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Travel Insider Tips for Nikolassee
Nikolassee is in the south-west of Berlin (Berlin vacation rentals | Berlin travel guide), near the road to Potsdam (Potsdam vacation rentals | Potsdam travel guide), southeast of the forest of Grunewald. The river Havel separates it from Kladow and Gatow, in Spandau. Other localities bordering with Nikolassee are Wannsee, Zehlendorf and Grunewald (this one in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district). Its southern neighbour Kleinmachnow is a municipality in Potsdam-Mittelmark district, Brandenburg. The residential areas of Nikolassee and Grunewald are separated by the Grunewald forest.
Things to See in Nikolassee
Evangelische Kirche Nikolassee
Große Wannsee in Nikolassee
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More about the History of Nikolassee
In 1901 it was built as the Villenkolonie Nikolassee, so named after the lake Nikolassee. In 1902 the railway station was completed. Originally an independent Prussian municipality, Nikolassee was incorporated into Berlin (Berlin vacation rentals | Berlin travel guide) with the Greater Berlin Act of 1920. Part of West Berlin during the "Cold War", its southern border with the municipality of Kleinmachnow, at the same time the border between the American Sector and what was to be the GDR was fortified by the Berlin Wall between 1961 to 1989. Located on the motorway A 115 was the "Checkpoint Bravo" Drewitz-Dreilinden, built in 1969.
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Nikolassee is a locality (Ortsteil) of Berlin in the borough (Bezirk) of Steglitz-Zehlendorf. Until the latter was created in 2001, Nikolassee was part of the borough of Zehlendorf.
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