Many of Berlin’s natural wonders, evocative bars and local gems are hidden amongst the bustle of the city, or blanketed on its fringes. Moving beyond the German capital’s top 10 sights, and into the less well-known areas of the city, here are 10 of the most hidden corners of Berlin and the clandestine hot spots they hold.
Spanning over ten hectares, Britzer Garten is a lush botanic garden housing lakes, themed gardens, animal enclosures and playgrounds for visitors to explore by foot or slow-train. You can spend hours wandering around the large, tranquil gardens, stopping to refuel at one of the in-house cafes or to pet the adorable animals. An oasis within Berlin, it’s a perfect quick escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.