Neukölln

This canal is called the Neukölln Ship Canal (Neuköllner Schiffahrtskanal). As the name implies, it runs through Neukölln, which is one of the twelve boroughs or districts of Berlin. From the end of the Second World War in 1945 until German reunification in 1990, Neukölln was part of the American Read More …

Landwehr Canal

This ten-kilometer canal through the center of Berlin was built in the nineteenth century (1845-1850) to provide additional transportation capacity parallel to the Spree River, which at that time had more boats and barges than it could handle. Today the canal is used mainly by sightseeing boats, two of which Read More …

Tempelhof Park

The former Tempelhof Airport, best known as the landing place for American supply planes during the Berlin Airlift of 1948-1949, is now a public park. Since the old runways are still intact it’s a great place for cycling, inline skating and jogging. Also there is plenty of space for kite-flying, Read More …