Best range of choices
In no other district is life so convenient. Running all your errands and enjoying your weekend activities on foot? A veritable luxury in a big city, a fact of life for the residents of Mitte. Rumor has it that some never leave the neighborhood. If they do, however, they won’t be sorry. The east-west and north-south rail lines cross at the Friedrichstrasse S- und U-Bahnhof (commuter rail and metro station), which means that practically every other district is superbly accessible. The tram network is convenient as well, and there are very good connections to the airports and Hauptbahnhof (central train station). Avenues, interstates, and the ring road lead out in every direction. The infrastructure in the cosmopolitan center of Berlin is extremely good. Schools, childcare centers, medical facilities, and dining – it’s all there, in numerous variations. International school or classical gymnasium (college-prep school)? Natural medicine or private hospital? Organic food shop or delicatessen? People in Mitte always have the best range of choices.
Life at a holiday destination
Strolling along Unter den Linden, exploring Museumsinsel (Museum Island), having a drink at the Hackesche Höfe – the ideal day for tourists is a walk through the neighborhood for the residents of Mitte. Those who live in such a vibrant place are used to sharing it with visitors. There’s more than enough for everyone to see. The television tower, Brandenburg Gate, Red Town Hall, Gendarmenmarkt, and Nikolaiviertel are just some of the cultural highlights of the metropolis. Right through it all runs the Spree River – a perfect place to relax, enjoy the view, and plan your next adventure. Recreation is also provided by Monbijoupark and Weinbergspark, as well as the quiet side streets.
Pictures: Pablo Castagnola