Sports Facilities

Sports Facilities

The summer fairytale of the football world championship turned Berlin into one big, cheerful party. This spirit is revived in many other sports events. Whether it is the athletics world championship, the DFB (German Football Union) cup final or the international cycling race at the Six Day Race in Berlin – the sportive spirit is encouraged and celebrated in Berlin. From a run for everyone to a professional ISTAF athletics meeting –sports is practiced on every level. National league and international games, marathons and top-class, high-performance sports events are on the agenda.

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With 19,000 seats Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark is the third largest stadium in Berlin after the Olympiastadion and the Stadion an der Alten Försterei. Since it opened...
The Max-Schmeling-Halle is in the Prenzlauer Berg district, in the centre of the former border area between East and West. The Max-Schemling-Halle was originally just...
The Mercedes-Benz Arena (formerly o2 World) was opened in September 2008, a modern multi-function arena setting new standards for Berlin. Up to 17,000 people can attend...
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The Olympic Stadium is the central venue for major events in Berlin and also serves as home field to the football club Hertha BSC Berlin. Architecture of the Stadium
On the outskirts of Berlin is the Hoppegarten race track, home to world-class horse racing for more than 145 years. The first race was held in 1868 with King Wilhelm I...
Since 1954, the 45 hectares and 35 sports facilities have made Sportforum Hohenschönhausen the second largest sports facility in the capital and the centre of Berlin's...
Near the small Wuhle River in Köpenick is the traditional venue of 1. FC Union Berlin, inaugurated with a match against Viktoria 89 in 1920. Because an old woodsman's...
With its opening in 1914, the public pool was already considered to be among Europe’s most beautiful pools. Today, with up to 10,000 daily guests, it is one the largest...
Trotting is the king of horse-racing for punters. You can start betting with just one euro and share in the suspense. Exciting races are held on the Karlshorst...
The Mariendorf trotting racecourse was officially opened in 1913 as the most modern centre of its kind in Germany. 32 stables frame the 24-hectare complex, surrounded by...
Pure excitement, fast chases, cycling at the highest level – and a colourful show programme as well: the six-day race, a highlight of Berlin’s sporting year. These...
The surface area of the Horst-Dohm-Eisstadion (ice stadium) is exactly 6170 m². It is located in an extensive sports facility on Forckenbeckstraße, which can be easily...
In the quiet forest of Grunewald, close to the Hundekehlesee, it's getting loud sometimes. The reason: Tennis club LTTC "Rot-Weiß" Berlin e.V. has its homebase here at...

Five minutes’ walking distance from Alexanderplatz. Huge hand-painted film posters hang on the sandstone façade of the postmodern building from the 60’s. Though its architecture is striking from the outside, the building’s most impressive features are found inside. With its magnificent chandeliers, retro eastern European style, red armchairs and huge glass front, the cinema’s foyer is a highlight in itself. Be it premieres or gay parties, this cinema hosts all sorts of events where glamorous VIPs mix with students, film lovers and party people.