Christmas Markets

Berlin shines in a festive blaze of lights every year in the period before Christmas. There are about 80 Christmas markets to wander round and enjoy. On grand boulevards and squares and also in small side streets and in museums, they’ll surprise you with their magic, charm and Christmassy delicacies. Whether thought provoking and fairytale or trendy and urban - there's something for everyone. Her's a choice of the best known Christmas markets. Click here for list of Berlin Christmas markets 2014 (PDF).

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Founded in 1720, the Späth'sche Baumschule in Berlin-Treptow is considered the oldest nursery in Germany. The 2nd weekend of Advent, the historic site becomes a...

Späth'sche Baumschulen
12/04/2015 - 12/06/2015
Kino International – © Yorck Kinogruppe

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.