Volkspark Friedrichshain: The Green Oasis at Strausberger Platz

Concrete, tarmac, grey facades – this is what urban life looks like in all too many cities. Berlin is different. In every district, small parks and green spaces beckon residents to step outside for exercise or relaxation. Steeped in history, Volkspark Friedrichshain is one of the most beloved among them. Only a few hundred yards north of Strausberger Platz, the noise of the city disappears and urban dwellers find themselves succumbing to the soothing influence of nature.

Fairy-Tale Fountain - Central Berlin
Fairy-Tale Fountain at Volkspark Friedrichshain – Rotkäppchen, Quelle: Shutterstock – Sergey Kelin

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