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Grind flour in the village

Be in the city and feel in a village, like in 1920

1920 was a very significant year in Berlin. Until this year, the city was much smaller than the city we know today, surrounded by dozens of towns and villages. The Prussian government's Groß-Berlin decision expands Berlin and connected her with 7 surrounding cities Charlottenburg, Köpenick, Lichtenberg, Neukölln/Rixdorf, Schöneberg, Spandau and Wilmersdorf; and another 57 villages and small towns. This union created the charm that Berlin has, where each district is very different from the other and maintains its own special color and character. Inside the districts are still hidden the villages that were united with the city and give their visitors the feeling that they are no longer in the city, even though they are only a few minutes away by tram from the center of Berlin.

I really like to visit and discover a different village every time, especially those that make me feel like I'm in a completely different place. One of them is Alt Marzahn. The ancient area is small and special and you will find a rural look and animal farm, a windmill that still works (You can book a tour of the place and see how flour is milled just like back then in the 19th century on the spot), restaurants and small shops and the KulturGut cultural center with shows and exhibitions.

Not far from there is Gärten der Welt ("Gardens of the World"); A unique park that presents flowers and trees from all over the world. Don't miss the cable car ride where you can see the whole area from above. A recommended experience for the whole family.

Starting the morning in the old city and from there to the park will give you half a day of the most non-urban Berlin experience you can find in the city.

Address Alt-Marzahn 1 12685 Berlin

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