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A little walk through Berlin-Wilmersdorf? Doesn’t matter where you’re about to start, Wilmersdorf will always welcome you with elegance and style. The northern part of the district is the legendary Kurfürstendamm that still got the charme of the former West Berlin. Strolling describes its best. And if you get tired of the lavish wideness you can turn into the southern directed side streets that will welcome you with Jugendstil facades and tree alleys. Galleries, Boutiques, Cafés and restaurants will welcome you!
Wilmersdorf itself divides into small districts which centers are mostly churches or charming squares: the Olivaer Platz and the Ludwigkirchplatz in the north, the Wilhemsaue with the Auen church in the center and more southern the Rüdesheimer Platz.
Besides of the Wilhelminian architecture located in the southern part, you’ll also be able to find residential areas that are unique in this part of Berlin. The Beamtensiedlung in Hildegard street or the artist colony around the Ludwig-Barnay-Platz are just two to mention.
The people’s park Wilmersdorf stretches from east to west and goes almost seamless into the green area round the Fennsee. Relaxation at its best right in the city center.
In the evening you got lots of choices from the Schaubühne at Lehniner Platz, to the Bar jeder Vernunft or the numerous theaters at Kurfürstendamm.
Or do you prefer going to the cinema? You can choose from small indepent to the big complex cinemas. You can choose from small indepent to the big complex cinemas. Do you prefer going out for jazz music or to the house of literature in Fasanen street? The list of tours for weekends is endless. Art lovers can go to the museum of photography, the Berggruen museum or to the castle of Charlottenburg. Ideal for family trips are the Zoologischen Garten or the attached aquarium.
Remarkable in Wilmersdorf is that traditional as also modern stores are existing side by side and offering a variety of goods to visitors and residentials. Besides that you’ll be able to find a huge offer on cultural activities ranging from museums to theaters. Furthermore there are two internationally recognized universities located in Wilmersdorf, the Universität der Künste and the Technische Universtität. Thanks to the dense public transports system it’s quiet comfy to head to neighboring districts. The proximity to the train station Zoologischer Garten allows it to make trips german wide in no time.
Incomers from around the world and Germany are leading to a further attractiveness of the city. In 2016 over 65 000 people moved to Berlin, so the population is now 3.7 million in total. The district Wilmersdorf will have a predicted rise in population by 4.3 % in 20