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"Prenzlauer Berg is one of the most popular districts in Berlin, is one of Berlin´s prettiest neighbourhoods, still central, yet quieter than Berlin Mitte! In Berlin Prenzlauer Berg it is more beautiful than elsewhere, is a good life feeling. Nowadays much of Prenzlauer Berg is good for trendy shopping as well as many streetstyle fashion designers ply their wares . For the real experience of Berlin, however, it has to be Berlin Prenzlauer Berg."
At the moment Prenzlauer Berg is still an oasis of creative life, although it is not as wild as its heyday in the 1990s. It's paradoxically (or not) a neighborhood of artists and intellectuals but also the neighborhood with the most babies per capita in Germany, so these days you're more likely to encounter kindergardens and punk mothers strolling in the park than anything revolutionary.
It's busiest of all around Kastanienallee and Eberswalderstraße, while all the upscale restaraunts can be found in the genteel but still interesting Kollwitzplatz. While most of the exciting nightlife has moved east, there are still interesting clubs and cafés throughout Prenzlauer Berg.
Nowadays much of Prenzlauer Berg is good for trendy shopping as well as many streetstyle fashion designers ply their wares (although few manage to stay open more than a year or two).
Pfefferberg is an old brewery with one of the most beautiful beer gardens in the city. Inside the building you find a varied programme with lots of world music. Go to Icon to hear pounding sounds of drum and bass and hip hop.
Prater in Kastanienallee invites you to linger in its biergarten throughout the summer. The Volksbühne's second theatre stage is also located here and a club, Bastard, that showcases some great electronic music.
April 02, 2005 change by miromi