Tempelhof, from an abandoned airport to the largest public park in Europe

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Tempelhof, from an abandoned airport to the largest public park in Europe
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    But the surprises don't end ...

    At the entrance to OderstraĂźe, the German lady Lena Wenckebach invented the Picnic Berlin, which is the perfect picnic. In his banquet it is possible to buy baskets containing plates, glasses, cutlery and. checkered tablecloth. Plus, if you don't feel like cooking, there is no shortage of appetizing dishes on its stall. For a truly inimitable Sunday lunch!



    • Don't forget to book Lena's delicacies on the Picnic Berlin Facebook page so as not to be left overwhelmed.

    Tour to the Tempelhof Park between history and legends

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    The airport was founded in 1923 in the southern part of the Tempelhof-Schöneberg district and, being one of the first airfields to be built in Europe, it acquired a certain importance right from the start. So much so that the British architect Norman Foster defines it as the “mother of all airports”. The last plane takes off from its runways in 2008. The structure encloses ancient legends but also most of the events of the Nazi World War II.

    • Through a tour of about two hours you can find out i myths and tales enclosed in bunker and in underground tunnels. Not only that: anti-aircraft shelters, control rooms and military structures of the American allies. Tempelhof becomes a real history lesson in the open.



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  • Where it is

    Address: Platz der LuftbrĂĽcke, 3, 12101, Berlino.


    How to get to the Tempelhof Park

    The park is located between the districts of Kreuzberg, Neukölln and Tempelhof, not too far from the park you can visit the cimitero St. Matthew Cemetery where the Brothers Grimm are buried, the museum of unheard of things, that is the Museum Der Unerhörten Dinge and in summer it is possible to take part in the street parties LGBT in the Motzstraße street.




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