Created in 1985 for the National Horticultural Show.
The 90-hectare Britzer Garden offers garden art, gastronomy, concerts, events, sports and health facilities, animals and a museum railway. Above all, however, it offers beautifully manicured gardens and pristine nature. In 2002 it was voted one of Germany’s ten most beautiful gardens.
Important special events include "Tulips in the Britzer Garden", and the “Major Dahlia Show.“
On 9 May 1987 the Berlin Horticultural Show opened in Berlin Marzahn. Following the fall of the Berlin Wall a number of changes took place. The new name, Marzahn Recreational Park, was conferred in 1991. In place of small themed gardens large lawns were laid and play areas and playgrounds set up; trees were planted and the special gardens were redesigned and extended.
Untamed nature, forgotten technology and works of art. On the site of the former railway switchyard in Berlin Tempelhof a unique natural landscape has evolved with striking relics of the Age of Steam. Following the closure of the switchyard an “ancient forest“ became established on the 18-hectare site. Thanks to the efforts of many concerned citizens and with the financial backing of the Allianz Environmental Foundation, this magical place was made accessible to the general public. More...