Viktoria-Luise Platz

Viktoria-Luise Platz is a park in Berlin, Schöneberg, named after Viktoria Luise of Prussia, daughter of Wilhelm II, last German Emperor, and great granddaughter of Queen Victoria of England.

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Viktoria-Luise Platz in Berlin
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The fountain on Viktoria-Luise Platz

It has a hexagonal shape with a fountain in the middle, a neoclassical arch on one side of it and a subway station on the other. You can reach the park with a U-Bahn line U4.

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Neoclassical Arch
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U4 U-Bahn Station

The park was laid out in 1900, when it’s namesake was 8 years old.

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Fountain on Viktoria-Luise Platz

As a fairly large patch of green in a densely urbanized area, it is very popular among city dwellers looking to rest among at least a tiny bit of nature. The streets leading to the park are closed to the area is fairly quiet and undisturbed.

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The park is surrounded by many interesting tenement buildings, ornamented in Jugendstil, very popular architectural style at the time, a German version of Art Nouveau.

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Tenements around the park
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Tenements around the park

See my other entries on parks/nature in and around Berlin

Bogenseekette: https://seeinberlin.com/2016/06/30/nature-around-berlin-bogensee-and-the-surrounding-park/

Engelbacken: https://seeinberlin.com/2016/05/31/michelkirchplatz-pt2-canal-park-hindu-springs-angels-pool-kanalpark-indische-brunnen-engelbacken/

Märchenbrunnen: https://seeinberlin.com/2016/06/14/fountain-of-fairytales-marchenbrunnen-in-berlin-friedrichshain/

Schönower Heide: https://seeinberlin.com/2016/07/15/nature-around-berlin-the-schonow-heath-schonower-heide/

Peacock Island: https://seeinberlin.com/2016/07/28/peacock-island-the-kings-pleasure-house/

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