Treptower Park

Walking towards the Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park
Walking towards the Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park cc licensed photo by Nacho Pintos

Ranked one of the best parks in Berlin, Treptower Park is a large 207-acre park that runs along the banks of the River Spree.

Treptower Park is probably best known for the Soviet War Memorial designed and built in 1949 in remembrance of the 80,000 who sacrificed their lives during the Battle of Berlin in April and May 1945.

Visiting the memorial and reflecting upon the soldiers, both Russian and non-Russian, who finally put a finish to the Nazi regime is a must as one reflects on the freedom we have to enjoy this magnificent park.

Start from the Treptower Park train station with a walk, bike or jog along the 4-kilometre riverside path where you can enjoy the changing view and the sight of pleasure boats, paddleboats and houseboats plying the river.

During your stroll, take a small detour from the river path to see the beautiful rose garden.

Farther along, walk across the picturesque Abteibrücke footbridge to Insel der Jugend (Island of Youth) and refresh yourself at one of two beer gardens or workout at the outdoor Calisthenics Park.

Consider renting a paddleboat or taking a sightseeing cruise on the Spree from one of the boat rental or tour operators near Insel der Jugend.

Continuing southeast, keep your eye out for the old SpreePark Ferris wheel, one of the rides in a historic amusement park dating back the GDR days. It hasn’t been operational for many years, but there are plans to bring some kind of amusement park back to life here. On weekends you can take a guided tour of the old site.

If you reach the far end of the park, just for fun, you can enjoy a short 2-minute ride (each way) across the River Spree on the F11 passenger ferry.

On your return walk, take the wooded inland paths and don’t miss the Soviet War Memorial if you didn’t see it yet.

Treptower Park is large, offering a beautiful diverse landscape and many activities. Plan on spending a least 3 to 4 hours. A full day is even better.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: No

Treptower Park Hours:
Opening hours may differ on holidays

  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours
  • Sunday: Open 24 hours

Address: 12435 Berlin, Germany

Phone: 030 65484348

Official Website: Treptower Park

Treptower Park Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5 Star Rating

5 Star Rating Treptower Park is a true gem in the middle of the city. Its lush greenery makes it feel like the Tiergarten of the east, but with the added charm of being by the water. The combination of nature and the serene river creates a perfect ambiance for relaxation. - **Peaceful Mornings**: Ideal for calm, reflective times early in the morning or during weekdays. 🧘‍♂️ - **Picnic Spot**: Great for picnics on the weekends. Bring a blanket and enjoy! 🍉🥪 **Historical Significance**: The park also holds historical value, with the Soviet War Memorial standing as a significant landmark. It adds a touch of history to your visit, making it not just a place to relax, but also to reflect. Overall, Treptower Park is a fantastic choice for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city without going too far. Highly recommended! 🌿🚣‍♀️
Ali Nezamolmaleki - 2 weeks ago

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5 Star Rating Such a serene place for nature lovers. It's right in front of the river Spree in Berlin. The park is suitable for families, couples or even solo. People come there to relax or do some jogging. The park is lively during the summers.
Sneha Harsora - a month ago

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5 Star Rating An amazingly serene and tranquil park, even though crowded most of the time. One can find people of all age groups enjoying their peace. Large enough spaces near the beautiful Spree River for picnics. There are shops including some food options at the entrance. Whether you want to walk, jog, cycle, or simply be at peace, Treptower Park is a perfect choice for the perfect day out, especially when the weather is perfect. Berlin is a beautiful city mainly due to the public parks like these.
Santhosh Kumar Nagarajan - a month ago

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5 Star Rating Loved it peaceful and tranquil. Further out but it was impressive. Old soviet monument and park. It was well worth the visit.
ashley W - 3 months ago

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5 Star Rating Nice and huge park with a lot of space. Can be crowded on holidays.
Aron Reščec - 2 weeks ago

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Directions

How to get to Treptower Park by S-Bahn

Nearest S-Bahn Line(s): S8, S9, S41, S42, S85
Nearest S-Bahn Station(s): S Treptower Park

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