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Citadel city of Berlin-Spandau experience!

Berlin-Spandau - Worth it!

As a world leading destination worth seeing and experiencing Spandau is also the western gateway to the city of Berlin. Berlin-Spandau offers easy access to nearly all places of interest in Berlin for visitors. From the Berlin city motorway A100 and the west ring motorway A 10, Spandau districts are very accessible. With the long-distance, regional and S-Bahn trains as well as the, U7 subway and numerous buses Spandau is well connected by public transport to City West and East as well as to Potsdam – Brandenburg state capital. For those arriving by car there are 5,000 parking spaces in and near Spandau’s old city center, as well as designated free parking for coaches.

The Old Town of Spandau

Having the largest interconnected pedestrian area of Berlin, Spandau’s Old Town has approximately 300 retail stores, restaurants and service providers adding to the classic stroll and shopping streets of the capital. Remains of the ancient city walls, half-timbered buildings and vaulted cellars and especially the Church of St. Nicholas – a cradle of the Reformation in Berlin- Brandenburg, bear witness to Spandau’s eventful past.
The Tourist Information Berlin-Spandau in the Gothic House, Breite Str. 32, is situated in the Old Town, which invites you to take audio tours of the old town of Spandau. Here, in Berlin’s oldest town house, you can also acquire tickets for cultural events, regional historical literature, souvenirs, as well as bicycle and hiking maps, much of it also in other languages.
www.spandau-tourist-information.de
Modern Living in Historic Walls

The Spandau Citadel is a historical monument that has sustainably influenced the development of Spandau and is now home to numerous museums.
After extensive renovation of the old provisions magazine and the former barracks the new museum with a cultural and historical permanent exhibition “Revealed. Berlin and its Monuments”. will open at the end of 2014. The exhibition is devoted to political monuments that dominated Berlin’s cityscape since the 18th century. Hardly any monuments are still in the place for which they were originally planned. Numerous monuments were placed elsewhere, torn down, placed in depots or even buried. In the exhibition these will be made available to the public again.
www.zitadelle-spandau.de

Guided tours in German are also offered in not publicly accessible areas of the Citadel and in the Old Town of Spandau.
www.geschichte-spandau.de

Already in it’s tenth year, the best-preserved Renaissance fortress in northern Europe also offers probably one of the most atmospheric open-air stages of the capital: every summer, in the courtyard of the old fortress, the Citadel Music Festival offers performances and concerts from some of the biggest names in the international music scene together with an international audience. Whether it’s Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Nigel Kennedy, Roxette and several
others, many have already left their musical calling card.
The current programme and more at: www.citadel-music-festival.de