Mitte is the old and new centre of Berlin and one of the most sought-after and hip districts for temporary living. No wonder, because here the city presents itself from its most glamorous side. Here you will find everything that makes a metropolis: important historical buildings, world-famous museums, magnificent boulevards, a lot of history and a lot of modernity: art, culture, fashion and avant-garde. Mitte is creative, cosmopolitan and international. People from all over the world appreciate the unique atmosphere. Because Mitte is an attitude to life. It is no coincidence that many celebrities, artists and business people live in Mitte.
Discover modern art in the gallery district around Linien-, August- and Schröderstraße. Many designers and creative people have their showrooms in Mitte. This is also the home of Germany's first and largest startup campus, the Factory.
The offer of furnished temporary apartments in Mitte is extraordinarily good. Elevated equipment, design furniture, best location - no problem. But unfortunately it is not quite cheap in Mitte. Here there are many new buildings in the luxury segment that leave nothing to be desired. Besides the typical old Berlin rental houses. Today Mitte is the most sought-after residential district. In the 19th and early 20th century it was different. Here laid the old historical core, the residence of the Hohenzollerndynastie and the boulevard Unter den Linden. On the other hand, workers and craftsmen lived in Mitte. At that time the western part of the city was hip, expensive and modern. Therefore, the old buildings in Mitte do not have grand tenement houses with magnificent entrance halls, lavish stucco decoration, marble and splendour. Of course, all houses have been renovated and modernised. By the way, one should not be deceived by the often inconspicuous facades. Often, the most fantastic apartments are hidden behind them.
The prefabricated buildings are located on the Fischerinsel and at the Leipzigerstr. The latter offer an incomparable view to the city. Some of these buildings have concierge service and the many apartments there also belong to the luxury segment.
In Mitte, no desire for living remains unfulfilled - as long as you can afford it. Spacious lofts, designer apartments with swimming pool and gym, idyllic penthouses with dream terraces. With a little luck you can also find a cheaper furnished apartment for a limited time.
The sought-after residential districts are located in the area around the south of the Torstr in the area around the lines - August- Tucholsky and Große Hamburgerstr. North of the Torstr. Are apartments particularly in demand in the Schröder - Garten - Berg and Ackerstr. Those who like to pay a little morewill appreciate the area around Hackescher Markt and Monbijoupark, ideally with a view of the Spree.
Mitte offers an abundance of art and culture. The Berliner Ensemble am Schiffsbauer Damm, founded by Berthold Brecht, is the most famous theatre in Mitte. Opera lovers have a choice between the Komische Oper and the Staatsoper. For those who prefer variety and acrobatics, the legendary Chameleon at Hackescher Markt is the right place. If you live in Mitte, you will find many of the world's most important museums on Museum Island on your doorstep. Buy an annual ticket and turn many days of the year into a museum day.
Food is a trend theme in Mitte. Here there are countless restaurants, many restaurants of the top gastronomy, but also good and cheap cuisine. There is something for every taste and every purse. The Torstr is the new restaurant mile and lures with a large culinary offer. By the way, in Mitte the star restaurant is also very casual.
In summer, a visit to the roof terrace bar of the Hotel de Rome is an unforgettable experience. Enjoy a drink and the spectacular view of the historic centre of Berlin.
If you are staying in Mitte for a while, you will certainly not only walk once from Friedrichstr via the bank promenade along the Spree to Berlin Cathedral or the Museum Island. The view of the river, the Bode Museum and the Monbijou Bridge is overwhelming.
Don't miss the Beach Bar in the summer. Here you can dance every evening under romantic lighting in the open air and under palm trees. The atmosphere is incomparable and every year a highlight of Berlin's summer.
Whoever finds something special will find it in Mitte. In the small boutiques and shops you will find no mass-produced goods, but an individual and upscale offer. Stroll through the Sophienstr., one of the most beautiful and oldest streets of Mitte. Not far from the busy Rosenthaler Str., you almost feel as if you are in a small town. Don't miss to stop at No. 31. Here is the wonderful bakery Balzer. It seems to have fallen out of time. Make sure you try the Berlin "Signature Gebäck" - Berliner Pannkuchen. You will find many Berlin fashion labels in Mulackstr, slightly cheaper boutiques in Rosenthaler Str.
Are you looking for a good time? No matter if you live in Mitte or not. The wellness offer in Mitte is huge. Treat yourself to a break at the Yi Day Spa in Oranienburgerstr. Let yourself be pampered with an Asia massage and natural treatments. Another design wellness oasis is located in the Mandala Hotel at Potsdamer Platz. A visit to the Ono Spa guarantees deep relaxation. One of the best and most stylish addresses for sport and spa is Befine in the Titanic Hotel in the Chausseestr. After the sport you recover in the Hamman, bathe in the beautiful pool or sweat in the steam bath.