A few years ago, Friedrichshain was almost exclusively in demand among students and young people interested in short-term housing. The flats were cheap. Berlin and Friedrichshain are becoming increasingly modern and attractive. Mostly because in Friedrichshain a lot was built and is still being built.
Anyone looking for furnished accommodation in Berlin, due to work or education, now has a large selection of stylish apartment to choose from.
Friedrichshain has changed. It used to be a working-class district, but after 1989 the district became very popular. Squatters had occupied the dilapidated apartment buildings and it is thanks to them that an alternative cultural scene developed in Friedrichshain.
Today, Friedrichshain is no longer just a trendy neighborhood, but is being appreciated by more and more people as an attractive district to live in. And not only by very young tenants.
The offer is varied and speaks for itself: modernized, furnished 1-room apartments for simple demands in the best neighbourhood, family apartments or luxury lofts. You are spoiled when it omes to choices.
Friedrichshain is young, dynamic and cosmopolitan. Many international companies have settled in the former East Harbour on Oberbaum City. In the meantime, tourists have also discovered Friedrichshain for themselves.
In Friedrichshain you live centrally, with excellent connections to Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg. The housing supply in Friedrichshain consists to a large extent of typical apartment buildings from the Wilhelminian period in the east. Further west, towards Alexanderplatz, you will find the well-known prefabricated buildings. There is also magnificently renovated socialist buildings on Karl-Marx-Allee, the so-called "Palaces for Workers".
Those interested in architecture will appreciate the unique ensemble of socialist modernist buildings, consisting of Kino International, Cafe Moscow and Mokka-Milch-Eisbar. A visit to Kino International is worthwhile because of its elegant interior
Decide for yourself: What type of apartment suits your style? Modern, Wilhelminian style, neoclassicism or socialist modernism? By the way, reservations about prefabricated buildings are completely unfounded. These buildings are often in the best locations, they are bright and have a good floor plan. Situated on a higher floor, you can enjoy the view over Friedrichshain and Mitte. These apartments also offer you a homely ambience for your temporary stay.
The eastern Friedrichshain you will find the popular residential areas Boxhagener Kiez, and further north the Samariterkiez. Would you rather live more quietly, without any hustle and bustle? Then the north is the right place for you. On the area around the former slaughterhouse there are high-quality apartment offers, many new buildings, Townhouses etc.. Further south you will find luxurious furnished apartments directly on the waterfront, on Stralauer and Rummelsburger Bucht.
Relax in the Volkspark Friedrichshain, the 49-hectare green oasis in eastern Berlin. Spacious meadows invite you to linger and relax. This park is also a dream come true for joggers. There is a café as well as the famous and beautiful fairytale fountain, which really gives the park a magical atmosphere.
The East Side Park is also worth a visit. The park is about 1.6 hectares in size and is located on historical ground, namely the former border strip near the Oberbaum Bridge. The park was named after the famous East Side Gallery, a piece of painted wall that borders the park. Immerse yourself in Berlin history and visit one of the last remains of the wall!
Berlin Friedrichshain is one of the nightlife districts of Berlin. The choice between individual clubs is not easy. The most famous club worldwide is Berghain. But also the Fritzclub is an unusual party location. Countless other clubs open the doors for young and young-at-heart visitors later in the evening, such as the Astra Kulturhaus, the RAW area and many others.
Would you rather let the evening end quietly? You can also end your day in Berlin with a massage in the Kiezsauna. The wellness offer is affordable and also includes the sauna.
In Friedrichshain you will not only find excellent clubs but also many good restaurants. There is something for every taste. The Michelberger Hotel restaurant offers regional and organic food in the morning, at lunchtime and in the evening. Depending on the season, the menu changes and various guest chefs and food events round off the dining experience.
You will also find many vegan snacks and even a vegan supermarket nearby. Here you live healthy, sustainable and modern, in every aspect!
Temporary living in Friedrichshain is not only attractive because of its unique atmosphere and the possibility to go out. The shopping opportunities in the popular Berlin district are also convincing more and more people. Berlin's newest shopping mall is located near S Warschauer Str, but the charm of the neighbourhood lies in the many original small shops and boutiques, such as “Aufschnitt” where cushions, key rings etc. are sold in the form of sausages and various meat products.
Here you will definitely find a gift that the recipient certainly does not have yet.
The flea market at Boxhagener Platz attracts numerous visitors every Sunday. In addition, you can also grab one or two bargains in the large Zalando Outlet, where you can also shop to spice up your furnished Friedrichshain apartment.