Hang out with the locals and go for a dip in Plötzensee, a lake oasis in the middle of the city. Swim around in the clean water, organize a volleyball match with friends, and sunbathe on the beach—or enjoy the shade of an umbrella for the fair-skinned crowd. Bring your own snacks for the day, or buy from any number of food stalls nearby, which sell everything from currywurst to crepes. There's even a secluded naturist area, if you're feeling a little brave. Unwind at this getaway that feels like a trip to the countryside, all without leaving Berlin.
Bar 3 is located down an easy to miss side street next to Volksbühne and attracts an intellectual ... Read more