Hohenshoenhausen is a pleasant borough located in the northeastern outskirts of Berlin and is composed of a number of pretty suburbs that provide a nice mix of suburbia and nature. You can relax by the calm Malchower Lake, or just enjoy a quiet slice of everyday life in German suburbia. Most visitors don’t come here for any of that, though; they come to bear witness to the disquieting but fascinating—not to mention historically important—Hohenschoenhausen Prison, which detained un-sentenced political prisoners during the Cold War Era, a facility that was infamous for its use of psychological and physical torture.
- Take a guided tour of the Hohenshoenhausen Memorial Centre to learn about the lives and experiences of the prisoners locked up here during East Berlin’s Communist era.
- Be warned: whilst the prison memorial is extremely thought-provoking, it’s also not for everybody; when visiting, take the more squeamish of your posse to the Eiscafe and Restaurant Gessert, located at Malchower Weg 69, for a delicious, traditional Berlin dessert, or to the serene Malchower lake to feed the ducks.
- Visit the elegant thirteenth-century Hohenschönhausen Castle.
Hohenschoenhausen is located approximately 10 kilometres from the centre of Berlin, and can be accessed via car or public transport. Driving to this destination takes roughly 26-40 minutes, depending on traffic. Many trains, trams, and buses serve this area, including the M4, M5, and 27 tramlines. The S-Bahn rail-line S75 serves the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen railway line, and you’ll need to buy an ABC ticket (at a cost of 3 to10 Euros) in order to travel across multiple zones. The HohenShoenhausen Prison is located on Genslerstraße 66, in the Lichtenberg neighbourhood, and the Hohenschönhausen Castle is on Hauptstraße 43, in the Alt- Hohenschönhausen neighbourhood.
Featuring tranquil spaces close to Berlin attractions and businesses, Hotel Alte Feuerwache Berlin makes for a tranquil base and an ideal starting point for holidaymakers in this part of the... More
Featuring quality services and comfortable accommodations with contemporary highlights, A&O Berlin Kolumbus makes for an ideal retreat for holidaymakers and corporate travellers in this part of... More
Assuring quality and relaxing stay, Comfort Hotel Berlin Lichtenberg is an ideal place for vacationers who want to explore Berlin. Alexanderplatz, a large open square in central Berlin, is a... More
With cosy accommodations within convenient access to city attractions, Grand City Hotel Berlin East makes for a suitable base for travellers exploring the German capital. This business hotel in... More
good value for Berlin
Offering comfortable accommodations and convenient access to Berlin tourist destinations, TRYP by Wyndham Berlin City East makes for an ideal starting point for exploring the Germany capital. After... More
Landsberger Allee 203 Map
Park & Fly- Includes up to 15 days of parking
Holiday Inn Berlin City East Landsberger has something for each traveller's need. Spend leisure-packed days in the pulsating city that is popular for its special finesse and wide variety of... More
Providing stylish accommodations within easy access to must-visit city destinations, andel's Hotel Berlin, by Vienna International Hotels and Resorts, makes for an ideal retreat for corporate... More
Generator Berlin welcomes discerning holidaymakers to a retreat that fuses comfortable accommodations and modern amenities set in the historic and lively Germany capital. Tourists at this Berlin... More
Creating an ideal atmosphere for a relaxing stay, BEST WESTERN Hotel City Ost Berlin is the right choice of accommodation, while visiting Berlin. A must visit attraction includes The Altes Museum... More
Refine your search
- East Berlin hotels
- Erholungspark Marzahn hotels
- Weissensee hotels
- Stasi documentation centre hotels
- Stasi-Zentrale hotels
- Lichtenberg hotels
- Frankfurter Allee hotels
- Friedrichsfelde hotels
- Volkspark Friedrichshain hotels
- Marzahn hotels
- Berliner Kriminaltheater hotels
- Marzahn-Hellersdorf hotels