Celebrated, coveted, captivating:

Berlin-Mitte is the pulsating creative centre of the capital. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, a unique free space for characterful minds, urban experiments and new ideas emerged here. Its unbroken dynamism to this day makes Mitte an international place to be. The epicentre of this development has always been Torstraße, with ambitious galleries, innovative restaurants, iconic bars, trendsetting cafés and plenty of niches for modern, even avant-garde design.

Welcome to your new neighbourhood

In Mitte, discovery follows discovery. Whether shopping, dining, enjoying art, or, or, or. You will quickly find your personal favourite places. Here are a few suggestions.

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Intstitute for Contemporary Art

Since its foundation in the 1990s, the KW (short for Kunst-Werke) Institute for Contemporary Art in Auguststraße has shaped Berlin’s standing in the international art scene like almost no other institution. As a house without its own collection, it is dedicated to the central questions of the present and the further development of national and international contemporary art and cultural discourse in solo, themed and group exhibitions – less than 700 metres from the Iconic.

Auguststraße 69 | 10117 Berlin-Mitte

Root Restaurant

At the Telegraphenamt Berlin

ROOT combines high culinary standards with a nonchalant down-to-earth attitude. Almost all the ingredients for the Asian delicacies served here come from the region. They are prepared in the open kitchen and enjoyed in the impressive premises of the former telegraph office. Cocktail art is also at home here, in the adjoining ROOT Bar. How nice that you only have to walk 800 metres home to the Iconic and can therefore stay a little longer.

Monbijoustr. 11 I 10117 Berlin

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Hackescher Markt

In the Spandauer Vorstadt

If you fancy some top-class shopping, just take the tram 3 stops from the Iconic to Hackescher Markt. Small alleyways full of big names and numerous insider tips await you here – whether fashion or delicatessen, art or cosmetics. A stroll through the historic Hackesche Höfe is a very special experience. The largest enclosed courtyard area in Germany enchants visitors with its playful architecture and diverse shops.

Hackescher Markt I 10178 Berlin

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The Sanctuary

Vegan Italian bakery

Not far from the Iconic is the city’s favourite vegan bakery. Here you can find delicious baked goods, all made from purely plant-based ingredients. The shop’s philosophy emphasises sustainability and love for animals. The Sanctuary is the ideal place to experience the joy of vegan pastries and a sustainable lifestyle.

Torstr. 175 | 10117 Berlin-Mitte

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Fotografiska Museum

At the Tacheles

Fotografiska at Tacheles Berlin is an exciting centre for photography and art in a historic building. Here you can experience fascinating photo exhibitions, take part in workshops and be inspired by the creative atmosphere. A must for photography enthusiasts in Berlin!

Oranienburger Str. 54, 10117 Berlin

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The Store X Berlin

At Soho House

The Store X at Soho House Berlin is an innovative space that combines art, culture and creativity. It hosts exhibitions, events and workshops that showcase the latest trends in art and design. This inviting space combines modern design with vintage charm and offers inspiration for art lovers and creative thinkers.

Torstraße 1 I 10117 Berlin

The quintessence of urban living

You can hardly live in a more central location in Berlin than in Iconic. Whether it’s art, culture and nightlife, cafés and restaurants, schools, nurseries, local amenities with shops for daily needs or transport links – nothing is left to be desired here. You can even take a quick break from the big city with the Tiergarten park just 7 minutes away by bike. Alternatively, you can also reach it on foot: always along the banks of the Spree, directly behind the Reichstag building and the Bundestag.

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