Berlin: the street art capital of…

Astronaut on Mariannenstrasse

Street art and graffiti are everywhere in Berlin. Maybe they even have some in Dahlem. We’ll all find out soon enough. But you can definitely find loads of the stuff in Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain and Neukölln. There’s so much of it over here that various clever people have started making it a part (or all) of their city tours. More about that in a bit.

The streets around Kottbusser Tor in Kreuzberg have some amazing street art. A huge astronaut floats over Mariannenstrasse and the U1 overground line, and a group of dead but arty animals hang from the top of a high wall on Oranienstrasse. Standing next to them is a strange, robotic-looking rabbit. Continue reading