Berlin park near the Bernabeu Stadium

The Berlin Park (Parque de Berlin) is a beautiful 5-acre park that honors the Berlin city.

The Berlin Park is an urban park limited by street Ramón y Cajal, Marcenado and San Ernesto. The park is located in the Chamartin district and since 1990 it houses remains from the Berlin Wall. The park is beautiful, with fountains, very old trees, and excellent children’s playground areas

It is situated in the north of Madrid on Calle Ramon y Cajal, and has on display 3 pieces of the Berlin Wall that was brought over in 1990. 

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The Berlin Park in Madrid - Visitor guide

Things to do near the Berlin park

The park is located very close to the Bernabeu stadium, and it boasts terraces, bars, and restaurants which are frequented almost exclusively by locals since the park is outside the most frequented tourist routes and attractions in Madrid. Great if you want to enjoy things locals do in Madrid.

What to see in Berlin park

The upper area of the Berlin park, the one closest to Príncipe de Vergara street is dedicated to sports; there are courts where locals enjoy basketball, some picnic tables, a playground area normally crowded with local children, and an auditorium where open-air concerts are offered in summer.

The lower area of the Park is dedicated to Berlin and the demolition of the Wall. There stand three pieces of the wall which contain original graffitis and that serve the purpose to remind visitors of the existence of a wall that divided Germany for decades and which was brought down in 1989.

The main fountain, located in front of the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe (a modern church with very interesting architecture), in the lower area of ​​the park, is dedicated to the demolition of the Berlin Wall.

There is also a sculpture called the “Oso de berlin” (Berlin bear) and a sculpture dedicated to Beethoven.

Is it worth the visit?

This is not an impressive park (if you seek one, then El Retiro park or the unknown Capricho park are much better options) . The Berlin park is not a beautiful area with immense botanical value like the botanical gardens of Madrid near the Prado museum. The Berlin park is small, just five hectares, but it is worth the visit if you plan to visit the Bernabeu stadium and would like to enjoy a bit of greenery and local life. Children will enjoy for sure the playground areas and the park boasts some terraces which are perfect to enjoy a drink and a light tapas lunch. Besides that, there is an element of history and collective memory which make it always an interesting visit, especially with children. 

Other parks in Madrid

Madrid is probably the capital city in Europe with more trees per square mile. A quick look using google earth will show you the large areas of greenery the city enjoys: La Casa de Campo is a forestlike park next to Madrid on its western side. Parks are also part of the city´s expansion plans and newly created parks huge parks can be enjoyed on the North East: El Parque de Valdebevas and the Rey Juan Carlos park

Below we show you two of the parks you will most likely enjoy during a visit to Madrid due to their central location near top tourist venues in Madrid: The Retiro and the recently created Madrid Rio area (this last park offers fantastic views of the Royal Palace)

Retiro Park

Retiro Park- Madrid

Retiro Park, the best park in Madrid The Retiro park is probably Spain´s most famous park. Enjoying a boat ride in the Retiro lake is one of the top things to enjoy in Madrid with children. Among the many interesting things you will be able to enjoy in El Retiro park you will be able to take some pictures of trees, squirrels, ducks and beautiful fountains. This will allow you to take home beautiful memories

Madrid Rio

Madrid Rio- Madrid

Madrid Rio. The park with the best views in Madrid Madrid Rio´s very long path starts in the Puente de Los Franceses and runs a few miles until you reach the Matadero area. A large number of trails makes it very pleasant to walk, and by the time you’re done walking one trail or another, it could add up to about 10 kilometers. It offers breath-taking views of the Madrid Royal Palace and the Almudena

Q Which restaurants are near Parque de Berlin

La Rochela

Q What to do near Parque de Berlín

Estadio Santiago Bernabeu

Q What hotels are near Parque de Berlín

NH Collection Madrid
Melia Castilla
Hotel Santo Mauro
Hotel Único Madrid
ICON Embassy by Petit Palace
Hotel Fenix Gran Melia
The Pavilions Madrid
Relais & Châteaux Hotel Orfila
ICON Wipton by Petit Palace
Petit Palace Santa Bárbara

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