Schloss Charlottenburg is one of the district’s greatest attractions. Built in the baroque style in the 17th century to house the Prussian royal family, the palace features a splendid interior and a beautiful, sprawling back garden that is free and open to the public.
Until next fall, Charlottenburg will continue to be home to not one, but two opera houses: the Deutsche Oper and the Staatsoper, which has temporarily moved out west to the Schiller Theater while its home theater on Mitte’s Unter den Linden undergoes extensive renovation. Both host regular ballets by the Berlin Staatsballett; productions this month include and the timeless
a cult German retailer for top- quality, traditionally made homewares, has its Berlin flagship in Charlottenburg at Hardenbergstr. 4-5. Don’t miss its neighboring brot&butter café and deli, which makes some of the best baguettes and croissants in the city.