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Discover the many rivers, canals and lakes in all districts of Berlin.
Mitte
Neuer See

Neuer See

Lake
Lichtensteinallee 2
10787 Berlin




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A small lake in the middle of the Tiergarten with a café of the same name and a beer garden.

Plötzensee

Plötzensee

Lake
Hans-Schomburgk-Promenade
13351 Berlin




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Berlin-Spandauer Schifffahrtskanal

Berlin-Spandauer Schifffahrtskanal

Canal
Seestr.
13353 Berlin




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The twelve kilometre long Berlin-Spandau shipping canal, also known as the Hohenzollern Canal, connects the rivers Spree and Havel.

Reinickendorf
Flughafensee

Flughafensee

Lake
Allée St.Exupéry
13405 Berlin




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A small lake behind the airport Tegel, which some also use for swimming.

Schäfersee

Schäfersee

Lake
Residenzstr. 43
13409 Berlin




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A small oasis for a walk in the otherwise noisy district Wedding

Tegeler Fließ

Tegeler Fließ

Stream
Alt Lübars
13469 Berlin




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The Tegeler Fließ is a stream in Brandenburg or on the northern outskirts of Berlin. It has a length of 30.4 kilometers, of which 9.9 kilometers are located in Berlin. The Tegeler Fließ rises in the Mühlenbecker Land and drifts at the Tegeler Hafen (harbour) into the Tegeler See (lake).

Tegeler See

Tegeler See

Lake
Greenwichpromenade
13507 Berlin




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Lake Tegel is the second largest lake in Berlin. You can swim in it or go boating on it. Many excursion steamers depart from the Greenwich Promenade for shorter and longer tours.

Spandau
Großer Spektesee

Großer Spektesee

pond
Am Kiesteich
13589 Berlin




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Pichelsee

Pichelsee

Lake
Siemenswerder Weg 50
13595 Berlin




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A bulge of the river Havel with many shipyards and jetties

Grimnitzsee

Grimnitzsee

Lake
Tharsanderweg
13595 Berlin




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Groß Glienicker See

Groß Glienicker See

Lake
Uferpromenade
14089 Berlin




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Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
Jungfernheideteich

Jungfernheideteich

pond
Jungfernheideweg 60
13629 Berlin




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The Jungfernheideteich is located in the Jungfernheide Park and invites you to take a stroll along its banks. The lido has the most well-kept sandy beach in Berlin.

Teufelssee

Teufelssee

Lake
Teufelsseepromenade
14055 Berlin




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Lietzensee

Lietzensee

Lake
Lietzenseeufer 10
14057 Berlin




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In the middle of Charlottenburg, a lake with a large park around it. Beautiful for strolling and relaxing. There is also an Italian café with terrace.

Grunewaldsee

Grunewaldsee

Lake
Hüttenweg 90
14193 Berlin




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A larger lake, beautiful for walks at any time of year. Dogs are allowed to walk here without a leash.

Havel

Havel

River Havel
Havelchaussee
14193 Berlin




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Following Berlin’s north west stretch through Potsdam, to below the town of Brandenburg, the Havel flows through a chain of partially quite large lakes.


Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Großer Wannsee

Großer Wannsee

Lake
Königstr. 2
14109 Berlin




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The Großer Wannsee is actually a large bay of the river Havel. It is known for its beach of the same name and is popular for sailors.

Griebnitzsee

Griebnitzsee

Lake
Neue Kreisstr. 50
14109 Berlin




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Teltowkanal

Teltowkanal

Canal
Neue Kreisstraße
14109 Berlin




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The Teltow Canal is a 38.39 kilometre long canal in Berlin and the southern Berlin environs, which was built at the beginning of the 20th century. It connects the Dahme, a tributary of the Spree, with the Havel in Potsdam.

Schlachtensee

Schlachtensee

Lake
Fischerhüttenstr. 130
14163 Berlin




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The tubular Schlachtensee is almost the most southern lake in the Grunewald chain of lakes. The lake with approximately 421,000 square meters and a maximum depth of about 8.5 meters is one of the larger lakes in the city of Berlin, the circumference is 5.5 km. Very popular for joggers and walkers

Krumme Lanke

Krumme Lanke

Lake
Fischerhüttenstr. 136
14163 Berlin




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A lake near to the Schlachtensee used for swimming and sunbathing.

Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Tempelhofer Hafen

Tempelhofer Hafen

Marina
Tempelhofer Damm 227
12099 Berlin




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The Tempelhof Harbour is an inland port of the Teltow Canal in Berlin's Tempelhof-Schöneberg district.
The harbour complex with warehouse and cranes dates from the years 1901 to 1908 and is listed as a historical monument. The harbour made a major contribution to Tempelhof's economic upswing and, with its huge storage building, was the most important Goods transhipment point for the Tempelhof-Ost industrial estate.

Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg
Engelbecken

Engelbecken

Artificial pond
Michaelkirchplatz
10179 Berlin




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In the middle of Kreuzberg, the Engelbecken invites you to take a little walk or to the Café am Engelbecken. The wall stood behind it in former times.

Landwehrkanal

Landwehrkanal

Canal
Tempelhofer Ufer
10963 Berlin




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As a side canal, the Landwehrkanal connects the Spree at the Osthafen with the Spree at the Spreekreuz in Charlottenburg and runs for 10.73 kilometres through the districts of Kreuzberg, Neukölln, Tiergarten and Charlottenburg.

Flutgraben

Flutgraben

Canal
Vor dem Schlesischen Tor
10997 Berlin




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Treptow-Köpenick
Spree

Spree

River Spree in Treptow district
Puschkinallee 71 - 74
12435 Berlin




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The Spree is a nearly 400 kilometre long left tributary of the Havel river in eastern Germany, which flows for a short stretch through the far north of the Czech Republic on the upper reaches. In Berlin-Spandau, the Spree flows into the Havel.

Dahme

Dahme

River
Schwarzer Weg
12527 Berlin




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Dahme is an approximately 95 km long tributary of the river Spree, which rises southeast of the small Brandenburg town of Dahme and flows into the Spree in Köpenick.

Seddinsee

Seddinsee

Lake
Seddinpromenade
12527 Berlin




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Langer See

Langer See

Lake
Regattastr. 174-190
12527 Berlin




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Langer See is the name given to a lake in the Berlin district of Treptow-Köpenick that is about eleven kilometres long and is more like a chain of lakes. Flowed through by the river Dahme, the Lange See starts at Schmöckwitz and ends northwest at the Köpenick old town, where the river Dahme flows into the Spree.

Wuhle

Wuhle

Stream
Verlängerte Mozartstr.
12555 Berlin




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The Wuhle rises at Ahrensfelde and flows into the Spree after 16.5 km near the old town of Köpenick.

Gosener Kanal

Gosener Kanal

Canal
Gosener Landstraße
12559 Berlin




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The Gosener Canal connects Lake Seddin with Lake Dämeritz and thus provides a link between the Spree-Oder waterway and Rüdersdorf's industrial sites.

Großer Müggelsee

Großer Müggelsee

Lake
Müggelseedamm 278
12587 Berlin




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The Großer [Large] Müggelsee is the largest of the Berlin lakes.

Neuenhagener Mühlenfließ

Neuenhagener Mühlenfließ

Stream
Hinter dem Kurpark
12587 Berlin




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The Neuenhagener Mühlenfließ, also called Erpe, rises near Altlandsberg and flows into the Spree in Berlin-Friedrichshagen.

Dämeritzsee

Dämeritzsee

Lake
Kanalstr. 38
12589 Berlin




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The Dämeritzsee is located in the south-east of Berlin and is still half on the Berlin city area and the other half of Brandenburg county. When the weather is fine, sit on the terrace of the DämeritzSeehotel and enjoy a delicious meal and drink with a view on the lake. This is recommended for everyone!

Neu Venedig

Neu Venedig

Canal System
Rialtoring
12589 Berlin




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Neu-Venedig (New Venice) is a residential and weekend house settlement in the Berlin district of Treptow-Köpenick. It lies on the Müggelspree between Dämeritzsee and Müggelsee. At this point, the river Spree forms a small delta in which five canals branch off. Most of the plots in this area are water plots, many of which have a jetty or a boathouse. In the period after the Second World War, New Venice was inhabited by bombed-out families. During the GDR period, mainly officials of the SED received a weekend property there.

Fredersdorfer Mühlenfließ

Fredersdorfer Mühlenfließ

Stream
Alter Fischerweg
12589 Berlin




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The Fredersdorfer Mühlenfließ is a 34.5 km long stream, which rises northwest of Strausberg and flows into the Müggelsee (lake) near Berlin-Rahnsdorf.

Marzahn-Hellersdorf
Butzer See

Butzer See

Lake

12621 Berlin




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Habermannsee

Habermannsee

Lake
Goldregenstr./Kressenweg
12623 Berlin




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After a journey across several main roads you come to a rural single settlement which you would not suspect in this district. Then you walk through meadows and undergrowth over a trail, soon to see a lake from afar, just as you would in Upper Bavaria. Two lakes are connected here, surrounded by forest, reeds and a long sandy beach.

Lichtenberg
Rummelsburger See

Rummelsburger See

Lake
Paul und Paula Ufer
10245 Berlin




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The Rummelsburger See is a bay of the Spree in Berlin with the adjacent districts Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and Lichtenberg.

Orankesee

Orankesee

Lake
Oberseestr. 25
13053 Berlin




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Small lake with large park and lido.

Obersee

Obersee

Lake
Oberseestr. 26
13053 Berlin




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The Obersee emerged in 1895 as a water storage for the Löwenbrauerei [brewery] located at Berliner Straße. There was no digging necessary as the area previously was a natural depression. After the turn of the century the second residential colony of Hohenschönhausen was established around the area, but large parts can be walked on in a park.

Pankow
Weißer See

Weißer See

Lake
Berliner Str. 155
13086 Berlin




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The district around is named after the lake. There is a lido, a café, sunbathing lawns, a boat rental, a fountain and an open air stage.

Panke

Panke

Stream
Kronthaler Str.
13125 Berlin




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The Panke is a stream that rises in the district of Barnim near Bernau and flows into the Spree in Berlin-Mitte at the northern harbour. The Panke has a length of 29 kilometres, of which 20.2 kilometres are located in Berlin. According to it, the municipality of Panketal and in Berlin the district of Pankow are named.

Kiessee Arkenberge

Kiessee Arkenberge

Quarry Pond
Bauernweg
13159 Berlin




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