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Berlin Nature Park Südgelände

The Südgelände used to be a switch yard in Berlin-Tempelhof. The yard was closed in 1952 and left undisturbed leaving nature to take over. The plants and animals spread out.
You can also wonder technology from the past there: for example the old steam locomotive, the steel water tower and the one hundred year old locomotive depot. In the Park Südgelände you can spend a great day out – enjoying the nature and technology of an era gone by.

How big is the park?
18 hectares
How high is the water tower?
50 meters

Did you know, that…?

…After a residents initiative the Südgelände was designated a landscape and nature protection area, following a decision in 1970 to reopen the site for locomotives.