Highlights from Berlin’s museums, galleries, and cultural outings.

Europa Experience the Exhibition: become a Member of the European Parliament
Europa Experience the Exhibition: become a Member of the European Parliament

Friday, October 28, 2016

If you are visiting the city center, around the Brandenburg Gate and you are interested in politics, apart of visiting the Reichstag, now you can also attend for free the permanent exhibition "Erlebnis Europa" in the European House Berlin, in Unter den Linden. The exhibition, designed by ATELIER BRÜCKNER, is a initiative of the European...

Films about Berlin
Films about Berlin

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Berlin is a city with a lot of history and scenery of a lot of trends and cultural vibes. The German capital has its own Cinema Museum and also holds several cinema events like the Berlinale, Achtung Berlin Festivalor the Deutscher Filmpreis-LOLA. Thus, it is normal that Berlin is a scenery of many movies and documentaries such as Cabaret, Good...

Berlin: squats, counter-culture and street art
Berlin: squats, counter-culture and street art

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Where are we now? With this song, David Bowie express his concern about the changes in the world and, specifically in Berlin. The song starts at the Potsdamer Platz, that didn't exist like it is today (with its big and modern buildings), before the Wall fell. As you can learn in one of the tours "Songs of Berlin", David Bowie lived in West Berlin...

Christmas Concerts
Christmas Concerts

Friday, November 6, 2015

If there is one thing Germany excels at, it is Christmas. There is Glühwein, Lebkuchen, Stollen, snow, lights...All the things we associate with the festive season. Something Berlin has in particular is a plethora of Christmas concerts. From Beethoven, Bach and the classics, to gospel, carols and opera. There is far too much to mention here, but...

Platoon Kunsthalle
Platoon Kunsthalle

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

These are exciting times to be a creative in the capital, with Berlin currently sitting in that sweet spot of spaces, places and opportunities. A project that has outlets in Seoul and Berlin, Platoon Kunsthalle is one such space and a new way of approaching art in the city. Run through a communications consultancy, Platoon Kunsthalle is a space for artists and creatives - a multipurpose site that can host art projects, talks, concerts, shows and workshops.

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Victoria
Victoria

Monday, August 3, 2015

We’re always telling you what is happening in and around Miniloft on this blog – so we figured we’d do the same for our next big venture, the forthcoming Frizz23. And what better news to share than that the surrounding area of Frizz23 has been immortalised in one of the most exciting films of this year, Victoria. Victoria is an incredible...

Stand off at Checkpoint Charlie
Stand off at Checkpoint Charlie

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

It’s all hands to deck at Miniloft behind the scenes, as we are working on a new development over in Kreuzberg. Our new place is near Checkpoint Charlie, a fascinating spot that once you look past the tourist trappings, is actually one of the most significant sites in Berlin from the 20th Century. Because it was here that the Cold War nearly...

Kunstfabrik Schlot
Kunstfabrik Schlot

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A Berlin institution since the fall of the wall, Kunstfabrik Schlot is more than just a great location - it’s also one of Berlin’s best loved jazz bars. That said, the address of Kunstfabrik Schlot is also a big bonus for Miniloft guests, lying a shot walk from us in the Edison-Höfe.

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Menschenmuseum at Alexanderplatz
Menschenmuseum at Alexanderplatz

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Gunther von Hagen’s Body Worlds has traversed the globe several times over, a curious travelling cabinet of the Professor’s plasticized bodies and anatomical parts. It’s slightly odd, endlessly fascinating, a little bit notorious and definitely compelling – so perhaps no surprise that this travelling biological circus has found a permanent home in Berlin.

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Exploring the Afterlife in Berlin
Exploring the Afterlife in Berlin

Monday, December 29, 2014

Those coming to Berlin are always looking to find ways to explore the capital’s history. So why not extend that beyond the buildings to the people? The former residents of Berlin are as interesting as the place itself – leading to a new way of visiting the city, also known as “necrotourism”. 

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