Berlin’s Good Bye to David Bowie

Berlin and David Bowie had a legendary three years love affair, marking each other for ever. After crazy times in L.A the Pop Star headed to Berlin in 1976 running away from drugs and looking for inspiration. Here he found … Continue reading

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This Is Not a Palm Tree

For the first time presented in this form in Berlin, the group exhibition “This Is Not a Palm Tree” focuses on the work of young protagonist artists of the contemporary art scene in Albanian and Kosovar. The 17 artists on … Continue reading

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Top 10 curiosities about West-Berlin during Wall Time

With its over 100 years the Amstel House building has undergone a lot of history, many of which during the Wall time. Located in the area, we have prepared a list of the Top 10 curiosities about West-Berlin during Wall … Continue reading

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Eat, drink and dance: Sunday at the Village Market

Sunday is Street Food Market at the Neue Heimat. But the complex at the RWA Gelände has a lot more to offer – Eat, drink and dance: Sunday at the Village Market. First of all, ai the area where many bars … Continue reading

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Postdamer Platz: one of world’s most cosmopolitan corners

Potsdamer Platz is considered a great symbol of vanguard and modernity. Up to 100.000 people come here every day to check it out. In tribute to this pioneering site, the Amstel House has listed 8 points on “Postdamer Platz: one … Continue reading

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Berlin Criminal Cort: an architectural symbol

At the begging of our parallel street Turmstrasse is located one of the most monumental Berlin buildings of all times, the Kriminalgericht (criminal Cort). Designed by architectures Rudolf Mönnich and Carl Vohl it is considered one of the most important … Continue reading

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10 things you might not know about Berlin

Berlin is in vogue and in the mouths of the people. But if it is to gossip let’s do it with real facts. This month top10 (in honor of the 10th anniversary of Amstel House) lists 10 things  you might … Continue reading

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Saturdays at the Kollwitzmarkt

With its cobbled, tree-lined streets, parks, small shops and restaurants with flowered gardens Prenzlauerberg is one of Berlin’s most charming neighborhoods. Known as an alternative district before and short after the Wall Fall, it has changed a lot over the … Continue reading

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Hostel Walking Tour

It is summer in Berlin and our backpacker’s season has begun. The Amstel House is already packed with international guests from all over the world and their road used bags. It is nice to see the hostel so colourful and … Continue reading

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The Karaoke at Mauerpark

Sunday is flea market day all over Berlin. Cozy or big, furniture or vinyl oriented, to get cheap clothes or a nice sausage, there are kinds for all tastes. One – however – is special and carries an unprecedented attraction: … Continue reading

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