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Pfaueninsel, Berlin

4.6
#2 of 16 in Nature in Berlin
Situated along the River Havel and only accessible by a small ferry, the nature reserve of Pfaueninsel makes up part of the World Heritage Site of the Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin. The island, named after the free-roaming peacocks that live here, feels a world away from Germany's bustling capital. Besides its colorful feathered residents, the park is home to a number of other attractions, including a striking white medieval-style palace built by Friedrich Wilhelm II from 1794 to 1797. Admire the architecture and wander the grounds, where you can encounter a range of fauna alongside the peacocks. Snack shacks are located near the ferry drop-off. Take a look at our Berlin planner to schedule your visit to Pfaueninsel and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I love the quiet atmosphere on the island. Not many tourists come here but Berliners and Brandenburgers which brings a very different atmosphere to this place than any green spot in Berlin city.  more »
  • To cross the Havel by ferry boat— and get enchanted by the atmosphere of a beautiful park and to look at the mock medieval palace built upon request of King Friedrich Wilhelm II— trying to escape the....  more »
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  • Good place, could be better with a bit innovation!
  • Loved this place. It's very beautifull and serene. My toddler found the peacocks very interesting. We had a great family day here!
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