Tiergarten is a locality that is best known for its large park which shares the same name. Tiergarten houses many parliamentary and governmental buildings and several popular monuments. Tiergarten is technically part of the borough of Mitte due to the 2001 administrative reform although we separate it into its own page for clarity.
Must See In Tiergarten
Berlin Zoological Garden
The Berlin Zoological Garden is the oldest and most famous zoo in Germany. It was originally opened in 1844 and covers over 85 acres (35 hectares). This zoo holds the title of most comprehensive collection of species in the world (over 20,000 animals and 1500 different species).
Tiergarten is a large urban park located in the middle of Berlin. The park is 520 acres (210 hectares) and its origins can be traced back to the 16th century when it was first used as hunting grounds.
Berlin Victory Column
The Berlin Victory Column or Siegessäule is a monument in Tiergarten, near the center of Berlin. It was originally opened in 1873 and survived World War II probably due to its location. The Victory Column remains a major tourist attraction in Berlin to this day.