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Urban plants growing at the Hackesche Höfe in Berlin.
Urban plants growing at the Hackesche Höfe in Berlin.

Hackesche Höfe in Berlin

The most famous yards in Berlin are the Hackesche yards at Hackescher market. They have been listed under monumental protection since 1972.

A visit is for all art lovers a must. It´s a total of 8 interconnected yards in between Rosenthaler street and Sophienstreet.

The yards were reconstructed in 1993, the reconstruction costed 40 million euros.

Hackesche Höfe experience

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The Hackeschen Höfe

Location & Sights nearby

The Hackesche Höfe are located in the Mitte district. You'll find everything there. Whether shopping, strolling, cinema, theatre, here is the right address. Many bars invite you to stay and Berlin's nightlife has also settled there. Museum Island is just around the corner. Berlin Cathedral, Alexanderplatz and Red City Hall are also only a stone's throw away.


Brief history Hackesche Höfe

In the 17th century the site was located outside the city and was mainly used to store hay and straw in barns, which was forbidden to store in the city center because of fire danger.

That´s why a nickname of this area is also “barn hood”, in german “Scheunenviertel”.
It was in 1731 that Frederick William I. expanded the city of Berlin and since then the Hackescher Markt was part of the city of Berlin and the waste land was used to construct buildings.
Many of the back yards close at night to ensure the night rest of the residents. While the front yards stay open at night and offer interesting shops, restaurants, cafés, a vaudeville, clubs and bars, and a museum. Worthwhile is also the search for the cinema Central.
The yard is a single urban artwork.

Hackescher Höfe is one of Berlin's top 10 attractions.

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Hackesche Höfe at the Hackescher Markt in Berlin

Address: Rosenthaler Straße 40-41, 10178 Berlin
Opening times: 8 AM - 1 PM (the courts)
Public transport: S-Bahn Hackescher Markt (S5, S7, S75) U Weinmeisterstraße (U8), bus: S Bahnhof Hackescher Markt (N2, N40, N42, N5, N65, N8), S + U Alexanderplatz station (100, 200, N48 , N5, TXL) Tram: S Hackescher Markt (12, M1, M4, M5, M6)


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Experience the city tour "Scheunenviertel and Hackesche Höfe" a journey through the old parts of Berlin.

Experience the old Berlin, interesting histories, small streets and Zille's milieu. Let yourself get carried away into the twenties, explore renovated and authentic courtyards, an old ballroom and immerse yourself into the Jewish history of Berlin.


Cycle in a small group (max. 8 persons) through the historical centre of Berlin. Your bike tour starts in Prenzlauer Berg, at the former border crossing Bornholmer Straße.

A place where East and West were reunited into one city. Your tour continues to the New Synagogue and then to the main station. Visit the Reichstag, Berlin's most famous landmark, the Brandenburg Gate. Drive over historic squares to Alexanderplatz, admire the unique Neptune Fountain, watch the television tower on the sphere, meet at the world time clock and cycle back to your starting point via the trendy district of Prenzlauer Berg.


Visit the New Museum on the famous Museum Island in Berlin. Save yourself the long waiting time with this ticket.

Save yourself the long waiting times at the New Museum with this ticket. See the bust of Nefertiti. Visit the New Museum, a major work in the history of art, museums and technology of the 19th century. Admire exhibits from the Egyptian Museum and the Papyrus Collection, the Museum of Prehistoric Protohistory and the Antiquities Collection.


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