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Romantic railway ruins

Natur-Park Südgelände

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Why locals love it

Take a short walk from Südkreuz or Priesterweg S-Bahns and enter a parallel reality, where nature and sculpture have taken over an old railway siding. Crossing the bridge into the park feels like discovering a lost city deep in the forest, with only the rumble of a passing train to break the illusion. The 1e entry is excellent value.

Why you should visit it

It's the perfect place for a romantic stroll, with surprises at the end of every side path. You may find: a graffiti wall, a huge steampunk water tower, a metal owl, an old steam engine, trees growing between the tracks, a birdwatching tower, a peephole revealing someone wonderful in the sculpture garden, a family of goats, and a quaint cafe.

Special tip

Check the schedule for events, as there is a huge exhibition space inside an old train yard, and many open-air events in summer.

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5 Comments

A cool place. Neat photo ops. Worth a walk around
Adrian
Traveller
June 16, 2019
Fully worth the short train ride and euro entry, it’s like a nice a post-apocolyptic experience.
Douglas
Traveller
April 13, 2018
Unexpected mix of rust belt and nature reserve. Not so well signed so orient yourself before entering
Ramona
Local
March 10, 2018
Amazing experience in a unique site. A must-do visit if you have passion for railway and graffitis.
M
Traveller
November 9, 2017
my favorite park!
Zuleika
Traveller
November 10, 2016

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