Monbijou Park

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View into the Monbijou Park

Monbijou Park is a park in former East Berlin, at the Southern end of Oranienburger Strasse, between Oranienburg Strasse, and the River Spree. Close to the Friedrichstadt Palast, Neue Synagogue and the Sophienkirche.

Overview[edit]

Once the grounds of Monbijou Palace and the old English Church of St. George, it's now home to an open-air swimming pool for children. It is a much needed, "shady refuge from the unrelentingly urban landscape of the area". A foot bridge connects the park with the Museuminsel (Museum Island), close to the Bode Museum and Pergamon Museum. There is a bust of poet Adelbert von Chamisso.

Coordinates: 52°31′23″N 13°23′49″E / 52.5231°N 13.3969°E / 52.5231; 13.3969