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Eiergasse: Berlin’s shortest street

Eiergasse: Berlin’s shortest street

There are many anecdotes in and around the Nikolaiviertel. One of them is how the city's shortest street got its name. It's still called Eiergasse to this day, is one of our most loved photo motifs and connects Nikolaikirchplatz with Mühlendamm over a distance of just...

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Fine Dining

30 Cafés and Restaurants: from Berlin delicacies to international cuisine


Visit the museums, galleries and art projects of Nikolaiviertel.


Almost 40 shops and boutiques – many of them owner-operated.


The picturesque oasis in the middle of the bustling city – come visit us!

Event calendar

(Available in German only)

Die nächsten Termine:

  • Elternzeit Kultur
    • Thu, 20. June 2024 - 11:00 Uhr
    • Ort: Ephraim-Palais
  • Nikolai-Musik am Freitag
    • Fri, 21. June 2024 - 17:00 Uhr
    • Ort: Museum Nikolaikirche
  • Fotowerkstatt
    • Sat, 22. June 2024 - 13:00 Uhr
    • Ort: Ephraim-Palais
  • Vollmondführung
    • Sat, 22. June 2024 - 21:00 Uhr
    • Ort: Im gesamten Nikolaiviertel
  • Geschichte und Raum begreifen
    • Sun, 23. June 2024 - 11:00 Uhr
    • Ort: Museum Nikolaikirche
  • Berliner Geschichte(n) kompakt
    • Sun, 23. June 2024 - 14:00 Uhr
    • Ort: Ephraim-Palais

The city within the city

In the heart of the city, between Alexanderplatz, the Red Town Hall, the Berlin Cathedral, Gendarmenmarkt and the new Stadtschloss, the Nikolaiviertel is a slow-paced and charming oasis in the middle of the pulsating city.

The first Berlin houses, the first market and of course the first church were built here at the end of the 12th century. Today, small shops, cozy restaurants and many historic corners characterize the quarter. In the heart of the picturesque scenery, the oldest church building in the city still rises into the sky with two slender towers: St. Nicholas Church.



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