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Diving through time: Historical summer photos of Berlin

We look into the archives to show you historical photos of Berliners beating the heat with a […]

Berlin's lakes

Berlin’s best lakes: From crowd-favourites to hidden gems

From family-friendly to a lakeside party, here are our favourite swimming lakes in and around Berlin.

Friday 14, July

Berlin Senate to impose mandatory ID in swimming pools

Colombiabad has been closed all week following waves of violence. Now Berlin is planning mandatory ID checks […]

Wednesday 12, July

Columbiabad in Neukölln to stay closed all week

After a fight broke out at the pool over the weekend, Neukölln's Columbiabad has seen a spike […]

Wednesday 21, June

It’s officially summer: Fight breaks out at outdoor swimming pool

June 21 is the official start of summer - and right on cue there are news reports […]


Outdoor pools in Berlin: The best spots for summer swimming

We round up the city's best locations for swimming in the sun.


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