King Frederick II of Prussia founded the colony of Friedrichshagen on May 29, 1753.
Now the locality is found in the south-eastern suburb of Berlin, from 1949 to 1990 it was part of East Berlin.
It is surrounded by a forest and Berlin's biggest lake, the Müggelsee.
Friedrichshagen is still called an "artists' village". During the summer and special dates studios open their doors for visitors, theater performances and concerts take place in the open air.
"Part of eastern Berlin that seems like a village and where you can go to an open air cinema." -Nicoleta, Secretary|Student|Mother
Friedrichshagen, Berlin, Germany