Popular park in the upper part of Grünerløkka between Paulus church and Grünerløkka school. The park was laid out in the 1860s, and contains a music pavilion from 1926 and a small park pool from 1928.
On Sundays all year round, there is a bric-a-brac market in Birkelunden, which is often used for concerts, rallies and festivals.
The blocks around Birkelunden mainly consist of three-/four-story apartment buildings from the 1870s and 1880s. The whole area is protected, including the park, Grünerløkka school, Paulus church and 15 blocks with 139 apartment buildings.