Best Places to Live in Berlin and Why: The Complete Guide
You’re moving to Berlin! Moving somewhere new can be overwhelming, and choosing the right area is always difficult. To make it easier for you to decide, we have selected the best places to live in Berlin based on how they suit different lifestyles.
Pankow & Prenzlauer Berg Guide – Best For Families
Pankow is the most populous borough in Berlin. It is a great choice for families as it is leafy and has many attractions for children.
Wedding Guide – Best for those on a Budget
A district within Mitte but at a much more affordable price. It has undergone some development in recent years due to an influx of funding, but is a good example of an authentic Berlin neighbourhood, with a whole host of interesting architecture.
Friedrichshain Guide – Best For Party Animals
Probably the coolest district in Berlin and home to some of the world famous techno clubs like Berghain. The area still has a gritty, industrial side, despite the gentrification it has experienced in recent times.
Treptow-Köpenick Guide – Best For Nature Lovers
Having the largest area of forest, waterways and lakes of any borough in Berlin, Treptow-Köpenick is perfect for those who love a bit of peace and quiet.
Mitte Guide – Best For Culture Seekers
At the heart of the city Mitte is a cosmopolitan cultural hub. It is more centred towards tourists so there are lots of places to visit and shop, but it does mean there is less of a buzz as fewer people live here. Many do still choose to call Mitte home though.