Quality of Life

Berlin is a genuine paradise: green spaces, lakes, city parks, short distances, a well-developed transport network and more – get to know the capital city!

Typical Berlin

A lot is said about Berlin and Berliners. But what is really "typical Berlin"? What clichés do Berliners fulfill, which do they not? We'll reveal the truth.

Districts & Neighborhoods

Twelve boroughs, twelve portraits: Get to know Berlin and find your new home! Our PDF "New to the Neighborhood" makes it easy for you to get off to a good start.

Family in Berlin

2,000 daycare centers, 1,850 playgrounds, childcare until 6 pm, sports programs and events for seniors – get to know child- and family-friendly Berlin!

After work time & Leisure

Whether relaxing on the Müggelsee beach, strolling through the flea market in Mauerpark, enjoying a 3D film at Potsdamer Platz or jogging through the Tiergarten – find out how you can spend your free time.

Bus, Train & Co.

Public transport, car and bike sharing, Berlin's airports and train stations – our transport information will ensure you reach your destination.

Food and drinks

Coffee to go, currywurst or a 5-star meal? No matter what you choose – Berlin has it. In no other city in Germany is gastronomy booming as much as it is here. Learn more!

Doctors and hospitals

With 52 hospitals and more than 10,000 practicing physicians, Berlin leads Germany in the provision of healthcare. Here you will find information about health, parental leave and healthcare.