Upholding Berlin’s world-renowned artistic eclecticism, even Moabit’s prisons serve as canvases for creativity. Surrounded by canals, this central Berlin neighborhood boasts what you look for in a cosmopolitan core—paradigm-shifting public spaces (think transparent train stations), family-run shops that remain true to their artisanal roots, and a convenient location. In this subtly evolving neighborhood, answering the question “What’s next?” is what’s exciting.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Redefining Traditions In Central Berlin
This district is an amazing mixture of everything Berlin has to offer. It's so different and really surprising everywhere you go."
The area is ideal for culinary explorations: Turkish vegetable shops, Arabic bakeries, Persian and Indian cuisine, and even a traditional ice cream parlor."
Parks & Pleasure
The Tiergarten is within walking distance and the charming, cobblestone Kiez offers numerous cafes, spätkaufs, apothekes, grocery stores, and bio-markets."
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Christoph Neumann lives and works in Berlin. He studied photography at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund. He is the 2012 winner of the Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland Award. His work seeks to capture lifestyle, fashion, portraits, reportage and feelings. Chris has photographed all over the world, and was delighted to shoot his hometown of Berlin for Airbnb.
Dario Laganà is an Italian photographer now living in Berlin to document the city. He has a strong passion for German history, with focus on the Cold War, WWII, and the changing culture of Berlin. With the Airbnb Neighborhoods project, he had the opportunity to combine his passion for the past with the present day urban life, architecture and places of Berlin.