Neukölln is located adjacent to the borough of Kreuzberg and is the most densely populated locality of Berlin. This neighborhood has a reputation for being a gritty, somewhat-rough district with a high percentage of immigrants. This reputation is not entirely unearned. Today, Neukölln is a melting pot of cultures and ideas as nearly 40% of its residents are of Turkish or Russian decent. Due to the low rents and its edgy appeal, the area has become very popular with students, artists and young professionals who have flocked to the area in the last decade.
Must See In Neukölln
The Turkish Market (Türkenmarkt) lies on the bank of the Landwehrkanel (Maybachufer Straße) in Neukölln. The market has something for everyone, from hot and cold prepared food to potatoes, fruits and more. The market is held every Tuesday and Friday from 11am to 6:30pm. Read More
Tempelhof is a former airport located at the western edge of Neukölln. It was made famous by the air drops into Berlin in 1948-1949 and being one of the oldest operating airports in the world. The airport closed in 2008 and in the last few years it has been converted into a massive open public space for Berliners.