Neighbourhood Guide : Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Berlin has always been a very popular immigration site because of its strong and stable economy, education and employment opportunities. If you are someone who has decided to make the exciting decision to move to Tempelhof-Schöneberg district this guide will help you in getting the complete know-how of the area from the transport facilities to the best restaurants and cafes.

The Tempelhof-Schöneberg district is one of the most fascinating districts of Berlin. The rich cultural and historical significance of the borough has caught the attention of many famous people such as John F. Kennedy, the Beatles, and David Bowie. The acceptance of the LGBTQ community and the rainbow traditions of this place makes it one of the most tolerant as well as culturally forward districts to live in. In addition, there are a variety of places to visit and enjoy in the district such as the famous Tempelhofer Feld park to the historic Schöneberg town hall.

Demography of Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin
Total population349,539
Area53.09 km²
Polulation density6,600/km2
Annual population change0.47%
Male133 657
Female143 806
Age group
0 – 17 years46,091
18 – 64 years165,163
64+ years66,209

Housing In Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Neighbourhood Guide tempelhof-schoeneberg - modern buildings

The district of Tempelhof-Schöneberg is known for its lively as well as serene nature. Here you will find areas with classy cafes, restaurants, and also various cultural attractions along with areas of open green spaces, and charming old buildings. For families, the suburban and rural areas of the south offer a more peaceful environment while the younger population can enjoy the glitz and glamour of the Schöneberg area. Tempelhof-Schöneberg district has some finest residential apartments. Now, the advancement of technology has made it possible to rent a house in Berlin even before you arrive in the city.

Transportation In Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Modern Bus in Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin.

The Tempelhof-Schöneberg district is very well connected by the means of the S-Bahn, U-Bahn, tram, and buses.

  • S-Bahn
    • Tempelhof (Südring) - S45, S42, S41
  • U-Bahn
    • U Rathaus Schoneberg - U4
    • Tempelhof (Südring) - U6
    • U Alt-Tempelhof - U6
    • Rathaus Schöneberg - U4
  • Tram
    • Schöneiche, Kalkberger Str. - 88
  • Bus
    • U Tempelhof - 140, 184, N6, N84
    • Tempelhof (Südring)- 140, 184, N84, N6
    • U Alt-Tempelhof - 140,184,246, M46, N6, N7X, N84
    • Rathaus Schöneberg - 143, M43, M46, N7X
    • U Rathaus Schoneberg - 143, M43, M46, N7X

Educational Facilities In Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Germans are very serious about their education and that is why education is a right of every student in Germany. Let's have a look at some of the finest educational institutes in Tempelhof-Schöneberg.


The Kitas of Berlin is a development hub where young children are taught to live in a community and are prepared for their next schooling step.

  • Kita Purzelbaum

    The children between the ages of 10 months to 6 years old are provided with a loving environment in aged mixed groups to learn and be trained for higher education in Kita Purzelbaum. Lots of exercise in the playground, healthy eating, and open-group work are the kindergarten's approach to educating the younglings.

  • Kindergarten Kinderspielkreis Alboinplatz e.V.

    The Kita is built on the idea of kids becoming independent people with the help of the pedagogy, love, and care provided by educators in a home-like atmosphere. Movement, music/rhythms, and creative expression are all philosophies and features used by Kita in achieving this idea.

  • FiPP Kita Hochkirchstraße

    The Kita Hochkirchstraße has a large outdoor area where children are allowed to explore their creativity in a studio, workshop, and stage area. Cultural education and celebration of diversity are all important parts of kindergarten.

Public and Private Schools

Schools are the second home of the students and have to be chosen very wisely. Here are a few that we selected for their merits, ideas, and results.

  • Kolleg Schöneberg der VHS

    Kolleg Schöneberg is well known for the help as well as the competitive nature of the teachers. It is famous for manageable timings, low charges, and friendliness of other students. These things make it a very positive learning space for its students.

  • Lindenhof Elementary School Berlin

    The Lindenhof Elementary school is a mathematical and scientifically focused elementary school that is open all day so that students can take part in a large variety of courses or groups after their classes as well. The neighbourhood surrounding the school is very quiet and safe with terraced houses, green parks, and small ponds.

  • Paul Simmel Primary School

    Located in the heart of the Tempelhof district, the Paul Simmel primary school is a musical character primary school. The school trains its students in tolerance, politeness, and responsibility in addition to fun school subjects.

Top Universities

The prodigious university education is one of the major reasons why people move to Berlin to seek higher education.

  • Berlin School of Economics and Law

    Schöneberg Campus

    Achieve academic excellence in the fields of business and administration skills, engineering, law, and public security by coming to the largest university of applied sciences in Berlin.

  • Akkon University of Human Sciences

    The University has courses in all relevant disciplines of human sciences such as nursing, health as well as biomedicine. The courses are application-oriented and are also taught in a theory-based knowledge transfer way. One of the largest aid organisations in Germany, the Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe eV is the founder of this university. Hence humanitarian attitude is a key feature of the university.

  • SRH Berlin School of Popular Arts (SOPA)

    Your creative career can be taken to new heights by the guidance of professional teachers and practitioners of the Berlin School of Popular Arts (SOPA). The university is very well-connected to the music and media world and can ensure a very successful career for its students.

Weekend Getaways

All work and no sightseeing make for a very dull life. There is so much to explore in the Tempelhof-Schöneberg district that the time provided will never be enough.


Tempelhofer Feld

A favourite for picnic goers, cyclers, joggers, and skaters, the Tempelhofer Feld is a leisure spot in Tempelhof-Schöneberg that everyone can enjoy. Here you can find people doing activities such as flying kites, and skateboarding, and allowing their dogs to run in fenced-in dog runs which are not common anywhere else.

Natur-Park Schöneberger Südgelände

A deserted industrial area that has now turned into a jungle forest sounds like something you would see in a dream. But, it is a reality in the Natur-Park Schöneberger Südgelände in Tempelhof-Schöneberg. It has a large former locomotive hall, a preserved water tower, and other World War 2 era structures that make it a fantasy for photographers, artists, and filmmakers.

Rudolph-Wilde Park

Located very close to the U Rathaus Schöneberg is peaceful and admired Rudolph-Wilde Park. There is always space available for children to play, do family picnics, or walk with their four-legged friends in this big park.

Alter Park

In the middle of the residential area of parkstraße take a break in between nature by visiting Alter Park. Clearwater, beautiful plants and trees, and animals like swans and ducks make this park one of the most beautiful state parks.

Landmark Attractions

Trabrennbahn Mariendorf

If you are looking for entertainment that you will not get anywhere else, the Trabrennbahn Mariendorf has something in store for you. It is an equestrian racing track in Germany where people can massively enjoy themselves by watching the best harness racing in Germany.

Nollendorfplatz + Winterfeldtplatz

Since the 1920s the Nollendorfplatz + Winterfeldtplatz area has been a welcome space for the LGBTQ+ community. In July during Berlin's pride weeks, the neighbourhood becomes, even more, livelier with weekend-long gay and lesbian street festivals, and political, sporting, and cultural events.

Urban Nation Museum

An Urban nation museum is a must-visit place that showcases urban contemporary art. The museum is famous for its alternative art pieces.

Gasometer Schöneberg

Stand over the city and take in the breathtaking view by visiting the Gasometer vantage point. Originally an industrial architecture, the landmark monument now hosts events and conventions and also provides guided tours for visitors.

Hospitals In Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Healthy living and a high standard of health care are signatures of Berlin.

Vivantes Auguste Viktoria Clinic

The district of Tempelhof-Schöneberg has been supplied with a modernised and secure hospital in the form of the Vivantes Auguste Viktoria Clinic.

Vivantes Wenckebach-Klinikum

The Vivantes Wenckebach-Klinikum is another branch of the Vivantes clinic in Tempelhof that it's their medical services in cases of accidents, emergencies, and physical or mental illness. Friendliness and respect towards the patients is the distinguishing feature of the Vivantes hospitals all across Berlin.

Klinik Schöneberg Belegkrankenhaus und ambulantes OP-Zentrum

Traditional practice meets modern technology in the Schöneberg clinic which has been operating since 1911. The hospital has an amazing kitchen with fantastic menu options and the most homely and comfortable rooms to make the patient's stay as smooth as possible.

Franziskus Hospital Berlin

For English or other foreign-language speakers, the Franziskus hospital tries its very best to communicate and provide the best treatment despite the language barrier. The hospital's department of urology and the Vascular centre has received recognition from all across the world because of their remarkable treatments.

Restaurants In Tempelhof-Schöneberg

There is no scarcity of good restaurants in the Tempelhof-Schöneberg district. Here we have hand-picked a few remarkable ones that you must visit.

restaurants in Tempelhof-Schöneberg
  1. Bejte-Ethiopia

    Experience the delicious and very unique Ethiopian food in the Bejte-Ethiopia restaurant. Here you get the authentic Ethiopian experience with decorative interiors, friendly staff, and of course the huge portions of mouth watering meals.

  2. Taverna Ousia

    Amazing Greek food with big portions, friendly staff, Greek music for ambience, and a variety of food options sounds like the perfect Sunday night family dinner doesn't it? Then dhead to the Taverna Ousia in GrunewaldstraSSe and experience it.

  3. Robbengatter

    Take your friends and family members out for brunch in the very tasty and affordable Robbengatter restaurant. The restaurant is famous for its traditional German beer and local cuisine.

  4. Malafemma

    If you are looking for the best thin-crust Neapolitan Pizza in the district, look no further because Malafemma is it. Other than the remarkable pizza, the service and minimalistic aesthetic of the restaurant is also very pleasing.

  5. Chay Village Schöneberg

    A charming Vietnamese restaurant, the Chay Village has a large variety of vegetarian and vegan options that are divine in taste. The murals and Buddha statues along with the smiling faces of the staff only add to the exceptional experience.

  6. Rüyam Gemuse Kebab

    You have never had Kebab if you haven't tried the Rüyam kebab. The exception of these kebabs would convert even those who claim to not like kebabs at all. The praises of the food have made it a very well-known restaurant in the Schöneberg district.

Cafes In Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Whether it is coffee, cakes, croissants, or any other breakfast items German cafés are in a league of their own.

cafes in Tempelhof-Schöneberg
  1. PapalaCup

    For a happy start to the day visit a happy place like the PapalCup where the decor is bright but not overbearing, the coffee is always pleasant, the service is the finest, and there are so many menu options to choose from that you never get bored.

  2. Café Kalwil

    Fabulous decor with a nice selection of foods and beverages as well as a welcoming atmosphere for gay people make this café one of the best places for breakfast or brunch.

  3. Café BilderBuch

    The Café BilderBuch is a very popular place located in the well-known AkazienstraBe area. The cosy and relaxed atmosphere with posh furniture as well as the delicious food like oriental breakfast platter, apple pies, etc doesn't leave anyone wondering why it is such a busy and popular place.

  4. DoubleEye

    A favourite of locals and tourists alike, DoubleEye offers a comfortable coffee place that makes everyone feel welcome. The coffee is amazing and worth recommending.

  5. Süßkramdealer

    The Süßkramdealer is a sweet shop that also offers coffee next door. Chocolates, caramels, and pralines are a few of the sweet delicacies from the shop that can be enjoyed with hot beverages.

This guide has been created to make your move to Tempelhof-Schöneberg much easier and more convenient. Each recommendation has been selected by keeping in mind the needs and requirements of the readers. We hope that you enjoy and make use of the information provided here.

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