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Berlin Off-the-Beaten-Path Walking Tour: Kreuzberg, Mitte and Friedrichshain

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Learn about extraordinary people with extraordinary stories. Of art and architecture, cinema and squats. War and peace. East and West. A deeper look below the surface of Berlin.

Shine a light into the shadows of history and why it effects the present on the Real Berlin experience. Visit districts that have changed beyond recognition over the decades, through processes as diverse as squatting, revolution and gentrification. Experience the never ending, ever changing chaos. We tell you the stories you don't know, of pioneers of cinema and those who refused to bow to fascism. We will make you fall in love.

This small-group tour limited to 20 people makes for a more laid-back, intimate experience.
  • Uncover Berlin's hidden gems with a guide's insider knowledge
  • Visit lesser-known neighborhoods and learn about city counterculture
  • Receive off-the-beaten path recommendations 
  • See street art and shops that are easy to miss when exploring alone
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group in central Berlin, where you begin your walk. Start out with an orientation and overview of Berlin's various ethnic enclaves and countercultures, each of which boasts a unique niche.  Over the course of your half-day walk, stop in Kreuzberg to learn about its growing Turkish community and the blending of German and Turkish culture. Pass organic markets, urban farms, guerrilla gardens, and examples of urban street art. Stop by the city's oldest beer garden, Prater Garten, and learn about Berlin's eclectic food scene, which encompasses everything from traditional German food to currywurst and doner kebab. Listen to your guide talk about the city's various counterculture movements from past and present on your way to Yaam Beach, home to the burgeoning reggae scene. Leave off here, with lots of suggestions from your guide as to where you can explore further.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Starbucks, Panoramastraße 1A, 10719 Berlin, Germany
Departure Time
12:00 PM
4h 30m
Return Details
Stralauer Allee 34, 10245 Berlin, Germany
  • Local guide ( English speaking guide only)
  • Gratuities
  • AB transport tickets ( Required for the tour)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • AB public transport ticket recommended for tour
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The best tour ever. Becca was the sweetest! She was so knowledgeable of Berlin, animated in her explanations and caring of her group. She really takes her job seriously.. I took the tour my 2nd day in Berlin and it really gave me the feeling of starting my visit in the right
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Ru was a good guide. He gave everything ample time. I had a better feel for Berlin after the tour. Well worth it.
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After you have been to the historical landmarks, you've got to spend a half-day walking around the city with someone who loves it and knows it well. This is the only way to get a feel of the city's 'vibe' today and how it got here. MD, our guide, was great.
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Our tour went through the motions without providing a whole lot of Information. Lots of breaks to fill time without much substance.
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We had a great time on the street art tour with our guide, Nichole. She was really welcoming, and was very knowledgable about the street art scene in Berlin, and was also able to give great advice on places to eat, go for a drink, or explore in Berlin. We met friends on this
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