The Real Berlin Walking Tour: Art, Food and Counterculture

Summary

Meet the tour guide at the Fernsehturm de Berlín TV Tower near Alexanderplatz to begin this 4.5-hour walking tour of discovery. This private tour is a customized experience, so be sure to speak with the guide about any specific requests for desired attractions.  Check out some of Berlin’s most eclectic and interesting neighborhoods. There’s the Turkish-influenced Kreuzberg neighborhood, one of the best-known areas of Berlin. Kreuzberg has emerged from its history as one of the poorest places in Berlin to one of its cultural favorites, located in the middle of the city and famous around the world for its alternative and counterculture scene. The Prenzlauer Berg district is one of Berlin’s most pleasant residential neighborhoods while Yaam (Young and African Arts Market) is the very embodiment of a multicultural Berlin. Then there’s Mitte, the historical heart of the city and in many ways, its true center. There truly is something for everyone on this adventure. Along the way through these diverse neighborhoods, see contemporary and underground art galleries, urban farms, guerilla gardens, organic markets and incredible street art, graffiti and murals. Learn how currywurst, a fried pork sausage with curry-seasoned ketchup dish, became a popular local snack. And visit Prater Garten Berlin, the city's oldest beer garden — open from April through September under the shade of chestnut trees since 1837.

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Why take this tour?

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. Tour will include various locations spread across Prenzlauerberg, Mitte and Kreuzberg.

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  • Private guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Food and drinks

  • AB public transport ticket

  • Gratuities

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  • Duration: 1 day

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

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Unique tours of Berlin´s local, alternative, nightlife, street art & graffiti scenes with the original creators of the Alternative Berlin tour concept. We show you the unusual places, people and local neighborhoods you might not discover by yourself. We offer authentic local experiences with terrific guides connected to the scenes in a safe and respectful way. Tours & Activities we offer : Real Berlin Experience tour, Free Alternative Berlin tour , Street art workshop , Street Art Tour, Alternative Nightlife Tour , Beer tour, Green Tour Student tours & private tailored tours.So be adventurous and experience Alternative Berlin with us!

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