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

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  • 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 
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Berlin Off-the-Beaten-Path Walking Tour: Kreuzberg, Mitte and Friedrichshain
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Berlin Off-the-Beaten-Path Walking Tour: Kreuzberg, Mitte and Friedrichshain
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Overview
Stray from the beaten path on this half-day guided walking tour of Berlin's lesser-known neighborhoods, a perfect choice if you've already ticked off Berlin's iconic attractions. As you explore Mitte, Kreuzberg, Prenzlauerberg, and Friedrichshain, your guide reveals insider info and provides alternative recommendations that allow you to beat the tourist crowds. Discover hidden street art and areas you may have missed if exploring on your own. 
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at the TV Tower in Central Berlin, where you'll begin your walk. Start out with an orientation and overview of Berlin's various ethnic enclaves and countercultures, each of which boasts 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. You'll leave off here, with lots of suggestions from your guide as to where you can explore further.
Reviews (227)
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Reviewed yesterday
Excellent value and information

Excellent guide, very informative and shows you some nice,slightly out of town areas which you might not have found yourself. Informs on the history of Berlin's art scene , music scene as well as WW2 and the changing cosmopolitan city that Berlin is and all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emma C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HIGHLIGHT OF OUR TRIP TO BERLIN

Callum we can't thank you enough for this tour. We enjoyed every minute of it. If you do this tour, ask to go with Callum as he'll provide a ton of information and some pretty sweet facts about Berlin you won't get from any book....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Chase O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Walking Tour of Berlin

I took the free, three-hour walking tour of Berlin through Alternative Berlin Tours. This "alternative" tour provided more insight into the local art, culture, and history of Berlin. JR was the tour guide for the walk and the main reason my family had such a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank FallsChurchFelix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Highlight of our visit

It was great to be led, told which underground or tram we needed to take (together) without having to keep consulting a map or a book. We learned so much from Callum who was a very engaging guide and saw/heard things we just wouldn’t have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DaydreamingDragon
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile
Great way to get a taste of Berlin

Jake took us on a very interesting walk with lots of local info around east and West Berlin. Really enjoyed it despite the cold.

Thank jewkesc
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James M
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Response from EmmaKibur | Reviewed this property |
For the free Tour (tip-based), you do not have to book in advance. Just show up at the Meeting point at 11pm or 1am. Beside the free tour, there are some other tours you can book with "Alternative Berlin tours".
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