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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 (217)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Great tour with Becka

This generous three-hour tour in alternative Berlin was as interesting as surprising. It shed a different light on this city. Becka was amazing! Her energy and stories of Berlin were so gripping that the cold outside didn't matter. The tour covers graffiti artists and their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Lucile_Brown
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great tour with our guide JR

When I first came to Berlin I haven't been impressed that much with the city. So I decided to give the Free Walking Alternative Tour a try - and was not disappointed at all. JR is an warm hearted, open minded guy, who explained a...More

Thank EmmaKibur
Reviewed 3 days ago
Highlight of the trip

Having been to Berlin a number of times before, this tour was a great way to see parts of the City that you're unlikely to see as a tourist. And gives a great excuse for getting your camera out and unashamedly taking lots of pictures...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Brilliant tour!

In this tour you really get an insight into the different Cultures of Berlin and how they have merged to make Berlin what it is today! You see some great street art and very interesting places along the way! Our guide Becca was brilliant and...More

Thank Leewidd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent Alternative Berlin Free Walking Tour

Becca our guide gave us a great insight into the countercultural past and present of Berlin including East and West, street art and the threat of gentrification. Would recommend.

1  Thank lincolns151
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9 August 2018|
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Response from Beverley P | Reviewed this property |
It is true there is a lot of walking. Also depending on the guide there are also stairs at some sites. This tour day was very hot (and has been since I left Berlin) so lots of water is recommended. Keep in mind that the... More
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