The Real Berlin Walking Tour: Art, Food and Counterculture

The Real Berlin Walking Tour: Art, Food and Counterculture

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 3hr tour will include various locations spread across Prenzlauerberg, Mitte and Kreuzberg.

After meeting your guide at the TV Tower in central Berlin, go off the beaten path to discover the real Berlin. See hidden gems most tourists miss on this comprehensive walking tour that allows you to see Berlin through a local's eyes. Since this is a private tour, feel free to capture plenty of photos, ask lots of questions and arrange with your guide to focus on areas that are of particular interest to you.

Check out neighborhoods such as Prenzlauer Berg, Mitte and Friedrichshain. Explore the colorful Turkish area of Kreuzberg and the city's Jewish community. See contemporary and underground art galleries, urban farms, guerilla gardens, organic markets, and incredible street art, graffiti and murals all over Berlin.

Hear about the origins of currywurst, a wildly popular German fast food of fried pork sausage with curry-seasoned ketchup, and Doner kebab, a Turkish gyro first served in Berlin. Visit Prater Garten Berlin, the city's oldest beer garden.

Throughout your 4.5-hour tour, your guide will show you sites related to various countercultural movements, including the student protest movement of the 1960s, the rise and fall of the Baader-Meinhof gang in the 1970s and the May 1 riots of the 1980s. You'll also learn about the electronic dance musical festival called the Love Parade and the hip-hop, reggae and rasta scene of Yaam Beach.

Your private walking tour of Berlin's rich alternative cultural scene concludes at Yaam Beach, but your guide can offer suggestions on how to experience more of the real Berlin.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"An AB public transport ticket will be needed for certain parts of the tour. Your guide can assist you with purchase if needed"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"

Start Time: 6/15/2021 - 8/21/2023
Monday - Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Duration: 1 Day 21 Hours
Start location: Berlin Alexanderplatz Bahnhof, Dircksenstr. 2, 10179 Berlin, Germany

Cancellations and refunds: If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


  • Private guide

Not Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • AB public transport ticket
  • Gratuities


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