JR was our guide and it was a really informative and interesting tour which I would throughly recommend. He continually gave great tipsy on places to visit.
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.
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.
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We had a great time with Marissa who helped shed light on some of the less touristy sights to see in Berlin. It was great to get a glimpse of what it really meant to be a citizen of Berlin, and would recommend this tour...More
We have heard a lot about Berlin's counter-culture in North America, and Jared was able to tell us the stories of a liberal, brave, inclusive and multicultural side of Berlin - just what we needed after a Brandenburg Gate overload! We learned so much about...More
We were looking for a tour that would be interesting to us and our two daughters (ages 18 & 20) and decided to check out the free walking tour. Bastion was our guide and did more than an amazing job. The first thing I noticed...More