Guided tour

Kreuzberg: Walking Tour

Kreuzberg: Walking Tour

From $19.86 per person

Get off the beaten tourist track and discover alternative Berlin on a tour through the Kreuzberg neighborhood. Discover its bright markets, trendy cafes, and alternative bar and club scene.

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Duration options: 3 hours
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German, English

Includes

  • Live tour guide
    Highlights
    • Explore the lesser-known locations in Kreuzberg with a local guide
    • Get an insight in the area’s alternative art, bar, and club scene
    • Learn about what remains of Berlin's famous squatter scene
    • Admire the well-preserved architecture and picturesque squares
    • Discover multicultural markets, cafes, and restaurants
    Full description
    Discover the alternative side of Berlin on a walking tour that takes through the multicultural and trendy Kreuzberg neighborhood. Learn the rich history of this area and see how different cultures collide to give Kreuzberg its unique charm. Follow your guide as they lead you on a historical walk from Platz der Luftbrücke, past the waterfall in Viktoriapark, and through the residential area of western Kreuzberg. Walk by spectacular houses from the beginning of the last century and an imposing housing project referred to as the “Social Palace”. Continue past colorful Turkishs markets, Arabic restaurants and bistros, and chic cafes and boutiques. See the heart of the former SO36 postal district, which is now considered Berlin's punk district. Listen and look as your guide points out the hidden treasure found along the route. Go through Heinrich-Platz and reach the Mariannenplatz where the impressive Bethanien building, a former hospital and now a public art space, is found. Next-door in an area known as Rauchhaus you will learn about Berlin ‘squatters’ history. Then, walk to the Oberbaumbrücke, which symbolically links East and West Berlin and leads to the East Side Gallery.

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    Corner of Platz der Luftbrücke and Mehringdamm, close to the subway station Platz der Luftbrücke (U6)

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    • Comfortable shoes

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    • Tours operate rain or shine.
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    Overall rating

    4.9 / 5

    based on 444 reviews

    Review summary

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    This was such a wonderful tour. I've lived in Berlin for 4 years but still got discover parts of the city I've never seen before. If you're looking for a unique tour unlike other traditional landmark tours then I would highly recommend this one. I would especially recommend this one to any architecture fans! I'll be booking this tour guide again, for sure!

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    September 6, 2020

    A very pleasant tour

    We both enjoyed this trip as we were the only ones on it it was informative and great way to spend the afternoon

    June 8, 2019

    Good way to see a less known side of Berlin

    October 29, 2018

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    VA ID: 392390