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Berlin Today guided tour

Availability: Tuesdays and Fridays
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Discover the vibrant and exciting German capital with a local English-speaking guide
  • Go beyond the tourist trail and explore four very different Berlin neighborhoods - Mitte, Prenzlauer Berg, Kreuzberg, and Friedrichshain
  • See the most popular sites such as the Kulturbrauerei and East Side Gallery along the way
  • Learn about Berlin's evolution since the fall of the wall
What to expect

Go off the beaten path and feel the vibrant atmosphere of Berlin during this 4-hour guided tour. See for yourself why this city became the capital of cool and why the mayor himself memorably labeled the city 'poor but sexy'. Learn about the changes taking place in the German capital after the fall of the Wall and about a unification of the communist East with the capitalist West. During your tour, you will go beyond popular tourist trails and you will visit 4 different Berlin neighborhoods.

You will visit ­the courtyards of Mitte, full of artistic culture, consumerism and thriving IT start-ups. You can admire buildings which were quickly restored to their former glory after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Explore popular Prenzlauer Berg, the district favored by dynamic entrepreneurs and young fashionistas. You will also visit the 'Kulturbrauerei', an old brewery complex which has been refurbished into a center for culture and the arts.

Discover the alternative districts of Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg with a visit to the East Side Gallery to discuss the origins and political message of Berlin's (in)famous street art scene. You will have a chance to walk over the iconic Oberbaum bridge, which connects East and West Berlin and boasts spectacular views from both sides.
At the end of your tour, you will stop by the Turkish Market, which is an outdoor bazaar right next to the stunning Landwehr canal. You can find their artisans, local farmers, and live music which represent the city's diverse population.

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What's included
  • 4-hour tour with English-speaking guide
What's not included
  • Public transport ticket (a day pass for the AB zone is required: EUR 7)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price

Child (0-12) only with a paying adult: free

Student (13-25 years): reduced

Senior (from 65 years): reduced

If you acquire reduced tickets, please show a valid ID/student's ID at the meeting point


Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin

Meeting point:

Meet outside Friedrichstrasse train station, on the square beside the 'Traenenpalast' (Palace of Tears).

What to remember
  • Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes before departure time, as latecomers will not be permitted to join the tour
  • Remember about clothing appropriate to the weather

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  • From 1 April to 31 October
  • Tours operate Tuesdays and Fridays at 2.00pm
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 week before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 3 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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