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Alternative Berlin!

Duration: 2h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on July 05, 2017

We are Walkative! Our goal is to promote our cities across Poland, Germany, France and Ukraine - no matter what your budget is! Since 2007 we have guided more than 3 million people. We provide tours in English, Spanish, Polish and German mostly.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Let’s set aside the old and focus on the new! For the past 20 years, Berlin has been a cultural trendsetter, a home to new and creative ideas, a place where artists and performers from all around would stream to. This tour will focus on art and music, graffiti and murals, and in general on the alternative lifestyle in which Berlin specializes. Get ready to visit places, nooks and crannies where regular tourists don't usually venture. Let’s discover together the other side of Berlin – the European cultural melting pot. 


Highlights:

  • street art
  • squat life
  • Kreuzberg
  • gentrification
  • Berlin, the city of misfits


Useful information:
Attention! A daily transport ticket (AB zone) is needed for this tour!
The last point is next to YAAM Ostbahnhof

ℹ️ ⚠️ ATTENTION - booking rules

Please note that our free tours are designed for individual travelers and small private groups only. Hence, we do not accept parties of 8 or more people on regular free tours and guides have the right to deny participation to such groups. If you travel in a party of 8 or more please book a private tour in advance.


If you show up at the meeting point with the bigger group our guide will ask you for the payment (10 eur/person) before the tour or cancel your reservation on the spot. To confirm your reservation please arrive 10 minutes before starting. We can not guarantee participation when you will be late.                                  

Please note that multiply bookings (under different names) for 7 people who belong to one group will still be treated as one organized group and the guide has the right to deny participation to such parties.

This policy is implied in the best interest of our individual visitors. 

Please respect our rules.     

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  • Meeting point:
    U Rotes Rathaus, 10178 Berlin, Germany
    U Rotes Rathaus, 10178 Berlin, Germany
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    In front of the Red Town Hall (Rotes Rathaus) - look for the yellow umbrella!

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

536 ratings
4.8
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4.78
Fun
4.7
Expression
4.8
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4.7
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43
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7
James 07 Dec 2022
Dublin
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Travelled alone - Dec 2022
Laura was running the tour and it was brilliant, would definitely recommend!
Mart... 03 Dec 2022
Mataró
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Travelled in group - Dec 2022
Daniel explica las cosas con pasión, emoción y convicción...un gran guia!
Katie 29 Nov 2022
Derby
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
What a tour! In all honesty we considered missing the tour and staying at the Christmas Market - so glad we didn’t. First thing you will need a train pass which is €3 - you can buy this when you are with the group. Second you are going to go to other districts that aren’t full of tourists - this is the part we loved! Third Xavier was absolutely fantastic. Knowledgeable and passionate about the information he was sharing. The tour lasted a little longer than advertised so make sure you leave an extra 30mins but it’s definitely worth it, so much information, all amazing. Finally please make sure you tip the guide! Can’t stand people who complete the whole tour, get a great experience and then don’t leave a tip. Thanks for a great tour Xavier. Will definitely return to Berlin and book another one of your tours!
Elad 25 Nov 2022
Tel Aviv-Yafo
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022
J.R was very talkative, fluent, rich in knowledge and fun to be with.
Lili 25 Nov 2022
Leeds
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
JR showed us berlin from a different perspective. I highly recommend it; we end up having lunch in YAAM.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 7 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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