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Alternative Free Tour of Berlin (street art, techno, sex and squats)

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on February 20, 2022

I am Chilean, I have lived in Europe for 8 years and I have been a tour guide in Berlin for more than 7 years. My specialty is to explain why Berlin is as it is today, so crazy, alternative and open-minded, all of this understanding its past of a divided Berlin and what led the city to transform into the cosmopolitan capital of today. combine history, curious facts and the necessary information to move around Berlin like a local. Don't miss it and reserve your place now!

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description


— Very complete route to move around in Berlin like a local —
Are you on Erasmus? You just moved to Berlin or you just want to get to know the city like a local, this tour is for you.


In this Free Tour we will discover together what makes this city one of the most alternative cities in the world , we will talk about techno culture, its clubs , sexual debauchery, the movement of the house squats , street art and how the wall from Berlin played a major role in the origin of alternative Berlin.

We will start in Mitte (the center of the city) and little by little we will move to the Kreutzberg district, the coolest and most alternative neighborhood in the city. (we will have to take public transport, only 3 stations). We will visit places like: Hause Schwarzenberg , ("a time capsule of the Berlin of the 80s"). We will go through KitKat Club. (The most famous sex club in the city, we will also visit Tresor club (Pioneer in the Techno scene in Berlin) and we will go through Kopi , the house it occupies for more than 30 years that the German government has not yet managed to evict !!

Book now and let's tour the city together !

— Very complete route to move in Berlin like a local —

Points to see:

- Summary of general history to contextualize and introduction to alternative berlin.

- Alternative Berlin . Differences between East and West Berlin and their subsequent reunification that shapes the current Berlin.

- Hause Schwarzenberg (squatter cultural center for artists)

- kitkat (BDSM Club ), 😋
we will talk about the dress codes and the secrets for you to get in 😉

- Technical break 🍻 🙋‍♂️❓🚽: 10-15 min to go to the bathroom, drink a beer and give you the best recommendations you need 😉.

- Tresor club: Tecno de berlin, dress code, prices and everything you need to know 🤫🍬🍭

- Ampelman (Berlin traffic light) 🚦

- The problem of the current gentrification .

- Kopi: Squat: oldest in Berlin.

- the Scar on the wall. (Visible mark indicating where the wall passed)

- Yaam (recreational cultural center) 🍁🌿


— Very complete route to move in Berlin like a local - Duration 2.5 hours.—

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Am Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin, Germany
    Am Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin, Germany
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    I will be next to the great granite fountain, with a light blue umbrella

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Kreuzberg
  • 2
    Outside visit
    KitKatClub
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Haus Schwarzenberg
  • 4
    Outside visit
    KØPI
  • 5
    Outside visit
    YAAM Gallery

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

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4.66
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4.79
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4.74
Quality
4.73
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4.59
David 20 Jul 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
El mejor tour que he realizado. Tiene un público concreto pero es increíble lo bien que lo pasas
Jesus 20 Jul 2024
Rome

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
El pana la tiene re clara es un genio. Vive y respira Berlín. Tienes que hacerlo!!
Nicolas 20 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Chris contagia con su actitud a todos los asistentes y te envuelve en una mezcla de historia, actualidad y vivencias personales que te brindan una perspectiva alternativa de Berlín. Lo recomiendo a las personas que quieren empaparse un poco de la cultura alternativa de la mano de la historia de la ciudad.
Ainoa 19 Jul 2024
Barcelona

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Aunque es cierto que así se describe el tour, las paradas o puntos de interés a visitar no tienen ningún valor. Ver una discoteca cerrada a las 4 de la tarde no aporta nada. Y eso fueron 2 de las 4 paradas. La casa ocupa no se puede visitar y al centro artístico no pudimos entrar por ir en grupo por lo que a mi parecer el recorrido no tiene sentido. La "parada técnica" para tomar algo podría ser en uno de los muchísimos lugares increíbles que tiene Berlín como cervecerías o bares con ambiente, y sin embargo paramos en un restaurante asiático (donde probablemente le regalaban la comida al guía) y lo vimos comer, mientras el grupo esperaba. Eso se me hace muy poco profesional y no es buscar el interés del grupo sino el tuyo propio. La información era repetitiva y de poca calidad. Algunos consejos fueron buenos pero faltó complementarlo con un recorrido más interesante e información de más valor.
Cleo 19 Jul 2024

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Travelled in group - Jul 2024
Un tour muy alternativo donde aprenderás sobre los rincones secretos de Berlín, las experiencias de Cristian, que comparte su historia, su vida y te comparte trucos para vivir Berlín como un local. Atrevete a vivir el Berlín underground, conoce sitios escondidos, y vive una experiencia única. Muy recomendable. Gracias Cristian. Nico vero y Cleo
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is 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.
Payment methods
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