There are many walking tours of Berlin, from your usual tours to pub crawls and the underground clubbing scene. One tour that I can recommend for people who are interested in street art and alternative lifestyle is the Alternative Berlin Tour. You will learn to decode the graffiti you see all over the place (I gained a new appreciation for their artistry and the story that the graffiti artists tell in their own unique styles), learn about people who choose to live in squat houses and if you are lucky see an alternative gallery.
This is a free tour, meaning you tip whatever you like to the guide after the tour based on how much you enjoyed their tour. Personally I think 5 to 10 Euros per participant is a good range, considering the size of the tour. If the group is small then I would give more.
Below is a selection of the hundreds of photos I took during our tour. I hope you enjoy the photo blog!
Victor Ash’s Astronaut / Cosmonaut which is quite famous.
I particularly loved this style of painting a wall white, then carving out the design. Isn’t it so cool?
When joining this tour, make sure you have a day pass because to get from one area to the next the walking group takes the train to cover more areas. Thanks to our friends for inviting us to go with them while they were visiting Berlin! We had so much fun!
No booking necessary, just show up at meeting point
Where: Alexanderplatz TV TOWER by the entrance of Star*uck’s map
When: everyday 11.00 or 13.00
AB Metro ticket recommended
Other tours available
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