Kreuzberg District Tour: Food, Culture and Street Art

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Kreuzberg District Tour: Food, Culture and Street Art information and booking

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$73
Duration
3 hours
Departs from
Kreuzberg, central Berlin
Returns to
Close to Metro Station Kottbuser Tor in Kreuzberg
Time of departure
4pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

Start your evening in Berlin with a 3-hour food and street art tour around Kreuzberg! The trendy neighborhood is one of the city’s most vibrant and multicultural areas, boasting a wealth of interesting street-food stands, cafés and beer halls. Visit the best, sampling hearty treats like ‘currywurst’ and some Turkish specialties, too! Kreuzberg is also popular for its colorful graffiti, and the tour introduces you to works by international urban artists like Roa and Blu.

Numbers are limited to 12 on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.

Meet your guide in the center of Kreuzberg, and then set off on a stroll through the neighborhood to work up an appetite. Admire the panorama of Berlin’s skyline from Oberbaum Bridge while chatting with your guide about life as ein Berliner. Sip on a wostok– a German lemonade, and learn of quirky events in the area like the annual vegetable battle that takes place on the bridge. Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain residents meet up to pelt each other with rotten vegetables and water!Learn about Berlin cuisine too, hearing tales of the city’s popular dishes and burgeoning street food scene that’s evident on the streets of Kreuzberg. Currywurst is a much-loved street food staple, so head to one of the locals’ favorite places to sample the hearty pork sausage topped with ketchup-like tomato sauce and curry powder. Continue your stroll through the charming Wrangelkiez area with its little sell-everything shops (called Spätis) and and grocery shops. See where old-Berlin traditions fuse with new influences and discover the quarter's tasty hidden gems, like Berlin's oldest fish shop. Head inside and sample an age-old German snack – a rollmop – of pickled herring rolled around a gherkin.Delve deeper into the heart of eastern Kreuzberg to discover the neighborhood’s edgier side – an area nicknamed SO36 after an old postal code. Walk past the colorful mosques, record shops, food stores and currywurst stands, and then take a look at some of the city’s best street art. Stop for photos by your own personal favorite, and admire well-known graffiti like Blu's Leviathanor and the Wicked Animals by famous urban artist Roa. Hear about the city’s burgeoning street art scene and of the international artists – such as Banksy, Romero and Pure Evil – who have all left their mark on the city.Learn about Kreuzberg’s cosmopolitan population, and then stop in a Turkish spice shop to soak up the aromas and sample their wares. Berlin’s cuisine is influenced by its multicultural residents, so Turkish specialties are commonplace in the city. Nibble on freshly roasted nuts or dried fruitsand sample one of the area's best döner kebaps!Your tour finishes inside one of Berlin’s legendary beer halls. Relax with a beer to finish on a high note, and then bid your guide farewell.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Food tasting (4 food samples)
  • Typical berlin lemonade
  • Drink at the beer hall

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off