Urban Jungle: The Alternative Side

Urban Jungle: The Alternative Side

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( 132 reviews ) star Off the beaten track Berlin 1 - 8 watch_later 3 hours
  • Private tour: only you & your local host
  • Go off the beaten track with your local friend
  • 100% customized around your wishes
  • Enjoy the sights of unique street art
  • Take in authentic underground city vibes
  • Taste the Berliners' favorite drink: club-mate

You will meet here: Hackescher Markt 4

What you can expect

You think Berlin’s all about WWII and Currywurst? There’s so much more! Take in the unique underground scene of Berlin, from fantastic street art and great local stories to cool neighborhoods and alternative vibes. You can now see the city through the eyes of a local and experience their lifestyle.

During this private tour, you’ll go to explore the hippest streets around the city and alternative spots known only by locals. Dive in the local lifestyle while enjoying a favorite Berlin drink and urban art sights.

The Hackescher Markt is a must-see, located the heart of the local cafe area. From here, head to a unique art courtyard loved by contemporary artists. Hear about how this place survived against all the odds and get insights into the alternative messages of the art pieces here.

Continue with more local stories about the neighborhoods of Berlin and stop by the Pink Man, an impressive graffiti done by the famous Blu. Learn about his protest against the renovation of the town’s alternative side and other ethical projects he’s involved in.

Explore the Urban Spree universe in a hip “beer-garden” and see how Berliners enjoy their evenings. Go past the East Side Gallery, where artists from all around the world painted on the remains of the Berlin Wall, a symbol of freedom.

Stop at the smallest cinema in town, famous for its international movies and 70’s flair. End your private tour by the Boxhagener Platz, a great place to relax and enjoy some more local urban vibes.

The best part? You’ll find out all about the amazing contemporary artists and discover how the city’s alternative side is changing every day. Get local insights from your local host and ask all your questions. Want to change any part of your private tour? Just let your local friend know - this tour can be 100% personalized for you​!

Our awesome local hosts can’t wait to show you their favorite spots of the city! Check out their profiles and pick your favorite local. Enjoy your journey to the underground scene of Berlin!

This is the plan

Haus Schwarzenberg
Get amazed by the free space for creative and utopias, unique decadent courtyard in the middle of a shopping area.
Local neighborhood
Explore the heart of Kreuzberg neighbourhood, a very hot spot for the night life, protests and political events.
Art Gallery
Get to see an alternative space, home to contemporary artists
East/west border
How locals call it, the bank-border that once was the border between East and West.
Art and stories
Get to see the art and hear the amazing story of an international graffitti artist
Feels like Disney
Enjoy the Disney like architecture of one of the oldest bridges that used to separate the West from the East
East Side Gallery
Get inspired by the street art created by artists from all over the world on one of the largest pieces of the old Berlin wall.
Urban Spree
Emerge into a very big, artistic, cultural center dedicated to urban art.
RAW Tempel
Explore one of the most important social-cultural centre of the town
Intimes Kino
Get a glimpse of the smallest cinema in Berlin, and the art that surrounds it!

Feel free to personalize this offer with the host of your choice

Off the beaten track details

Private Off the beaten track
Mode of transport
Walking tour (cost included)
3 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
Hackescher Markt 4
Guest pick-up
instant confirmation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkPrivate guide
check1 Club-Mate - original Berlin drink
checkUbahn Ticket
check1 non alcoholic drinks

about Withlocals Originals

  • Experience the heart
    of the city

  • With the host of
    your choice

  • Private. Affordable.
    And 100% You.


How it works:

  1. 1 Choose the theme of your tour.
  2. 2 Pick your favorite local as your private guide.
  3. 3 Let your guide personalize anything you like.


Now you can enjoy the true heart of the city in the most personal and unique way.