Urban Jungle: The Alternative Side

Urban Jungle: The Alternative Side

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( 155 reviews ) star Off the beaten track Berlin 1 - 8 watch_later 3 hours
  • Take in the Authentic Multicultural Vibes of Berlin
  • Enjoy unique street art
  • 100% Private, 100% Personal
  • Go Off-the-Beaten Track with your Favourite Local
  • Listen to local stories about the city’s underground areas
  • 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? Well, it is, but there’s so much more! Take in the unique underground scene of Berlin, from amazing street art and great local stories to cool neighbourhoods and alternative vibes. You and your friends can now see the city through the eyes of a local and experience the lifestyle they’re all used to.

In this Withlocals Originals tour you’ll go to the hippest streets around the city and alternative spots known only by locals. Dive in the local lifestyle while enjoying a good German beer and urban art sights.

Start at the Hackescher Markt, the heart of local cafes and head to a unique art courtyard loved by contemporary artists. Hear about how this place survived against all 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 grafitti done by the famous Blu. Learn about his protest against the “gentrification” 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 most Berliners enjoy their evenings. Go pass 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, popular 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 everyday. Get local insights from your host and ask all your questions. Want to change any part of your private tour? Just let your host know - this tour can be 100% personalized for you! It's all made exclusively for you and your friends!

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

Stop 1
Haus Schwarzenberg - get amazed by the free space for creative and utopias, unique decadent courtyard in the middle of a shopping area.
Stop 2
Kottbusser Tor - explore the heart of Kreuzberg neighbourhood, a very hot spot for the night life, protests and political events.
Stop 3
Gorlitzer Park (warm season) - get the vibe of the coolest park of the city // Bethanien Art Gallery (cold season) - get to see an alternative space, home to contemporary artists
Stop 4
“Schlesi” tower - how locals call it, the bank-border that once was the border between East and West.
Stop 5
Leviathan by Blu - get to see the art and hear the amazing story of an international graffitti artist
Stop 6
Oberbaumbrücke - enjoy the Disney like architecture of one of the oldest bridges that used to separate the West from the East
Stop 7
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.
Stop 8
Urban Spree - emerge into a very big, artistic, cultural center dedicated to urban art.
Stop 9
RAW Tempel - explore one of the most important social-cultural centre of the town
Stop 10
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.