Posts Tagged: Self Guided Tours of Berlin

Jewish Berlin Tour | Self-Guided

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This self-guided Jewish Berlin Tour gives a short overview of the major sights in Jewish history in Berlin. For centuries, Berlin had a vibrant Jewish culture and was the birth place of important Jewish movements such as the Jewish Enlightenment in the 17th Century and the Reform and Modern Orthodox movements. Despite times of hardship, […]

Self Guided Tour Berlin Friedrichshain

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tour Berlin Friedrichshain

Berlin’s district Friedrichshain is trendy and rough, with lots of graffiti and a distinct East German charm and an off-beat alternative culture. It’s very low key, and not yet as commercialized with a big student population, low rents, but also a rich history in working class roots. Come and explore this district on a self-guided […]

Tours and Things to Do in East Berlin

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This post is a review and comparison of Cold War themed guided tours as well as a self-guided tour of things to see and do in East Berlin. Although Berlin has been a unified democratic city since 1990, there are still some sites that can give you an understanding of the hardships that East Berliners […]

Things to See in Berlin Mitte | A Self Guided Tour

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Things to do Berlin Mitte East

Berlin-Mitte East START at Alexanderplatz (A) with the S-Bahn, several subways (U-Bahn), streetcars and buses. The square had been used as a market for livestock and was named Ochsenmarkt (oxen market) before it was named Alexanderplatz in 1805 on the occasion of the visit of the Russian Tsar Alexander I. Most of the buildings are […]

Best Berlin Flea Markets

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Berlin Market

No visit to Berlin is complete, without exploring the atmosphere of the best Berlin flea markets.  Some markets take place every day.  Others take place on a weekly basis.  Some are dependent on the weather.  If you like to explore the different culinary delights, buy some fresh produce, explore local arts and craft, or just browse, a […]