Neukölln Walking Tour (Self Guided), Berlin

Neukölln is Berlin's bohemian heart, a colorful district with a village-like feel where you can discover architectural treasures, see some opera and experience all the charm and excitement of an area that is a melting pot of cultures. There is history at just about every turn, especially in the winding streets of Alt-Rixdorf, the old bohemian village.

On Karl-Marx-Allee, you can see the 1950s residential blocks that were designed in classical socialist style. Take in some of the area's cultural highlights. Reserve seats for an opera performance at the Neukölln Opera House and catch a truly magical show at the Puppet Theater. Tour Britz Castle, a former manor house that has reconstructed period rooms from the late 19th century. Then enjoy some heavenly downtime in Britz Garden. The large garden features lakes, playgrounds and themed gardens such as the geological garden and the great outdoor laboratory.

If you don't want to walk around the 100-acre (40-hectare) pastoral attraction, explore part of the area aboard the park train. Expand your taste palate with a visit to the Turkish market at Maybachufer. More culinary delights await you in the neighborhood’s mix of international restaurants.
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Guide Name: Neukölln Walking Tour
Guide Location: Germany » Berlin
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Author: Xena

Walking Tours in Berlin, Germany

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Creating your own self-guided walk in Berlin is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Berlin Introduction Walking Tour

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Germany’s capital, Berlin has been around as a city since the 13th century: first known as the capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg (1417–1701), then the Kingdom of Prussia (1701–1918), the German Empire (1871–1918), the Weimar Republic (1919–33), and the Third Reich (1933–45).

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Third Reich Walking Tour

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The “Third Reich” and “Nazi Germany” are the common English names for Germany between 1933 and 1945, when it was a totalitarian state led by Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist German Workers’ Party. For any visitor to Berlin, the Nazi surrender that ended World War II is still a point of interest, but matching locations to those moments of history can be a challenge. On this special...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Tiergarten Walking Tour

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Known for the huge park of the same name, which once was a royal hunting ground, the central district of Tiergarten (German for “Animal Garden”) is home to the Berlin Zoo, the Victory Column with its winged statue and the lively, lakeside Café am Neuen See.

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
Museum Island Walking Tour

Museum Island Walking Tour

One of Berlin’s most visited attractions, the Museum Island ("Museumsinsel") complex was established by order of King Frederick William IV of Prussia in 1841 and houses several world-famous museums kept in close vicinity of each other. The island itself is spectacular for a walk, with wonderful architecture, statues, gardens and trees, so enjoy the atmosphere and make at least a day...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles
Alexanderplatz Walking Tour

Alexanderplatz Walking Tour

One of Berlin’s cosmopolitan hearts, Alexanderplatz (or Alexander Square) is a true hive of activity. There is always something going on here: Christmas markets, Easter fairs, buskers, performances, Oktoberfest, and the list is countless. Easily accessible, with lots of transport connections and all manner of drink and food outlets, it’s a great place to hang around, take photos, and enjoy...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 Km or 0.9 Miles
Berlin's Historical Churches Walking Tour

Berlin's Historical Churches Walking Tour

Berlin boasts a diversity of important religious sights. Among the most acclaimed are the places of worship centuries old, such as the beautiful Neo-Classical style Nikolaikirche or the red-brick Gothic style Marienkirche (St. Mary’s Church), both dating back to the 1200s. Aside from being home to the best organ music in town, Marienkirche’s hall still contains numerous beautiful features and...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles

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