Guided tour

Berlin: Hidden Backyards Small-Group Walking Tour

Activity provider: Secret Tours Berlin

Berlin: Hidden Backyards Small-Group Walking Tour

Activity provider: Secret Tours Berlin
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From US$ 20.37 per person

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Explore Berlin's iconic backyards on a guided walking tour. Discover the city from a different perspective as you stroll through some of its hidden alleys and lesser-known creative spaces.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Explore the Scheunenviertel neighborhood in Berlin-Mitte
  • Visit 13 famous hidden Berlin backyards
  • Learn about the origins and transformations of the neighborhood
  • See the traces of Jewish life around the New Synagogue
Full description

Discover Berlin's hidden back alleys on this walking tour. Enjoy a guided visit to 13 of the most iconic spots which showcase the typical urban Berlin atmosphere. See how people live, work, create and have fun in these small spaces.

Stroll through the Scheunenviertel in Berlin-Mitte. Learn about the history of the development of this quarter, and its transformation into the center of Jewish life around the New Synagogue. Find out how it became the trendy, colorful and international area that it is today.

  • Walking tour
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Butlers shop at Hackescher Markt, 4.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Face mask or protective covering

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Tour participants must wear a facemask
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 652 reviews

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Informative and well planned guided tour which was a good experience for us - a family of 4 with teenagers in the family. We came to places we hadn't found ourselves and got stories and historical data about the area. At times a bit heavy on social political historical facts from East Germany, but all in all a good trip that we can recommend.

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July 6, 2022

Excellent tour with lots of interesting background information about the Scheunenviertel. The tour guide incorporated many personal experiences and drew a very differentiated picture of the social and historical conflicts in Berlin over the past 200 years. She answered questions in detail and knowledgeably. I can highly recommend the tour!

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August 28, 2021

The tour was interesting and I loved that our guide had lots of photos of pre-war buildings and their reconstruction/restoration. The group size was also good at 15 people. However, there is a small point deduction, since the tour has not only included backyards for a long time, but we also had stops in front of a church, a synagogue and a cemetery. There we talked a bit, which is why we covered half an hour. A bit annoying for people with a follow-up program.

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August 7, 2021

Product ID: 360405