Berlin Boheme: Prenzlauer Berg - Land of Enchantment

Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany
50 mins

About the tour

The leafy hood of Prenzlauer Berg attracts not just a lot of tourists, but also Berlin's upper crust: an international crowd of people who go for the district's slew of cafes and bars and its abundance of period buildings, giving it its very special charm. During our walking tour we'll discover a converted brewery, a fabulous Museum for Architectural Drawing, catch a glimpse of Berlin's second oldest Jewish cemetery, and explore the history of one of Berlin's oldest water tanks. The tour ends at the spectacular Ryke Strasse Synagogue which, sadly, we can't go in for security reasons but which we'll see from the outside. Join me, on this walking tour through one of Berlin's loveliest neighbourhoods!

Meet your local guide


Having experienced the fall of The Wall first hand, Martin lived abroad between 1994 and 2010, first in London and later in Paris. He later went back to studying, gaining an MA and PhD in the UK. After completing his PhD dissertation on German-Jewish exile organisations that emerged as a result of the rise to power by the Nazis, he was then offered to contribute to the exhibition “Eichmann on Trial”, organised by Berlin’s Topography of Terror. And so, Martin was back in Berlin, re-discovering the city he'd left so long ago. Fascinated by Berlin’s total make-over since he left some 16 years earlier, he decided to turn his rekindled fascination with Berlin into his profession. He has since obtained his official certificate that classifies him as a fully licenced Berlin Tour Guide.

Martin has been guiding since May 2011

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Berlin with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and amazing guide.

The tour will last about 50 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Berlin. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer or tablet.

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