5 alternative suggestions for visiting Berlin

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5 alternative suggestions for visiting Berlin
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photo via lndw.tu-berlin.de1. Journey into the dungeons. The Berlin that cannot be seen

Let's head to the discovery of the German capital from a completely different perspective. Meet at Brunnenstra脽e 105, at the exit of the Gesundbrunnen underground station. At least three types of tours depart from here all year round - strictly on foot - offered by the Berliner Unterwelten with guides available in multiple languages. Get ready to go through a very big one bunker network, tunnels and passages! There is the itinerary that shows you the warehouses used for the fermentation of beer, the one that leads you through anti-aircraft shelters e ghost stations. And again what will catapult you into the middle of the Cold War, in underground conduits where the inhabitants ofex-DDR they were desperately trying to leave the old Ost Berlin.

photo by Gunter Steffen - Visit Berlin - via Flickr2. Flea market and open-air karaoke. Sundays at the Mauerpark

The atmosphere is always relaxed and cheerful. Mauerpark is synonymous with Sunday for many Berliners and tourists. Put a park full of street artists, a kiosk with currywurst among the best in the capital and a barbecue with friends: here Sunday is a highly anticipated collective ritual! But the experiences that alone are worth the visit are undoubtedly the flea market and karaoke open-air. Between antique furniture, 60s clothes and vinyl records, it will not be difficult to come across original occasions if you want to find them! And from 15pm onwards, whether you are in tune or not, alone or in a group, abandon your shyness and perform at karaoke open-air: You will receive cheers of appreciation from a colorful crowd and have a blast.

photo by Richard Ricciardi via flickr3. Experience the best of Street Food made in Berlin

Stalls, shops and food trucks. In Berlin, street food is a must. Two specialties in particular are the pride of the city and should be included in the "to do list" of every tourist: the currywurst and D枚ner kebab.

best addresses to enjoy the sweet tooth street food made in Berlin? We suggest you:

  • Konnopke's snack - Sch枚nhauser Allee 44, Prenzlauer Berg
    A real institution in Berlin. Here the queue to taste one of its legendaries sausage with curry ketchup sauce e patatine fritte it starts already from breakfast.

  • Mustafa's - Mehringdamm 32, Kreuzberg
    No one regrets the Berlin kebab but that of Mustafa's it really is something mouth-watering. The vegetarian version (with fried vegetables) is also worth the wait in line. Address: Mehringdamm 32, Kreuzberg.

  • Street Food Thursday - Markthalle Neun, Kreuzberg
    Every Thursday from 17 to 22 pm the Kreuzberg covered market hosts over 40 stalls with the best delicacies in street food. Mexican tacos, English pies, Korean buns, vegan burgers: we advise you to arrive at the opening otherwise eating seated at the tables will be almost impossible.

photo via elgerart.de4. Spend an evening in the former Willner Brewery

In the Prenzlauer Berg district on Sch枚nhauser Allee, a red brick building complex with a chimney stands out. It is an old Berlin brewery that has been transformed into an art and culture space, the Kulturbrauerei. Here every evening the offer of events is huge. Within the various spaces of theformer brewery are held regularly mostre, festivals and theatrical performances. What used to be boiler rooms and machine rooms now house restaurants and halls for parties and live concerts. For those who love lounges we suggest the Pool & Cigars, particular American-style venue with a room full of pool tables and the Soda Club, a huge restaurant-disco offering black, Latin and dance music.

5. Adrenaline-fueled Berlin: Panoramic city flight and Base Flying from the Park Inn Hotel

1 hour tour aboard an ultralight

In Berlin you can live the unique experience of enjoying unforgettable views thanks to a 1 hour tour aboard an ultralight. You will fly in complete safety and can take wonderful panoramic photos of the city center from the window of your seat. The flight will be piloted by experienced personnel and you can decide the itinerary yourself or choose from those planned by the organization. An alternative tour, without a doubt!

Base Flying dal Park Inn Hotel

Savor the thrill in Berlin? You can with the Base Flying from the roof of the Park Inn Hotel. The Base Flying it is probably the fastest type of downhill in the world. You will be connected to the ramp with a safety rope and after an exciting countdown, the adventure will begin: downhill downhill to 125 meters! If you are looking for an adrenaline-pumping experience, you can't ask for better.

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