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Currywurst

Famous traditional German fast food invented after WWII, consisting of hot pork sausage cut into slices and seasoned with curry sauce.

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Alexanderplatz
Alexanderplatz is the former East German city-centre, now a pedestrianised zone with excellent shopping opportunities and good food.
Fernsehturm
A TV tower in central Berlin, Fernsehturm towers 368 metres over the city.
Rotes Rathaus
Home to Berlin’s political bodies, the Red Town Hall is easily recognisable by its vivid red brick exterior.
Nikolai Quarter
One of the oldest residential areas of Berlin, this quarter is filled with enjoyable bars and restaurants.
St Mary's Church
A Protestant church founded during Berlin’s medieval urban expansion in 1250.
Beer
Simple, traditional, and perfectly balanced, with clean, wholesome flavours, beers like Schneider-Weisse and Augustiner Helles are the product of 800 years of brewing history.

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Guten Appetit! A Flavour of Berlin's Cuisine Private Walking Tour
Taste the flavours of German cuisine and learn about Berlin's dramatic past.

  • 5-6 tastings & beer samples (makes up a full meal. Non-alcoholic option available).
  • Learn about Berlin’s exciting history through food and drink.
  • Try the best wurst in Berlin and learn about its historical origins.
  • Expert food and drink recommendations from your own private guide for the the rest of your stay.
  • Spontaneous, adaptable experience: work with your guide to suit your needs and interests.
  • Suitable for families: itinerary can be personalised to suit children and non-drinkers' needs.
No visit to Berlin would be complete without indulging in the quintessentially German Currywurst, combined of course with a cold refreshing Augustiner Helles or Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbeer. The delicious traditional dish of sausage and French fries covered with tomato sauce and curry powder has its origins in the interwar period, and Germany’s historic beer scene, which can be traced back to the mid-19th century, is viewed by many as second to none. Whether you’ve tried these delicacies before or know nothing about them, this private tour will introduce you to the staple elements of German food culture. You and your private guide will work explore the relationship between food, drink, culture and history with a wander through centrally located Alexanderplatz's backstreets and hidden haunts. You will cover topics such as: how Germany was once the capital of Europe for beer before WWI with over 300 breweries; how that trend changed due to war and occupation; and how we once again see a resurgence in the capital with the rise of many microbreweries. A fine way to experience the Berlin's diverse history and culinary scene – prost!
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