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Great fun, but very crowded

Have you ever listened to a Polish Ska band, or watched a group of German women perform a dance as... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Northern Virginia
Great fun, mobs of people

The parade is like Carnival elsewhere -- dance troops of many types, many nationalities (though it... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Berkeley, CA
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Oct 7, 2018
“Great fun, but very crowded”
May 20, 2018
“Great fun, mobs of people”
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Have you ever listened to a Polish Ska band, or watched a group of German women perform a dance as a group of jungle people. If not, you need to go to the Carnival of Cultures. It is a huge event, with food, music and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

The parade is like Carnival elsewhere -- dance troops of many types, many nationalities (though it was funny seeing light-skinned, fair-haired northern Europeans doing Latin dances). The booths are mostly food and drink (beer, mojitos, and more beer) though some are selling crafts. Hundreds of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The karneval der kulturen is every year at the beginning of summer. It is the biggest street festival in berlin. Trucks are driving with a lot of dancer on it and with loud music and you can walk behind the trucks and dance. There are...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The Carnival weekend is great. You'll be able to go on the carnival cruise and there's a bbq on the Saturday.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

This was a great weekend that takes place every year for Pfingsten (Pentecost). There are four main stages dotted around a couple of boroughs in the south of Berlin where you can find anything from reggae, kettle drum bands, Brazilian funk or afrobeat. Almost anything...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Greg C
Reviewed 18 November 2014

If you are in Berlin for the carnival it is definitely worth going to, the range of food and drinks is incredible and everything is reasonably priced. You can also get some cool souvenirs and at night the place is a party - get drinks...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 13 June 2014

If you happen to be in Berlin during the Karneval der Kulturen (Carnival of Cultures) in early June you should go and soak up the atmosphere here. With more than 80 floats, hundreds of food stands, 5000+ participants and more than 700,000 people in the...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can
both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central
neighbourhood is beginning a new chapter. In the
1950s and '60s, Turkish guest workers settled around
Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and '90s,
rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a
carefree life here. An old hospital even became a
hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today
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