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Berlin, Germany

Zahi Badra. Born in Israel in 1984, reborn as a Berliner in 2010.

Since my first visit in 2006, I fell in love and knew immediately, that there's something special about this city. The stories that each building tell, the unusual vibe in the street, the vibrant and alternative cultural life, the amazing human mosaic and the absolute freedom. I knew that this place called and wanted to be my new home.
Moving to this beautiful, ugly, fascinating and scarred city, were unbelievable things have happened during the 20th century, woke up the scholar in me and sent me to a journey. As a journalist and a political scientist, I was drawn to dwell in Berlin's story, trying to figure out what made this city into what it is today.

Since 2013, I am guiding tourists in Berlin. I see that as a mission. To help people understand this fascinating place, to tell its story and to pass on some of the love I have to this wonderful city.

2002 - 2010: Journalistic and Editorial work in various media bodies in Israel, among them Yedioth Aharonoth, Galey Tzahal.
2010 - 2013: Blogger and a freelance content writer and editor.
Since 2013: Berlin tour guide.
Since 2015: Food Blogger and Vegan Cooking Coach.

Academic Credentials:
MA Environmental Policy and Planning (TU Berlin, FU Berlin. 2017)
BSc Environmental and Resource Management (BTU Cottbus. 2013)
Political Science and Foreign Affairs studies (Open University, Israel. 2007).

A Recent Review of this guide

I enjoyed my tour very much and Zahi exceeded my expectation. His knowledge and enthusiasm made it a great tour. Highly recommend, you will not be disappointed.
David Leonard

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Five years experience as a tour guide (Since Nov. 2013).
Professional training and eight years of experience in journalism.
Academic degrees in political science and environmental studies.


I am not a driver, therefore I mainly offer walking tours.

Due to licensing requirements, I do not offer guiding services inside the Potsdam palaces and inside some museums. For museum guiding, please ask me in advance.

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Private tour guide Zahi

Hummus Walk: Arabic Tastes of Berlin


A vegetarian tasting tour through the trendy and colorful neighborhood,...

154 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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An Introduction to Berlin

A Walk Through The Main Historical Highlights

175 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Zahi

The Royal City of Potsdam


The Gardens and Palaces of the Hohenzollerns

286 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

6 hours

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Behind the Berlin Wall


The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall and everyday life in Communist,...

227 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

5 hours

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Berlin's Jewish History


From the 17th century to the Holocaust

152 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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