Learn about Berlin's tumultuous history during World War II and the Cold War eras, and listen as your guide explains what life was like for Berlin's citizens during those times.See top sights such as the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag and Checkpoint Charlie, this tour does it all!
- The Berlin Wall & Checkpoint Charlie
- Tiergarten, the Hohenzollern Hunting Ground
- Gendarmenmarkt, State Opera House & St. Hedwig's Cathedral
- Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz & Reichstag
- Humboldt University, Einstein & Marx
- Site of Hitler's & Goebbels' Bunkers
- Friedrichstrasse, Unter den Linden, the Swinging 20's
- Checkpoint Charlie, geopolitical hub of military confrontation
- Luftwaffe Air Defence Ministry
- War Memorial & the Book Burning Memorial on Bebelplatz
- Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
- American Embassy, TV Tower & Berliner Dom
- Royal Armoury, Schlossplatz & Lustgarten
- Topography of Terror, the Former Gestapo & SS HQ
- Potsdamer Platz, No-Man's-Land, Border Guard watchtowers
- Museum Island & the Jewish Quarter
This tour includes an expert, professional guide, as well as a hotel pickup and drop off
It does not include public transport tickets, meals or gratuities
Masks, weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes
Participants must bring and wear their own masks. Please bring masks, weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes. This tour includes an expert, professional guide, as well as a hotel pickup and drop off. It does not include public transport tickets, meals or gratuities. Before your tour date, we will get in touch with you to let you know who your guide is and give you some info on the guide.On the day of your tour, your guide will meet you in the foyer of your hotel (unless specified otherwise) and will be wearing a yellow mame tag on a blue lamyard for easy recognition! If you do not see them, please call us on +49306923149!
Offered byInsider Tour
With Insider Tour you'll see and learn far more with guides that are simply unbeatable! Visit ALL the Main Sites (and the hidden ones others pass by!) from the Berlin Wall to the Brandenburg Gate, from the site of Hitler's bunker to the Reichstag parliament building and much, much more.
Delve into the history of Berlin with a tour that charts the city's development from the time of the Teutonic Knights through to its key role in the major events of the twentieth century, as capital of the Nazi Third Reich, as the divided city of the Cold War, and as the modern capital of a unified Germany in the new Europe!
Stroll down Berlin's royal boulevard and retrace the city's evolution from a pagan fishing village into the capital of Prussia, a centre of the Enlightenment under Frederick the Great, the scene of occupation by Napoleon, and the capital of Bismarck's German empireDiscover the brilliant memorial for the Nazi book burning close to where Marx studied and Albert Einstein taught.
Walk across the final battlefield of WWII and find out how the peculiar events surrounding the Reichstag fire led to the Nazis' rise to power in 1933. Stand at the site of Hitler's bunker: an in-depth account of the claustrophobic last days spent inside, Hitler’s suicide, the fate of his remains and what became of the bunker itself. Explore the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and get the inside story behind the incredible controversy surrounding itThe Wall: the secret history of why it went up and how Berlin was divided overnight. Visit one of the longest remaining sections of the wall left standing close to the former SS & Gestapo HQ.
See where President Reagan spoke the famous words: 'Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall!' and where JFK was confronted with the Iron Curtain. Pass through Checkpoint Charlie and discover the site where the Stasi and CIA spied on each other and heroic and tragic escape attempts were made - we'll share the amazing stories surrounding this Cold War crossing point.Visit Berlin's spectacular new government quarter and get a feel for the contemporary face of the city, its development since the fall of the Wall, and its future direction.