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Key Highlights

  • This informative tour will take you through the history of Berlin from Prussian Times to the present day
  • Stroll along the Berlin Wall, past Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, Hitler’s Bunker and more
  • Book in confidence – our local partners are highly rated by users of Trip Advisor
  • Overview
    Set out on a guided walking tour of Berlin city and visit the famous historical landmarks. Listen as your guide enlightens you on the themes such as Berlin's Prussian and Imperial heritage. The Cold War and World War II and their impact on the city and 21st century Berlin.

    Stroll through the Brandenburg Gate and see the Reichstag (parliament) with its famous new dome. You can also take a Take a quiet moment of remembrance at the Holocaust Memorial.

    Your guide will take you past Hitler's bunker, and explain why there is nothing left to see and what happened here at the end of the war. See what remains of the Berlin Wall and follow the ‘death strip’ to Checkpoint Charlie. This tour will give you an insight into Germany’s dark history.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    4 hours

    Start time

    01 Jan - 31 Dec:
    West Side: 10:00am
    East Side: 10:30am
    01 Apr - 31 Oct:
    West Side: 1:30pm
    East Side: 2:00pm
    (Please specify your preferred start time at the time of booking in special request section)

    Meeting Point

    West Side: Tour starts from McDonald's opposite the main entrance to Zoo U-Bahn Station at 10:00am & 1:30pm. (U-Bahn Red U2 line and Orange U9 line will stop at Zoo Station).
    East Side: Tour starts from 'AM to PM' Bar/Restaurant at Hackescher Markt S-Bahn Station at 10:30am & 2:00pm. (S-Bahn Green lines S5, S7, S75, S9 all stop at Hackescher Markt Station.)
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    Tour returns to your original point of departure

    Itinerary

    The tour starts from the McDonald's opposite the main entrance to Zoo U-Bahn Station and 'AM to PM' Bar/Restaurant at Hackescher Markt S-Bahn Station. Accompanied by a guide, you will be taken on a walking tour to visit the following sites:

    Hitler’s bunker: Get the final account regarding Hitler’s suicide and the last days spent in the bunker.

    Berlin Wall: It is an iconic symbol of the Cold War; the wall divided east and west Berlin for 28 years.

    Brandenburg Gate: It is a former city gate and one of the most important landmarks of Berlin city. Having stood alone in the Death Strip for 28 years, it now symbolizes the rebirth of the re-unified metropolis – Berlin.

    Reichstag Parliament: It has been riddled with the bullet holes from the last battle in Europe and now crowned with Lord Foster’s glass dome.

    Checkpoint Charlie: It is the name given by the Western Allies to a crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War.

    Victory Column: The victory column is a famous landmark in Berlin and symbolises Prussian victory in the Danish-Prussian war.

    Potsdamer Platz: It represents the country’s future, German technology and corporate ambitions entering a new millennium.

    Once you have completed the walking tour of Berlin’s historical sites, the group will break up and you are at leisure.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 4 hour Walking Tour
    • English speaking guide

    Exclusions

    • Lunch
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Please note

    Please call the activity operator for any logistical query you may have.

    If you join us at the Zoo U-Bahn Station please bring along a train ticket (2.30 euros one way) or buy one from the guide

    From Hackescher Markt none is required as the tour is completely on foot from there.

    Please specify your preferred start time at the time of booking in special request section.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • The Famous Walk.

      Really interesting and informative mixed in with some humour. Our guide, Barnaby, was excellent....

      R J Henschen, United Kingdom, 30/May/2016
    • Absolutely and Massively perfect - Taylor

      a dull, rainy, cold and wet Berlin tour, but our guide Taylor just put a sunshine on everyone. everything you wanted to know about Berlin well he is your man. the organisation...

      RAMIRO SHADDOCK, United Kingdom, 30/Oct/2016
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