Berlin: Political History Walking Tour

Berlin: Political History Walking Tour

From $360.15 per group up to 10

Learn about the history of conflict in Berlin with a guided walking tour of some of its most famous landmarks.

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Duration 3 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 7:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • See some of the most famous landmarks of Berlin
  • Learn about the complex history of the city from a professional guide
  • Discover the international significance of the Berlin Wall
Full description
Start your walking tour by meeting your guide at Checkpoint Charlie, the former crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War. Explore the traces of the former border along the Berlin Wall, which marked the divide of two political and social ideologies.  Pass the former Reich’s Ministry of Aviation that today houses the Finance Ministry of Germany. See where Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler gave his first non-public speech in Prussia, back in 1927. Furthermore, visit the Topography of Terror with its excavations of former Gestapo prisons. Here you will see some of the last remaining sections of the Berlin Wall, as well as a public exhibit detailing the rise of Nazism in Germany prior to World War II. Pass by the adjacent Martin Gropius Building with its elaborate architectural decorations. See the seat of Berlin parliament at the Reichstag Building, and the commercial center of Potsdamer Platz.  Reach the location of the Führer Bunker, where Hitler spent the final days of his life and eventually, the sombre Holocaust Memorial. The tour ends at the Brandenburg Gate, a symbol for both Germany's darkest times and its triumphant reunification and progress.
Includes
  • Professional guide services
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

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Checkpoint Charlie, Friedrichstraße 43-45, 10117 Berlin, Germany

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