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Berlin: Historic Center Highlights Walking Tour

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Berlin: Historic Center Highlights Walking Tour

From US$ 11.30 per person

Discover the historical center of Berlin and see the famous Museum Island, the Humboldt Forum in the Berlin Palace, and the Berlin Cathedral. Hear the stories behind each monument from your guide.

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  • Hear amusing anecdotes and interesting facts about Berlin
  • Experience a journey through time on this entertaining tour
  • Admire the Humboldt Forum, the Berlin Cathedral, and the New Museum
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Discover Berlin Mitte, the unique historic hotspot on this short and entertaining walking tour. The 1 hour tour is deliberately not geared at historians and is meant to be entertaining and fun, giving you the chance to get a better understanding of Berlin's history. You will get to know the most important sights of the new and old Berlin Mitte. Explore the sites around the new Berlin City Palace which will open in 2019 as Berlin's new museum center. You will be shown the Berlin Cathedral and Museum Island, the biggest museum ensemble in the world which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Further sights you will visit and learn about on the tour are the Nikolaiviertel, TV Tower, the former GDR privy council building and the old Palace of the Republic. On its site, the new Berlin City Palace is emerging. You will also see the Bauakademie, Kommandantenhaus, the Old Museum, Lustgarten and many more. Look and see for yourself the unique density of impressive buildings. You will also learn about Berlin jargon and its history with fun examples of the popular dialect.  The tour is ideal to be combined with other activities as the most popular museums, river cruise docks and many more popular sites are just a short stroll away. 
  • German-speaking guide
  • This tour does not go into any of these buildings
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must present either QR-code proof of full vaccination, QR-code proof of a Covid-19 infection in the last 6 months, or a document confirming medical contraindications for vaccination with a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 18 years and older must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months. Participants must also present a negative Covid-19 test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts. Participants who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or cannot be vaccinated must present a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts and proof of medical complications (where applicable). Students who are under 18 years old may present proof of regular school testing instead of proof of vaccination. Participants who are under 7 years old and not in school do not require proof of vaccination or a negative test

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Mmeet in front of the Humboldt Forum Portal 5, opposite the Berlin Cathedral with a view of the Lustgarten and the Alte Nationalgalerie. Portal 5 is located at Schlossplatz. It is one of the reconstructed castle facades. For orientation: Portal 5 is located opposite the Lustgarten and close to the Karl Liebknecht Bridge and the Spree. It's the entrance to the Schlüterhof. The Humboldt Forum can be easily reached by public transportation with the subway line 5 and the bus lines 100 and 300. Station: U Museum Island.

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