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  3. Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall: 1-Hour Private Walking Tour of the Divided City

Product ID: 776
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Learn why and where Berlin was divided on this 1-hour tour of Bernauer Straße. See the remains of the Berlin Wall and discover what the border and everyday life looked like. Listen to stories of the people and those who brought the Berlin Wall down.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Follow the traces of the divided city, family dramas, escape attempts, barbed wire, borders, and fatalities
  • Discover the places where people leapt to freedom, built tunnels, and went to pray
  • Visit Bernauer Straße, known for walled-in homes, a demolished church, and destroyed cemeteries
  • Listen to stories of everyday life and brutal absurdities at the border
  • See the remains of the Berlin Wall, the death strip, and the watchtower at the Berlin Wall Memorial
Full description
The history of the Berlin Wall still seems incredible today. A visit to Bernauer Straße is therefore a must-see during a trip to Berlin. Only here can you see the former division of the city with your own eyes as you visit the death strip with two walls and the watchtower.

But above all, it is the personal, often tragic stories of divided Berlin that touches many people. Embark on a small journey through time to discover places where people lived, hoped, and freed themselves from the dictatorship.

Discover exciting facts about the border, which divided Europe and even the world for a long time until the people courageously put up resistance against the deceitful regime.

After the tour you will have the opportunity to stroll through Prenzlauer Berg, go shopping along Kastanienallee, visit one of the many restaurants and cafes, or visit the popular Mauerpark with its graffiti art.
Includes
  • Expert, entertaining tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of the Berlin Wall visitor center on Bernauer Straße, on the corner with Gartenstraße. Public transport to Nordbahnhof station: Take the exit to Gartenstraße/Bernauer Straße S-Bahn S1, S2, S25 Tram lines M10, M8, M12 Bus 245 Public transport to Naturkundemuseum station: Take the U6 metro line and then walk for 5 minutes

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour is only bookable as a private tour
• Please specify desired language when booking

From £139.68 Per group up to 10

Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 157 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Berlin Kontouren

Product ID: 776