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Red Berlin: Secrets of the Communist Capital

Product ID: 4839
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Experience the stories and monuments that mark East Berlin's Communist days and hear about the city's role in the Cold War. Learn about life behind the Berlin Wall and discover the dark secrets of the Stasi secret police on this walking tour!
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the embassies of 4 Cold War powers
  • Discover crossing points of the Berlin Wall at the Palace of Tears
  • Learn about the infamous Ghost Stations
  • Hear about the phenomenon of "Ostalgie"
Full description
Take the Cold War and Communist Berlin walking tour and learn about the city before the days of reunification. Hear how Berlin existed on the front line of the Cold War, and learn of the people, places, and secrets that kept 2 worlds on the brink of World War III, along with the wall that separated them.

You will be strolling through Berlin's former Soviet Sector, a Cold War battleground and foundation of Communist East Berlin. Learn about life behind the Iron Curtain, and see how the Stasi, the largest spy network the world has ever seen, kept an entire population under observation.
Includes
  • Guided tour of Communist East Berlin
  • Time for lunch
What’s Not Included
  • An AB transit ticket is required to participate in this tour (Day card recommended)
  • Food and drinks at break

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of Starbucks Café, near Berlin's historic Brandenburg Gate. Your guide will have a red umbrella and red t-shirt.

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