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  2. Berlin
  3. Holocaust Memorial

Berlin History 6-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Product ID: 15961
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See the sights of Berlin on a 6-hour walking tour through the city's history. Your guide will tell you stories and secrets about the city that literally changed the world. See monuments from Imperial Germany to the Cold War and modern Berlin as well.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the sights of Imperial Berlin and learn about Weimar Germany
  • Wander the Jewish Quarter and see the gold-topped Synagogue
  • Learn about the Nazi rise to power and what life was like during the Third Reich
  • Find out what Berlin was like when the city was divided
  • Experience the creativity and dynamism of Berlin today
Full description
On this 6-hour walking tour of Berlin, see the most exciting and interesting sights, wander off the beaten track, be surprised by the city's oddities, and gain historical insight into what made Berlin an important city in the 20th century.

See sights relevant to Prussian and Imperial Germany, including the Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden, Frederick's Forum, Museum Island, the Berlin Cathedral, the Reichstag, and Gendarmenmarkt.

Visit the sites of Berlin's darkest days as the capital of Nazi Germany. Your guide will show you Friedrichstrasse, the Nazi government quarter, the SS Gestapo HQ, the Nazi Air Force Ministry, Hitler's bunker, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews and Bebelplatz, the Nazi book burning square.

Explore the streets of the Jewish Quarter, visit the New Synagogue, the former Jewish Girls' Museum, and the area's courtyards. Learn about the destruction of World War II and discover the thriving cultural scene in the area today.

Learn about life in Berlin during the Cold War as you cross the Berlin Wall and see what living on the front line of the Cold War was like at the Palace of Tears and Checkpoint Charlie.

Finally, find out about the Berlin of today, a bustling liberal metropolis, and a center of tolerance and creativity. Visit Tacheles, the former art squat, see street art, the city’s cutting-edge architecture, and learn about Berlin's thriving music and art scene.

Your expert guide will make sure you experience as much of Berlin as possible in a day, providing insight to the city's culture as well as tips on local events and things to do for the rest of your stay!
Includes
  • Tour with guide (you can also book this tour as a private tour)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet outside Starbucks opposite Hackescher Markt S-Bahn station.

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Important information
Know before you go
Please wear comfortable shoes and suitable clothing for the time of year! Although there will be time to stop for lunch, it is recommended that you bring along a bottle of water.
Customer reviews
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based on 95 reviews
Review summary
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Value for money
4.2/5
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Berlin Walks

Product ID: 15961