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Soviet Potsdam: Private Walking Tour

Product ID: 203203
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Learn about the Soviet history of the former Prussian capital city on a 3.5-hour city tour through Potsdam. Dive into the time of the Cold War and enjoy the impressive highlights of the city.
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Duration 3.5 hours
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  • Experience a new and interesting tour through the exciting Potsdam and learn all about the Soviet history of this region
  • See some of Potsdam's well-known highlights such as the Old Market, Cecilienhof Palace in the New Garden and the Glienicke Bridge
  • Embark on a journey through time and immerse yourself in the time of the Cold War and the occupation by the Allies
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Explore the small but extremely historical city of Potsdam, which together with Berlin was the Prussian center of power. Learn about the connections of Soviet history in 3.5 hours and enjoy the highlights of the city. Learn about the enormous importance of Potsdam to the Soviets and hear interesting facts about the Allied victorious conference in 1945. See one of the most important intelligence sites of the Soviets in East Germany and visit the world-famous Glienicke Bridge, Bridge of Spies, used for agent exchange.

Start at Potsdam Central Station and walk to the Old Market. The city center of Potsdam was destroyed in World War II. You will learn more about the reconstruction of the city in socialist East Germany and current reconstructional projects. Then head for the city´s Soviet War cemetery, the final resting place for hundreds of Red Army soldiers.

Then take the bus and go to Cecilienhof Palace, the venue for the Potsdam Conference in summer 1945. After visiting the former KGB district you eventually go to the Bridge of Spies. The bridge once was the border between the East and the West, hence the iron bridge was part of the Iron Curtain.
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  • Public transportation ticket

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The tour starts at the central station of Potsdam, exit Babelsberger Straße north side. The Babelsberger Straße exit is just opposite the main exit where trams and buses leave. Once you come out of the station, cross the street and the meeting point is on the left.

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From US$ 216.26 Per group up to 15

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Product ID: 203203