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Berlin: Government District, Chancellery, and Reichstag Tour

1. Berlin: Government District, Chancellery, and Reichstag Tour

Experience an informative guided tour in the government quarter of Berlin. Stop at the Chancellery, the Berlin Wall, the Reichstag, and many more highlights of this unique part of the city while you discover the political center of Germany. Learn about Berlin's eventful history and ask your questions as your guide takes you to some of the most significant places in this district. Think about how Berlin could be redesigned after the Wall, see the ribbon of the federal government and spot the symbolic bridge between the east and west. Start the tour at the Futurium and then cross the Spree as you wander from former East to West. Witness how modern buildings dominate the cityscape. Marvel at works of art along the Berlin Wall and get to know more about the history of the site. Along the tour, discover some of the best photo spots in the center of Berlin. Receive some great local insights on this German-language guided tour. The guided tour ends outside the Reichstag where you will learn more about the tasks and duties of the parliament and the story behind a building that has played such a significant role in German history.

Berlin: Private Walking Tour of German Government District

2. Berlin: Private Walking Tour of German Government District

See for yourself where politics is made in the capital city. Explore Berlin's parliament and government district on a private guided walking tour. Take an informative city tour through the parliament and government district, beginning at the Brandenburg Gate and ending at the Reichstag building, the seat of the German Bundestag. Enjoy the many sights of the political district, such as the representative office of the EU, the embassies of America and France, the Federal Chancellery, the parliament buildings for the offices of members of parliament and parliamentary committees, as well as the federal press conference. Learn about the architecture of the Reichstag building from your guide and about how the German parliament functions.

Berlin: Reichstag Battlefield Tour

3. Berlin: Reichstag Battlefield Tour

Our journey begins at the meeting point on the southern side of the modern Hauptbahnhof (Main Station). Following a brief introduction to set the scene, we will make our way to the Moltke Bridge. This ornate red sandstone structure became the scene of some of Berlin's most deadly fighting. Here, we will orient ourselves to the Soviet 3rd Shock Army’s axis of advance and discuss the key challenges for both the encroaching Soviets and the German defenders. After making our way across the Moltke Bridge we will reach the then Interior Ministry, nicknamed the “Himmler House” in the old diplomatic quarter. Following a Soviet artillery barrage at point-blank range, we will discuss the horrific room-to-room fighting that occurred here. Continuing to ‘no man’s land,’ we will stand on the former Königsplatz and take stock of the 300m area that the 207th and 150th rifle divisions would have to cross before reaching the Reichstag. As we walk toward the Reichstag, we will discuss Hitler’s final moments in the Führer bunker only a few hundred meters away. Once at the foot of the Reichstag, you will hear the stories of Sergeant Yegorov and Sergeant Kantariya and how they raised special banner No.5 on the roof – signifying the end.

Berlin: Sightseeing City Tour of the Top 20 Attractions

4. Berlin: Sightseeing City Tour of the Top 20 Attractions

Follow the traces of German history, from the time of Prussia to the German Empire, the Weimar Republic, and Nazi Germany up to the German division, the GDR and the reunification. Discover the government district with the Reichstag and the Chancellery. See the Brandenburg Gate, the Victory Column and the Holocaust Memorial. Take a look at the Sony Center, stroll along the former wall and discover the former National Socialist buildings on Wilhelmstrasse. On Gendarmenmarkt you can see the historic Checkpoint Charly and admire the German Cathedral, the French Cathedral, and the Concert Hall. See the magnificent boulevard Unter den Linden, discover the Berlin Cathedral and the Museum Island. Learn all about the development of Berlin in the Nikolai quarter.

Berlin: 1-Hour City Walking Tour

5. Berlin: 1-Hour City Walking Tour

This 1-hour tour is ideal for those who have little time but want to see a lot of Berlin. See the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial and Potsdamer Platz, the vibrant new center of Berlin. Marvel at the stunning sophistication of Potsdamer Platz and its atmosphere reminiscent of the Golden Twenties of the last century. Join a knowledgeable, certified city guide who will provide historical information and tell some stories about the city, adding some humor to the mix as well. Get an insight into the German capital as you cover around 3 kilometers on foot, taking in much more up close than if you were on a bus tour.

Berlin: City Center Walking Tour

6. Berlin: City Center Walking Tour

Discover Berlin on this easy-going walking tour. You will start at the World Clock on Alexanderplatz, the place where all Berliners traditionally meet up. From here, there is an excellent view of some of the best-loved sights in the city, from the Red Town Hall to Berlin's towering Fernsehturm (TV Tower). Visit the exciting and many-faceted Nikolaiviertel and walk across the Schlossplatz to Berlin Cathedral. Wander down the famous Unter den Linden and see the intimately beautiful garden of the Prinzessinnenpalais, the princesses' palace, on Bebelplatz. Enjoy a coffee break on the Gendarmenmarkt and see places steeped in history, such as the Holocaust Memorial and the Brandenburg Gate.

Berlin: Highlights of Berlin Walking Shared or Private Tour

7. Berlin: Highlights of Berlin Walking Shared or Private Tour

Explore Berlin like a local on a 4-hour walking tour that covers its main sights and uncovers some hidden locations. You will be in the company of expert city resident guides that are keen to share their knowledge of Berlin’s tumultuous past and exciting future. Since the return of the German capital to Berlin nothing has stayed the same, and this has resulted in the largest construction effort in modern history. Berlin truly is a city at the crossroads of a turbulent past, while in the process of forging an optimistic future. As New Europe gravitates back towards its center, Berlin prepares to play the role of gateway between the East and West – this time as a European metropolis. Arrive in the East to Hackescher Markt and hear all about the former Jewish Quarter. See Museum Island and get the scoop on the best times to visit the museums. Pass over the line of the Death Strip to the exact location above Hitler's Bunker and under the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol of a reunited Berlin. Then, take a moment to reflect at the Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe, before walking through the intersection of Checkpoint Charlie. The tour ends with an account of the momentous events that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall while standing amidst the heart of the East German Government Quarter and the New Berlin. Get a glimpse into what it´s like living in New Berlin, where East and West are no boundaries.

Berlin: Walking Tour to the Top 10 Sightseeing Attractions

8. Berlin: Walking Tour to the Top 10 Sightseeing Attractions

Get an overview of Berlin's most important sights in about two hours and discover the highlights of the city. Start in front of the historic Reichstag in the middle of the government district with a view of the new, grandiose central station, the Federal Chancellery and the bell tower in the Tiergarten. Then discover one of Germany's landmarks - the Brandenburg Gate. From there, take a look at the embassies of the USA and France, the magnificent boulevard Unter den Linden and the Hotel Adlon. In the opposite direction you can see the Victory Column, the Zoo and the Russian Memorial. Stroll on to the famous Gendarmenmarkt with its three attractions: admire the German Cathedral, the French Cathedral and the Konzerthaus. Finally, take a walk to the new (old) Berlin City Palace, the Berlin Cathedral, the Museum Island, the Lustgarten with its testimonies of Prussian culture, before you finally learn all about the emergence of Berlin in 1237 in the Nikolai quarter.

Berlin: Private Government District Walking Tour with Game

9. Berlin: Private Government District Walking Tour with Game

Prepare to put your problem-solving skills to the test during this unique tour experience. In addition to a private walking tour of Berlin's Government District with a local guide, your group will solve tasks in small teams along the way. In the end, the team with the most points will be crowned the winner. Begin the tour at Brandenburg Gate. Hear about the history of this iconic and important area while playing an interactive game with your friends or family. Follow your guide through the Government District while learning about Berlin's fascinating past and present and having some fun. See for yourself where politics happen in Berlin. Explore the beating heart of the city with your private guide. Check out the legendary Reichstag building (the seat of the German Bundestag), the Chancellery, and the surrounding government buildings.

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What people are saying about German Chancellery

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Our guide Jim was most informative and took great care and passion in explaining, it’s clear that he’s a historian regarding German history . It’s our first trip to Germany ( Berlin ) and Jim gave us an awesome introduction . Great value for money for a 3hr tour and in my view a great suggestion for anyone looking to do a tour of Berlin must visit sights .

Cian was my tour guide and I had a great experience the tour was really interesting highlighting all the main history points and covering all the main sights I wanted to see while in the city for a short time. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting.

Very knowledgeable tour guide. Good background information. Very good summary of historical and architectural history.

Campbell was an excellent guide, very relaxed but informative wall. Highly recommend

Antonella was a wonderful tour guide; excellent experience!