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Berlin Walking Tour

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    01 Jan - 31 Dec:
    West Side: 10:00am
    East Side: 10:30am
    01 Apr - 31 Oct:
    West Side: 1:30pm
    East Side: 2:00pm
    (Please specify your preferred start time at the time of booking in special request section)
  • Duration
    4 hours
Inclusions
  • 4 hour Walking Tour
  • English speaking guide
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Key Highlights

  • This informative tour will take you through the history of Berlin from Prussian Times to the present day
  • Book in confidence – our local partners are highly rated by users of Trip Advisor
  • Stroll along the Berlin Wall, past Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, Hitler’s Bunker and more

Overview

Set out on a guided walking tour of Berlin city and visit the famous historical landmarks. Listen as your guide enlightens you on the themes such as Berlin's Prussian and Imperial heritage. The Cold War and World War II and their impact on the city and 21st century Berlin.

Stroll through the Brandenburg Gate and see the Reichstag (parliament) with its famous new dome. You can also take a Take a quiet moment of remembrance at the Holocaust Memorial.

Your guide will take you past Hitler's bunker, and explain why there is nothing left to see and what happened here at the end of the war. See what remains of the Berlin Wall and follow the ‘death strip’ to Checkpoint Charlie. This tour will give you an insight into Germany’s dark history.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    01 Jan - 31 Dec:
    West Side: 10:00am
    East Side: 10:30am
    01 Apr - 31 Oct:
    West Side: 1:30pm
    East Side: 2:00pm
    (Please specify your preferred start time at the time of booking in special request section)

  • Meeting Point

    West Side: Tour starts from McDonald's opposite the main entrance to Zoo U-Bahn Station at 10:00am & 1:30pm. (U-Bahn Red U2 line and Orange U9 line will stop at Zoo Station).
    East Side: Tour starts from 'AM to PM' Bar/Restaurant at Hackescher Markt S-Bahn Station at 10:30am & 2:00pm. (S-Bahn Green lines S5, S7, S75, S9 all stop at Hackescher Markt Station.)
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

  • Ending Point

    Tour returns to your original point of departure

Itinerary

  • The tour starts from the McDonald's opposite the main entrance to Zoo U-Bahn Station and 'AM to PM' Bar/Restaurant at Hackescher Markt S-Bahn Station. Accompanied by a guide, you will be taken on a walking tour to visit the following sites:

    Hitler’s bunker: Get the final account regarding Hitler’s suicide and the last days spent in the bunker.

    Berlin Wall: It is an iconic symbol of the Cold War; the wall divided east and west Berlin for 28 years.

    Brandenburg Gate: It is a former city gate and one of the most important landmarks of Berlin city. Having stood alone in the Death Strip for 28 years, it now symbolizes the rebirth of the re-unified metropolis – Berlin.

    Reichstag Parliament: It has been riddled with the bullet holes from the last battle in Europe and now crowned with Lord Foster’s glass dome.

    Checkpoint Charlie: It is the name given by the Western Allies to a crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War.

    Victory Column: The victory column is a famous landmark in Berlin and symbolises Prussian victory in the Danish-Prussian war.

    Potsdamer Platz: It represents the country’s future, German technology and corporate ambitions entering a new millennium.

    Once you have completed the walking tour of Berlin’s historical sites, the group will break up and you are at leisure.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 4 hour Walking Tour
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

Please note

Please call the activity operator for any logistical query you may have.

If you join us at the Zoo U-Bahn Station please bring along a train ticket (2.30 euros one way) or buy one from the guide

From Hackescher Markt none is required as the tour is completely on foot from there.

Please specify your preferred start time at the time of booking in special request section.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • Absolutely and Massively perfect - Taylor
    RAMIRO SHADDOCK, United Kingdom 10/30/2016
  • The Famous Walk.
    R J Henschen, United Kingdom 05/30/2016
  • great way to see the city, find your bearings and hear all about the history & take some selfies.
    Mrs Claire A O'Donnell, United Kingdom 05/26/2016

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