Berlin: 2hr WWII & Cold War Walking Tour

Tours Culture & history Walking tours

You don’t have a lot of time in Berlin, but you’d like to see the most important historical sights of Germany’s capital? See all the essential WWII & Cold War Sights on this thought-provoking tour!


  • Guided walking tour with expert guide
  • Get the most out of Berlin in the quickest time
  • See main sights: Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, the Wall & Checkpoint Charlie
  • Thought-provoking WWII memorials


2hr Berlin Historical Walking Tour: A Journey Through Time Welcome to Berlin, a city steeped in history and resilience. Join us on a captivating two-hour walking tour that will take you through iconic landmarks, poignant memorials, and remnants of a divided past. 1. Brandenburger Tor & Pariser Platz: Begin your journey at the majestic Brandenburger Tor, a symbol of unity and peace. Stroll through Pariser Platz, surrounded by stunning neoclassical architecture, and feel the energy of this historical square. 2. The Sinti & Roma Memorial Move towards the Sinti & Roma Memorial, a tribute to the thousands of Sinti and Roma people who suffered during the Holocaust. Learn about their stories and the importance of remembering their plight. 3. The Reichstag Next, approach the iconic Reichstag, Germany's parliamentary building. Marvel at its architecture and hear about its rich history, from the Weimar Republic to the present day. 4. The Politicians’ Memorial: Discover the Politicians' Memorial, adjacent to the Reichstag, commemorating political figures who faced persecution during turbulent times in German history. Reflect on the sacrifices made for democracy. 5. Soviet War Memorial: Enter the Tiergarten to explore the solemn Soviet War Memorial. Learn about the soldiers who gave their lives in the Battle of Berlin during World War II. The memorial's grandeur is a testament to the enduring spirit of victory. 6. Memorial of the Murdered Jews of Europe: Proceed to the Memorial of the Murdered Jews of Europe, a haunting yet powerful installation. Wander through the labyrinth of concrete slabs and contemplate the enormity of the Holocaust. 7. Site of Hitler's Bunker Stand at the historic site of Hitler's Bunker, hidden beneath the city's surface. Uncover the final days of the Third Reich and the significance of this location in shaping post-war Berlin. 8. Finance Ministry Walk past the Finance Ministry, a modern contrast in the heart of historical Berlin. Understand the history contained within these walls. 9. Berlin Wall/Topography of Terror Explore remnants of the Berlin Wall located at the Topography of Terror exhibit. Gain insight into the division of Berlin during the Cold War. 10. Checkpoint Charlie Conclude your tour at Checkpoint Charlie, the famous border crossing point during the Cold War. Hear tales of espionage and escape attempts, marking the end of our journey through Berlin's captivating history. As you bid farewell to this dynamic city, take with you the stories of resilience, triumph, and the continuous pursuit of freedom that define Berlin. *Please note, this tour is a shorter express version of our 3.5-4hr Discover Berlin tour, with a focus on Berlin´s contemporary history. As a result, some sites do overlap so it is not recommended to book both tours.


Experienced Academic Guide speaking perfect English

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  • wheelchair friendly

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