Events in Berlin

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Berlin

Berlin: Berlin Wall and the Cold War Walking Tour

10 Reviews
Tours Culture & history Walking tours Sensitive products

For decades after the Second World War, there were two Berlins: one a bastion of the West behind the Iron Curtain, the other a capital city vying to demonstrate the superiority of Communism. Learn how the city became one again.


  • Visit the Wall Memorial and hear about life in a divided city
  • Hear stories of daring escapes at the Wall memorial Bernauer Straße
  • Choose between a shared or private tour
  • See where Berlin was cut in two overnight by the Berlin Wall


See where Berlin was cut in two overnight by the Berlin Wall on the excellent 2-hour walking tour. Experience a time when Berlin was divided into the capitalist West and the communist East. Uncover life in East Germany, where neighbours were encouraged to spy on one another, and escaping across the Berlin Wall was a deadly temptation. Since Germany reuinifed the signs of the old East have slowly but surely been disappearing. Uncover the secrets of old communist Berlin with an expert guide. Ask the tough questions about the secret police, see where escape tunnels were built beneath the Wall, and experience the history of a country that no longer exists. Find out how the Berlin Wall was set up secretly overnight in 1961 on this fascinating walk. See memorials for those who lost their lives trying to get to the West, and discuss what life in East Germany was really like.


English speaking guide

Important Information

  • This tour will make use of public transportation the costs of which are not inclusive Please bring along a valid AB public transport ticket (EUR 8.80 per person for a day pass; prices correct as of September 2021; prices subject to change)

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


Book Now! Berlin: Berlin Wall and the Cold War Walking Tour

My Lists

Create New Guide


Mini Guides

Login to create your guides for Berlin.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Recommended Experiences in Berlin

Create & Share your own Guide to Berlin with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Berlin is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations