Berlin 'Capitol of Espionage' a 2 hours tour of suspense!

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Uncover how Berlin was once the capital of espionage on this walking tour. Unlock the dark secrets of the Cold War as you pass Checkpoint Charlie, the Russian Embassy, and Friedrichstrasse station.

Highlights

  • Travel back in time as you uncover the importance of the Checkpoint Charlie
  • Learn about the damage done by double agents at the Russian federation embassy
  • Uncover the facinating spy techniques that were used by Cold War parties
  • Hear about spy masterminds like Rudolf Iwanowitsch Abel or George Blake
  • See the Friedrichstrasse train station where spies infiltrated the west

Description

Step into the past as you hear about double agents, spy craft, and masterminds on this Berlin walking tour. Discover the different interests and motivations of the conflicting parties as you stroll through the streets of east Berlin. Make the past come alive using the photos and maps on your iPad. Meet your guide at Checkpoint Charlie. Get an overview about the reasons that led to the Cold War and hear about the most important secret service agencies that were involved in it. Learn about the first exchange of spies in 1962. Walk to the Willy Brandt Forum where your guide will regale you with the story of the internal espionage between the Stasi and the BND (the west German federal intelligence service). Head to the Russian federation embassy to hear about double agents. Finally, go to the train station at Friedrichstrasse to see where east German spies infiltrated the west and defected to the western side. Finish your tour with a greater understanding of the Cold War conflict.

Includes

An iPad with photos and maps Guide

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