Berlin: Historical 2-Hour Walking Tour

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Enjoy a guided 2-hour walking tour through Berlin's city center with a look behind the scenes. Immerse yourself in the interesting history of Berlin and explore the German capital off the beaten tourist path.

Highlights

  • Discover the lesser-known sides to Berlin and search for the traces of the former Berlin old town
  • Immerse yourself in the eventful history of National Socialism through the reconstruction of the city to the present day
  • See the main sights in the city center and learn why the Brandenburg Gate was built in the way it was

Description

Take a look behind the scenes of Berlin’s city center and discover the fascinating yet tragic history of the vanished old town of Berlin. Discover the meaning of the atonement cross on St. Mary’s Church and why the beautiful church stands alone. Hear what Berliners once said about the Neptune Fountain and where it was previously located. Immerse yourself in a poignant chapter of the city's recent history not far from St. Mary’s Church, where women protested against the arrest of their husbands in 1943. Discover the interesting history of Berlin Cathedral and see a small stone that commemorates the courageous people who opposed the Nazis in 1942. The most beautiful square in Berlin commemorates a large theater fire and the beginning of a famous opera by Jacques Offenbach. You will also take a look behind the scenes of the street Unter den Linden. Discover a inner courtyard full of technology and an eventful history. The tour ends at Pariser Platz with the Brandenburg Gate. Find out why the famous gate was built in this way and where the lobbyists sit.

Includes

Guided walking tour

Important Information

  • You can arrange additional items on the program, such as a coffee break or interior visits, with the tour operator.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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