Berlin: Historical Sights & Berlin Wall Tour with a Berliner

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Retrace Berlin’s turbulent history on this small-group walking tour with a local guide. See and learn about a selection of the city’s most iconic and historically significant landmarks, including Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin Wall, and Checkpoint Charlie.

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Highlights

  • Discover Berlin's turbulent history with a certified multilingual guide on this small-group tour
  • Walk along and marvel at the remainder of the Berlin Wall
  • Hear gripping stories of escapes from East Berlin during the time of partition
  • Admire the impressive Brandenburg Gate and learn of its significance
  • Take a photo at Checkpoint Charlie and listen to stories of this former allied border

Description

Meet your local guide at one of Berlin’s most iconic landmarks, the Brandenburg Gate. Listen to your guide share fascinating insight about this symbolic monument that reunified Germany, and discover why it was isolated for 28 years. Continue the tour along the former border between East and West Berlin and marvel at the remainders of the Berlin Wall. Hear the impressive and gripping stories of escapes from East Berlin as well as other tales from Berlin’s turbulent history. Learn why Berlin was once called the “front city” and uncover its time as an island of freedom during the Cold War. Arrive at the famous Checkpoint Charlie, the official allied border that crossed from West to East Berlin in the time of the partition. Listen to a fascinating story about an altercation that occurred here in 1961, almost igniting World War 3.

Includes

Professional city tour guide

Important Information

  • • Please wear appropriate clothing for walking
  • This tour takes place in all weather conditions and on all public holidays

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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