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Berlin: Tour through Moabit's Criminal History

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Explore Berlin's criminal and rebellious past and experience history close-up. See the sights of two former prisons and hear stories of their unruly characters.

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  • Explore the history of two former prisons in Moabit.
  • Hear the story of an unbelievable prison break.
  • Discover one of Berlin's most fascinating neighbourhoods.


Meet outside the old prison walls at the former Moabit Cell Prison. Explore the park and the traces of former inmates. See a replica of a cell and hear about the conditions inside the prison. Get to know the fates of former prisoners, including resistance fighters from World War II. Walk to a former women's prison and discover the story of an incredible prison escape by members of the notorious Red Army Faction. Round off the adventure with the tales of local activists who were not afraid to get into trouble and who changed Moabit forever.



Important Information

  • This tour takes place completely outside, come rain or shine.

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