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Private Berlin Cold War Tour by Car or on Foot

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Uncover Berlin's Cold War history & legacy on this fascinating walking or private car tour with a local guide. Visit key sites like the East Side Gallery, Palace of Tears, & the Brandenburg Gate.

Our Top Experiences and Tours in Berlin:
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  • Cross the border at Checkpoint Charlie, where Soviet and US tanks faced off in 1961
  • Gain a rich insight into the divided city from your professional, local guide
  • Stand at the Brandenburg Gate, where Ronald Reagan stood when he challenged Gorbachev to ‘tear down this wall!’
  • Visit the sites, and hear the stories, of daring escapes and escape attempts
  • Find out how the Berlin Wall split the city, and the families in half


Discover the rich history and legacy of the divided Berlin on this fascinating tour. Immerse yourself in a city filled with ideological extremes, espionage, tyranny, and heroism, and learn about its journey towards reunification in 1990. Your experienced local guide will meet you at your hotel or a pre-arranged location and provide an overview of the Cold War in Germany and Berlin. Whether you prefer to explore the city on foot or by car, your guide will take you on a journey through divided Berlin and its lasting legacy. Visit key landmarks and sites related to the division, including the East Side Gallery, the longest remaining part of the Berlin Wall and the world's largest open-air gallery, the Oberbaumbrücke, a former border crossing, and the Palace of Tears museum, another former crossing point and now a museum. See the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol of unity and division, where President Reagan challenged Gorbachev to 'tear down this wall' in 1987, and visit the Berlin Wall Memorial and other 'Ghost Stations' to learn about the dramatic tales of escape and loss at the border. At the end of the tour, your guide will accompany you back to your hotel or a drop-off location of your choice and provide recommendations to help you make the most of your stay. Your tour can be customized to meet your preferences, and your guide will be happy to assist with restaurant reservations or visits to museums and galleries. Please note public transportation tickets are not included in the tour price.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Professional, local guide In the option with a vehicle, a private modern air-conditioned van or bus will be provided, with a professional driver

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