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East Berlin and Cold War Half-Day Walking Tour

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Discover East Berlin on this half-day walking tour with a guide. Explore the capital city's main attractions such as the Berlin Wall, Alexanderplatz, and the secret police's headquarters. Plus, see significant points along the wall including where it came down in 1989. And learn what life was like for citizens of the German Democratic Republic during the war.
You'll start at
Neue Promenade
Neue Promenade, 10178 Berlin, Germanyin front of Starbucks
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  • 1
    Hackescher Markt
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Berlin Friedrichstrasse Station
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 3
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 4
    Palace of Tears
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 5
    Russische Botschaft
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 6
    Brandenburg Gate
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 7
    Pariser Platz
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 8
    Memorial of the Berlin Wall
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 9
    Platz des 9. November 1989
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Bornholmer Straße
Bornholmer Str., Berlin, Germany
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  • This tour is perfect for history buffs looking to learn more
  • You’ll be able to touch the remains of the Berlin Wall on this tour
  • Get an understanding of what life was like for Germans during this time
  • Meet at a convenient location by public transportation
Important Information
Departure Point
Neue Promenade, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Return Details
Bornholmer Straße, Bornholmer Str., Berlin, Germany
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Berlin Transport AB Zone pass (approx 7.00 Euros)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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c0mben wrote a review Jan 2020
8 contributions1 helpful vote
Every tourist to Berlin should seriously consider doing this tour to gain some understanding of what the people of Berlin have experienced. Kyle was our fabulous guide and she shared so much historical and anecdotal information. It was 4 hours very well spent.
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Ruth Cardy wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
Really enjoyed this tour with Lyndsey. Gave us a great insight into life behind the wall and the history of how and why it went up and it’s ultimate demise in 1989. Lyndsey really brought it to life with real life stories and informative history. We visited many sights and
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Date of experience: January 2020
Curious621229 wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
Our guide Sam was excellent . He gave us very informative explanations and opinions about the history of Berlin .He had a great sense of humour as well as a serious side when explaining some of Berlins dark history.We all learned a lot and had a great time. He stayed late, on
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Date of experience: December 2019
Spike Lemmer wrote a review Dec 2019
73 contributions30 helpful votes
Berlin Cold War walking tour organised by Cost Saver Tours. Tour director was Tammy Coetzee. This tour company really offers excellent value for money. We were guided by Wouter from Walking Tours of Berlin. He was an absolutely stunningly well versed with the history of
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Magnús Þ wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution
We had a wery good experience, walking in east Berlin with Sarah our personal guide. We alredy knew a litte about east Berlin, but this trip deepened our knowledge in this area. We had a great time. Thank you Sarah.
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Date of experience: December 2019
About the operator
By: Original Berlin Walks
An amazing Tour and tour guide!
my friend and i went today for the “discover berlin” tour with Chris the Canadian as our guide. the tour was
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Cesar. Was our guide for the tour. He was brilliant/ what a memory -was so interesting listening to him. Great way
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Kirit P
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Had a fantastic guide Nathan who took us on a great walk through all the landmarks in Berlin with so much
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Alun H
A must to do upon arrival!
Jesse was a brilliant host and guide. His vast knowledge of Berlin and it’s history is second to none. The tour
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Discover Berlin walking tour
Excellent! Nathan was a great guide and his knowledge on social, economic and historical facts was great. He was
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Excellent walk
We had a brilliant and extremely informative walk, Nathan was an excellent guide who was able to give us a great
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Wonderful four hours spent in Berlin
Nathan was a fab guide: informative, entertaining, knowledgeable. Made history come alive brilliantly and we all
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Michelle C
Berlin, Germany
A must for Berlin
Fantastic walking tour with Sam W. He was very informative, loads of facts and ensured everyone was engaged. You
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County Dublin, Ireland
Sobering and thought provoking experience.
I did the tour to the camp while my wife was shopping.My guide was Pip who was excellent and had a great ability
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Mary H
A breath of fresh air
Our wonderful walk, led by friendly and highly knowledgeable, Nathan, took us on an informative romp through the
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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