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East Berlin and Cold War Half-Day Walking Tour provided by Original Berlin Walks

East Berlin and Cold War Half-Day Walking Tour

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2 adults
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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 3
Neue Promenade 3, 10178 Berlin, GermanyIn front of the Starbucks across from the S-Bahn "Hackescher Markt"
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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
10178 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 3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Return Details
Alexanderplatz, 10178 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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709Gwen wrote a review Aug 2019
London, United Kingdom19 contributions12 helpful votes
We recently enjoyed the most incredible tour with Tobi: try and book him. We were the only couple on that day so had a one to one and it was so informative and a delight. Tobi not only knows everything about this period of history but delivers it in such an interesting way. He
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Date of experience: July 2019
Tim G wrote a review Jul 2019
Copthorne, United Kingdom24 contributions9 helpful votes
Kai was a fantastic guide. Although I had visited Berlin many times before right back to the 70s, it was great to learn more from Kai during his guided tour. He knew the answers to any questions and I cannot recommend this more.
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judie8 wrote a review Jul 2019
North Sydney, Australia64 contributions1 helpful vote
Bit disappointing I think the guide was in a rush to finish and a bit unapproachable Wanted to see more
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Date of experience: July 2019
RachMOliver wrote a review Jul 2019
London, United Kingdom16 contributions15 helpful votes
This 4 hour walking tour around East Berlin and the Berlin Wall was the perfect start to our weekend in Berlin in early July and I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to learn about the history of the Berlin Walk. We were lucky enough to have Ken as our guide. Ken
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Sebastian wrote a review Jul 2019
2 contributions4 helpful votes
Heidi is one of the best guides I have ever met and the tour itself is of high quality. The group was first given a concise introduction of the Cold War before heading towards the Palace of tears and you do feel Heidi is very knowledgeable and well prepared. After that, we have
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Date of experience: July 2019
About the operator
By: Original Berlin Walks
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Excellent tour the guide Scott was very knowledgeable and informative. He even tried to provide ideas and tips
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I have read a lot of history, a significant chunk of it has been about Germany.. I even have a degree in the
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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
A fantastic way to learn some of the history of Berlin
We had Ryan as our guide and his passion and obvious love of the city was clear from the moment the tour started.
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Colin S
Newton Mearns, United Kingdom
Excellent half day walking tour with Jonathan
We decided to spend our first morning in Berlin doing the half day Discover Berlin tour (having thoroughly enjoyed
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Evelyn V
Guided walking tour of Berlin
Sam B was a wonderful guide informative, witty and relevant. Clear spoken engaging and respectful of the emotive
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Shaun S
Our tour was brilliant. Nathan was amazing and so so knowledgable. I had two teens with me and he asked every
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Fantastic tour! Highly recommended
We went on the Hitler’s Germany tour with our superb guide, Cesar. Totally exceeded my expectations, mostly
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Burch Family
Melbourne, United Kingdom
Informative and Interesting Walking Tour
Sam B was our guide for this 4 hour tour and he was brilliant. He had a real passion for European history and it
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Graham O
Enjoyable and interesting tour thanks
Very interested tour led by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Berliner. Very much enjoyed by both of us thank you.
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Forfar, United Kingdom
Can’t do Berlin without doing this tour.
This was a fabulous walk through the city with a very pleasant and informative guide. Rob who we had on a
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  • Duration: 4h
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