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  3. Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall & Cold War History Small Group Cycling Tour

Product ID: 16786
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In small groups (maximum 8 people), follow the traces of the Berlin Wall. See the last remaining watchtowers and parts of the so-called Death Strip. Hear some tragic and fateful stories on your way from Bornholmer Straße to Checkpoint Charlie.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
German, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Cross at the former border-control at Bornholmer Straße and cycle through Mauerpark
  • See the Wall Memorials at Bernauer Straße and visit the ghost-station and border-crossing at Chausseestraße
  • Experience the Invaliden Graveyard and see the former border-crossing at Invalidenstraße
  • Ride along the Government Bank to the "Parliament of Trees"
  • Discover the famous Brandenburg Gate, Potsdamer Platz, Checkpoint Charlie, and the Tränenpalast on Friedrichstraße
Full description
Experience an interesting and informative cycle-tour of Berlin following the route of the Berlin Wall – the Mauerweg. Although very little of the wall is left today, some traces can still be found between the former border control stations at Bornholmer Straße and Checkpoint Charlie.

You will begin your journey through history in the place where it all ended: on the Square of the 9th November 1989 – where the first East German citizens crossed the border. Discover how the cherry trees came to be grown on Bornholmer Straße and see the original watchtower and the death-strip.

Follow the pictures of rabbits on the ground, to the Brandenburg Gate and on through it to the Tränenpalast, "Palace of Tears," on Friedrichstraße. Ride past the Friedrichstadt Palace, the Museum Island, the New Synagogue and the Old Berlin Post Office.
Includes
  • Bicycle
  • Fees
  • City guide
  • Rain Poncho (if necessary)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour takes place in all weathers. On rainy days, you'll be given a rain poncho
Customer reviews
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based on 109 reviews
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Value for money
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BERLIN BIKE TOUR

Product ID: 16786