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Discover Berlin Walking Tour

Product ID: 533
Explore Berlin on a comprehensive walking tour, starting from our meeting point in central Berlin. See all the major sights, from the Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island, and hear stories of the city’s residents from enthusiastic guides.
About this activity
Duration: 2 - 4 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, German, French
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore all the major sights of Berlin on a comprehensive walking tour
  • Go to Checkpoint Charlie and the Brandenburg Gate
  • Visit Museum Island
  • Discover the scene of the Nazi book burning in Bebelplatz
  • Stand over the site of Hitler's suicide
  • Learn about the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and explore life in the city since reunification
  • Hear tales of infamous Berlin residents and visitors, from Marlene Dietrich to JFK
Full description
See historic Berlin on a walking tour through the city's most significant places. Take an informative, thought-provoking journey that brings the history of Berlin alive. Cover all of Berlin's main sights, from the Berlin Wall to the site of Hitler's bunker. Visit the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin Cathedral, Palace Square, and much more.

Choose to take either a shorter or longer tour with a private guide to fit your schedule. Your guide’s superb story-telling skills will weave the themes of Prussian, Imperial, Nazi, Cold War and 21st-Century Berlin into a detailed narrative, stretching from Berlin’s swampy origins in medieval times, to the controversies over the design of the memorial, to the tragic story of the murdered Jews of Europe.

Along the way, meet characters who have left their imprint on the city, including Albert Einstein, Marlene Dietrich, and JFK. Stand above the spot where Hitler took his life in April 1945, and see where daring escapes took place across the Berlin Wall before its momentous fall in 1989.
Includes
  • Free map of Berlin, with info on public transport and the best of Berlin's museums, hostels, and restaurants
What’s Not Included
  • Public transport tickets

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Important information
Know before you go
• Tours run in all weather, and on all public holidays.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 1757 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
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    4.9 / 5
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I’ve been on many walking tours in countless cities, but this one was by far the best. Our tour guide Ysanne wasn’t only knowledgeable about Berlin’s rich history, she presented the information in such a non-prescriptive, thought-provoking way, leaving each participant to make his/her own assessments and internalize it individually. Although Ysanne is a British expat, she serves as an excellent ambassador for a city she so obviously loves.

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March 10, 2020

This was a very informative tour of Berlin and our guide Jess an American guy who has been living in Berlin for 7 years was amazing and made the tour so much more enjoyable. His knowledge of German history was second to none. He made the whole thing very interesting and before we knew it the 4 hour tour was over.

February 24, 2020

Sam W. Was a great guide! He build a clear narrative around Berlin that took us from the old Prussian empire to recent years while walking through important spots in Berlin - mainly city center/east side. My partner and I greatly enjoyed the tour and would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Berlin for a couple of days and want to learn and see more than meets the eye ( with a focus on history ).

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February 18, 2020

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Berlin Walks

Product ID: 533