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Munich: Third Reich & WWII Tour Walking Tour

Activity provider: Munich Walk Tours

Munich: Third Reich & WWII Tour Walking Tour

Activity provider: Munich Walk Tours
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From US$ 307.69 per group up to 5

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Learn the history of the Nazi Movement in Munich and explore the world of Adolf Hitler, one of the most powerful dictators ever known. Discover Munich’s dark side and visit the birthplace of Nazism, the sites of mass rallies, WWII sites, and much more.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup optional
Pickup is available from hotels in the city center. Pickup may require public transport fees or time to walk to the meeting point on Marienplatz.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available


2.5 hours
  • Marienplatz

  • Hofbräuhaus München

  • Feldherrnhalle

  • Hofgarten, Munich

  • Königsplatz

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Main stop
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  • Trace Hitler's rise to power in Bavaria's capital
  • Follow the growth of Hitler's movement across the city
  • Explore the seeds of Germany's infamous Third Reich
  • Visit the Hofbräuhaus, Feldherrnhalle, and Königsplatz
  • Learn about The White Rose Resistance Movement
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Take a 2-hour walking tour of Munich to discover one of the darkest moments in the city’s history, learning of the birth of Nazism, the rise of Hitler, and the infamous Third Reich.

In 1919, Germany was emerging from World War I as a defeated and humiliated nation, with Munich in the grips of hyperinflation and Bavaria dominated by revolution and assassination. Out of this fertile soil of chaos rose the Nazi movement, and one of history’s most powerful dictators, Adolf Hitler.

Follow the inception of Nazism, from the first mass meeting at the Hofbräuhaus to the failed attempt to seize power at the Feldherrnhalle. You will go to the site of party rallies at Königsplatz, and stop in the Hofgarten to talk about The White Rose Resistance Movement.

The tour covers all the important facts and sites that played a role in the origin of this dark chapter, which ended with the beautiful city of Munich in ruins and the second world war cutting deep wounds across Deutschland.

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    based on 797 reviews

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    The guide was very friendly and curious, well informed and interesting. The pacing of the tour is excellent and you get the feeling there is no rush, there is always time to ask questions. We live in Munich and have visited a couple of places on the tour before , but the guide has given a new light on these by drawing you into the rich history. Highly recommended for both tourists and locals !

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    January 15, 2023

    Danielle was amazing. Really knowledgeable on the history of the Third Reich and the events that took place in and around Munich but also what led up to the events and the key figures in WWI and II. Could not recommend this tour highly enough. It gives you a great over view of a large city as well as the history

    January 6, 2023

    I had been to Dachau before and I considered it a valuable lifetime experience back in the day, but this tour took it into a different level. Our guide was great, the tour was perfectly structured, he gave us all the required background historical information so everyone no matter their background could follow. He practically achieved to travel us back in time and picture what took place in the camp. A great experience, highly recommended whether people are interested in history or not.

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    January 2, 2023

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