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

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Overview
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.
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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
    Friedrichstrasse
    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
Alexanderplatz
10178 Berlin, Germany
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Highlights
  • 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
Duration
4h
Return Details
Alexanderplatz, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • 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.
108Reviews
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c0mben wrote a review Jan 2020
Mackay, Australia8 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
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom1 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
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Curious621229 wrote a review Jan 2020
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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
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Spike Lemmer wrote a review Dec 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa73 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
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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
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080eloise
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Insightful walking tour around Berlin
Our tour guide Scott gave us a great insight into the city's history and included lots of interesting facts about i
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Sarlourobann
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Half day walking tour around Berlin
Excellent tour the guide Scott was very knowledgeable and informative. He even tried to provide ideas and tips beca
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Mukhtar-Willowbank
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Discover Berlin Walking Tour with Wouter
I have read a lot of history, a significant chunk of it has been about Germany.. I even have a degree in the subjec
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GaryPort
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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. T
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colinsE4155AM
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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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evelynv793
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Guided walking tour of Berlin
Sam B was a wonderful guide informative, witty and relevant. Clear spoken engaging and respectful of the emotive su
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Shaun
Our tour was brilliant. Nathan was amazing and so so knowledgable. I had two teens with me and he asked every sin
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frankielopez7
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Fantastic tour! Highly recommended
We went on the Hitler’s Germany tour with our superb guide, Cesar. Totally exceeded my expectations, mostly because
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burchtravels
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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 w
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grahamo559
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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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highlandninja
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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 dreadful
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michaela11235
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Fantastic tour
Great way to start off our week in Berlin. Covers pretty much all of the big ticket items as well as less well know
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readmyPalmer
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Wonderful Tour and Guide
Our guide, Stephen, really made our tour of Berlin amazing! He was passionate, theatrical, and hilarious. Most of a
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anthony p
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Great tour
We had a really good 4-hour tour of Berlin. Our guide, Wouter, was very knowledgeable and helpful. The tour was in
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Israel K
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Very informative tour and great tour guide
I did a walking tour of the Third Reich and our tour guide Cesar was fabulous. He was well-informed, educated, good
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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