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3-Hour East Berlin Walking Tour provided by SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Berlin

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3-Hour East Berlin Walking Tour

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Learn about key events that happened during the Cold War period on this guided walking tour of East Berlin. Explore Berlin’s former Soviet sector and learn what life was like behind the Iron Curtain. See crossing spots in the wall like the “Palace of Tears” and the “Death Strip.” Plus find out how this influenced modern-day Berlin.
You'll start at
Berlin Free Walking Tour, Departure Point
Unter den Linden 80, 10117 Berlin, GermanyYour East Berlin Walking Tour meets in front of the Starbucks at the Brandenburg Gate (S/U-Bahn Brandenburger Tor). Look for the SANDEMANs NEW Europe team with a red t-shirt and red umbrella..
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  • Pass by Brandenburg Gate
  • 1
    Embassy of Russia in Berlin
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 2
    Palace of Tears
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 3
    Berlin Wall Memorial
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 4
    East Side Gallery
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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    Pass by Bernauer Straße 36 Objektgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
You'll end at
Bernauer Straße
10115 Berlin, Germany
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  • History buffs visiting Berlin will enjoy this specialized tour
  • This tour easily fits into a day of sightseeing
  • It provides a great introduction to the city's Cold War history
  • Learn about what life was like for East Germans
Important Information
Departure Point
Berlin Free Walking Tour, Departure Point, Unter den Linden 80, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Return Details
Bernauer Straße, 10115 Berlin, Germany
  • Local English- or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Break partway through
  • Transportation - an AB travel ticket should be purchased before joining the tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children under the age of 13 may join free, however, please note that some content may not be suitable for younger guests
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 3.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • You will need to purchase an AB day transport ticket for this tour
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, comfortable shoes are recommended
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 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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juschoenle3 wrote a review Mar 2020
Delray Beach, Florida5 contributions
We had a great experience and we are recommending now to everyone to take the time and do this tours!! Our guide was knowledgeable, and knew a lot of details about the city among being funny and helpful. Thanks!!
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Date of experience: February 2020
James H wrote a review Mar 2020
Ithaca, New York7 contributions
I highly recommend this tour ... excellent tour, wonderful tour guide. Quick and concise introduction to "behind the iron curtain."
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Date of experience: March 2020
kgs wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Our tour guide Lizzy (Queen Elizabeth) was very knowledgeable, gave us plently of tips and deeper insights into the city. She was really entertaining and made the trip very memorable. Also her tone and volume was apt to grasp the information.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Poonaaam wrote a review Mar 2020
Hayes, United Kingdom82 contributions15 helpful votes
This was a great walking tour of Berlin, to discover some of the important sites across the city along with some German History. Our tour guide Theo, was a British guy with excellent knowledge and a good sense of humour. We started at Brandenburg Gate and made our way to The
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Date of experience: March 2020
Rachel wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a great tour this morning with Alice. Covered the Brandenburg Gate, Memorial to Murdered Jews and a number of other squares and tourist spots. Really informative and enjoyable, thanks!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Really interesting walking tour! You get to know so much background on all the buildings and what happened in them.
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Very interesting tour
I've done this tour with Susan Grouchy and she was incredibly knowledge about the place and all the history behind
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We wanna to thanks our tour guide Hanna. It’s was a such a pleasant walk with a lot of history facts, different mon
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Absolutely loved this tour! Michael was great! He knew a lot about the beef and the city. We had a small group so i
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Great tour
We had a very nice tour guide called Alice, i would definitely recommend this tour to anyone looking for a pleasant
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Walking tour on Friday 13.03.2020
We had the most informative & pleasant guide you could ask for in Maria, for this tour, very very knowledgable and
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Great Berlin city tour, insight into history and street art.
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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