Tour code: 5560HIGHLIGHTS
Get an insider’s look at Berlin, the capital and cultural centerpiece of Germany, on this guided, 4-hour walking tour. Visit some of Berlin’s most popular attractions — like the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie — as well as a few lesser-known locations that many group sightseeing tours miss. Learn about the history of Berlin, from the time of the Teutonic Knights to its role as capital of the Nazi Third Reich, to the divided city of the Cold War, to the modern-day capital of a unified Germany.

Highlights

  • 4-hour historical walking tour of Berlin
  • Discover top Berlin attractions with your guide including Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag parliament building and Checkpoint Charlie
  • Get an up-close look at the remains of the Berlin Wall
  • Find out what life was like during WW2 and the Cold War
  • See where Hitler's former bunker is located

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The passionate and incredibly knowledgeable guide makes Berlin's history come alive as you visit legendary landmarks like the Berlin Wall and Brandenburg Gate. A fascinating tour for anyone interested in this city's turbulent history.

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What You Can Expect

Berlin Highlights and Hidden Sites Historical Walking Tour

Berlin Highlights and Hidden Sites Historical Walking Tour

Begin this 4-hour walking tour in either West Berlin, at the Zoologischer Garten train station, or in East Berlin, at the Hackescher Markt train station. 
Walk through the city with an expert local guide, who will provide a detailed account of the Berlin’s fascinating and oftentimes troubled history. Learn about Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party and what life was like during the Third Reich. See where Hitler’s bunker was located and visit the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. Also, find out how Germany was divided while walking through Checkpoint Charlie, the best-known crossing point between East and West Berlin during the Cold War.
Walk under the famous Brandenburg Gate, one of Berlin’s most important monuments. A symbol of division between Berlin and Germany during the Cold War, it is now a national symbol of peace and unity. Also, see the Reichstag Building, the meeting place of the German Parliament.
Other sites on the tour include the protestant Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, the East German Government Quarter and Unter den Linden, a boulevard in the Mitte district of Berlin.

Customer Reviews

Thi Dung Hoa N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Andrian was a patient tourist guide. 4 hours walking from the East to the West in Berlin should be enough exercise and experience for someone, who likes activities. Even when I was in the tour with my little son 2years old. That and #39;s fit very well for relaxing and take a coffee.

Anna W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was a fantastic tour - a great guide Brian who was very friendly and very knowledgeable and informative - he really brought the sights we were seeing to life and also put them into perspective. We saw so much in one afternoon and it was a really good way to help us decide what we wanted to go back and see more of the following day - ideal when you only have a 3 day trip. There was obviously! a lot of walking involved but the pace was fine. I can highly recommend this tour and it was excellent value for money.

Jane H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

All excellent. Great guide and highly informative and interesting

Derek S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent tour and our guide Jamie provided a very interesting commentary.

Brian B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Apart from losing the guide at one point the tour is highly recommended and Kenny the guide made the whole experience come to life.

Joey R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great 4 hours, learned a lot.

Linda S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great tour, good pace, covering a whole bunch of must-sees. An Irish guide who loves Berlin adn knows history made is entertaining, and educational.

Lesley S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent tour in English with a very well educated, erudite and knowledgeable guide - Jared. Good pace and lots of opportunities to take pictures and ask questions. Altogether a great experience.

Dipak G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was amazing and guide was fab.

Selva G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Very nice and informative tour. Our guide Mercedes was very nice and gave us a lot of information.

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