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Very interesting tour! Michael, the tour guide, was great and he answered all our questions. Despite the duration is not tiring because it's well organized and you don't have to walk a lot from one monument or building to the next. It's really useful to see the most famous and not that famous places of Berlin and learn at the same time about it.
During my trip, i went on three walking tours Berlin, Brussels, Amsterdam. IMO, the quality of the tour depends on your tour guide, and mine for Berlin, Brian B, was amazing! He gave us sufficient history and background info about Germany/Berlin at the start of the tour without getting too indepth or dull. Then, throughout the tour, at each sight, he not only explained the significance, but put the site into historical context. This gave the tour to have a great flow and progression. Additionally, Brian was very good about getting the tour members engaged, asking questions, and meeting one another. Overall, I would definitely recommend!
Another great way to see the highlights of this lovely city. So much history and so much to see..made more enjoyable by an excellent guide. A must do
My girlfriend and I spent three days in Berlin and wanted to do something that allowed us to cover as much of the history and sights of the city as possible. We knew there was a lot to cover and we didn't know where to start so we chose this walking tour. It was easily the best decision we made during the entire holiday. Our guide, Phil, was fantastic. He knew his material inside out, has a talent for presenting this to his audience and clearly has a passion for the subject which made the tour really interesting and fun. He also recommended other museums and sights that we might want to do during our stay in Berlin, which was really helpful for the days we had left as it helped us to focus our time. The sights we visited were excellent and we learnt so much about the history of this fantastic city.
I'm often a little dubious of the reviews on websites such as this, but if you're in Berlin and you don't know where to start in learning about the history of the city, we cannot recommend this tour enough. Our only regret was not tipping Phil!
Jon and Julia London
This was a fantastic tour. Jared our guide was extremely knowledgable and answered all the questions some of which were ridiculous can I write on the wall!! with humour and patience. He told us information that you don't get on the hop on/off bus. I'd definitely recommend this to anyone who is prepared to walk for the duration. It's not a hard walk even in the 30 degree heat. Much better than on the tour bus which we did 2 days before. Thanks Jared.
The tour was excellent !! Brian Bell was our tour guide. He was knowledgeable, informative and most of all, extremely entertaining...he is obviously passionate about his work and does not go through the motions like others I have seen. He was the main reason we loved this tour. We very highly recommend it!!
Nicolai had an broad historical understanding which made for a great 4 hour walking tour. Highly recommended.
This was my absolute favorite tour!! Brian B. did a fabulous job. He was welcoming, informative, engaging, and really brought Berlin alive for myself and my daughter. She remembers almost 95 of the tour which with the amount of travel we have done this summer is amazing. It was incredibly hot and Brian made sure all stops were within shade as much as possible too, just really took the time to be aware of his audience. I cannot say enough great things about Brian and Inside Berlin tours
The best way to see the city!
Our guides, Brian B., explanations were clear, very informative and very entertaining.
Also did a great job keeping the group engaged in the tour rather than just talking at us.
I would highly recommend this to everyone visiting Berlin!! Very worthwhile
Fantastic - a must do for all visitors to Berlin. I would do again as I am sure I would pick up even more such is the vast history and diversity of the city. Brian, our guide, was excellent taking time to regale us with the history in his own dramatic style and also encouraged and answered all our questions making for a first class 4 hours. I was recommended this trip by my brother and can only echo what he said to me the best tour I have ever done.
After our travel through 9 Eastern European cities in 3 weeks, in which we all did tours, we had to conclude that JJ, our tour guide in Berlin, was the best of all of them. He is an excellent tour guide, not only very knowledgeable, but also very humorous and he even recommended us some good restaurants afterwards. Therefore I can highly recommend JJ as a tour guide through Berlin, he will not disappoint!!
I honestly can not rate this tour highly enough! Our guide Brian Bell was absolutely fantastic and just made this tour. He was an animated individual who made the history 'come alive' you could say, he made what was an extremely educational tour fun, with various impressions and friendly persona. He was also clearly passionate about the history of Berlin, we learnt so much in the four hours we were with him. We did this tour a mere few hours after landing and I do suggest doing the same. It'll not only give you an idea on the layout of the city you cover a lot of ground in this tour but also gives you an appreciation for what you are seeing. Do not go to Berlin without doing this tour! Another shout out to Brian Bell, when we did another tour with the same company Insider Berlin tours later in the week we spoke to him briefly beforehand and he gave us some wonderful advice and answered our questions about things we were planning to do in Berlin with our time left. These guides are brilliant and are always happy to help, like I said before I can not rate the guides, the company and this tour highly enough. If you want to do any tours in Berlin, definitely use this local tour company, they're worth every penny.
What was supposed to be a 10 euro 4 hour tour turned out to be an amazing 7 hour historical and cultural tour of a life-time! Our guide Brian, who is a Canadian theatre artist, is absolutely the most knowledgeable and passionate tour guide I've ever met. He acted out the amazing historical events for us 20 travelers and made the whole experience utterly enjoyable and unforgettable.
Jamie was excellent. The tour was brilliant. Highly recommended.
Bar any was an excellent tour guide! He was considerate of his group's varying ages as they walked in the hot sun. He gave just the right amount of fact and context as we moved from the ancient to the modern. Berlin's a beautiful city with a tragic history it is acknowledging and Barnaby gave us a rich understanding in a short amount of time.
This tour was one of my highlights of my trip to Berlin. Brian, our tour guide was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic the entire tour. He kept everyone's attention, including my fiancee who does not like history at all. This tour is must for everyone and is important to truly understand the vast history and background of the great city of Berlin.
The tour called Berlin Today with JJ as our guide was amazing! He was very informative and had a good sense of humor : , I highly recommend this tour.
We truly experienced Berlin through the walking tour with our wonderful guide, Brian D. He made history come alive through his knowledge and passion he expressed to us.
Brian was an awesome guide and made the tour informative and entertaining. An absolute pleasure seeing the historical sites with such a passionate and knowledgeable guide. Would highly recommend!
Taylor was absolutely fantastic, very knowledgeable, and very fun we highly recommend. If you go on this tour request Taylor.
Our guide Gerard was excellent, very knowledgeable and interesting. We would recommend this experience to everybody as you will discover far more with a guide than alone.
Tour was great and guide fabulous. Barnaby was very knowledgeable as well as very funny and enthusiastic.
This was one of the highlights of our trip. Our guide Taylor was extremely knowledgeable, as well as being informative and able to answer all of the groups questions, he managed to bring history to life through his passion for Berlin and his humorous nature. Make sure you wear comfy shoes as you really do cover a lot of ground on this tour. Worth every penny and a fantastic way to see Berlin.