Tour code: 2666REICH
Delve into Munich’s dark past and the birth of the Nazi ideology on a revealing 2.5-hour city walking tour. Led by a knowledgeable guide, discover the sites that provided backdrops to Adolf Hitler and his followers as they set about founding the Third Reich, giving Munich its title as the ‘Capital of the Nazi Movement.’ See beer-halls where Nazi brown shirts first gathered, buildings from where Hitler delivered speeches, and memorials to opposers of the movement, all as your guide charts the events that saw Hitler take power in 1933.

Highlights

  • 2.5-hour Munich and the Third Reich walking tour with an expert guide
  • Learn how Munich saw the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis in the 1920s and 1930s
  • See streets and buildings where Hitler fought his way to power and gave speeches
  • View beer-halls where Nazi fanatics gathered and sites linked to the 1938 anti-Semitic pogrom of Kristallnacht
  • Visit memorials to those who died opposing the hate-filled Nazi ideology
  • Hear about the Nazi propaganda machine and lead-up to World War II from an informed guide

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What You Can Expect

Hitler and the Third Reich Munich Walking Tour

Hitler and the Third Reich Munich Walking Tour

Munich was the birthplace of the Nazi Party and the home of its headquarters. The voice of Adolf Hitler resounded around the public squares and streets of Munich before being heard anywhere else in Germany. As the stage upon which some of the Nazis' most notorious crimes, from Hitler's failed Putsch to the horrific Kristallnacht, the largest anti-Semitic progrom seen in Europe for centuries and a dismal milestone on the road to the Holocaust were launched, Munich was the nursery of a movement that would shake humanity with some of the most infamous and terrible events in history.

In a unique and fascinating tour, our dedicated guide will open up this hidden history for you. We'll show you the beer-halls which hosted the first small gatherings of the fanatics who one day would lead the Third Reich, and the place where Hitler made his first major speeches. We'll walk you through the streets where Hitler and his brownshirts fought their way to power.

The irony is that while much of central Munich was devastated by Allied bombing, many Nazi buildings survived and still stand today. Standing alongside them are memorials to the city's many victims of Nazism, including those who sacrificed their lives in opposing its hateful ideology. We'll show you all these sites and give you the story.

Customer Reviews

Wendy

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This is an excellent tour, many places were shown to us and pointed out that we would not have otherwise known. Very informative!

Anna M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great guide, interesting history. The sites are not as exciting as the stories. Recommend for any history buff or just wanting to understand how Hitler managed to come to power.

Stephanie Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Really interesting tour! Our guide Craig was very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour is a great way to discover Munich: the city, the monuments and the history. I highly recommend it!

Ryan Ireland

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

An excellent, alternative tour of Munich for the historically curious visitor. Very knowledgable tour guide and a very comprehensive overview of the the rise of the Nazi Regime from the streets of Munich.

Oleg S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent tour. Our guide Mark was very polite and knowledgeable.
He made a trip very interesting.

Ana K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

TOUR GUIDE WAS EXCELLENT!!! Energetic and knowledgeable - We made the most out of one day stop in Vienna. Without a tour guide, we would have missed the story behind the buildings. Hitler and the Third Reich Munich Walking Tour allowed us to fully experience the buildings and sites visited.

Michael O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent tour guide. A fascinating look at places, buildings and monuments seen on previous trips through an entirely new lens.

Diane S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This was a very good tour our guide, Keith, was excellent as well as being very personable.
Highly recommended!

Scott S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Jeff was an engaging and well-informed guide who made the history come alive. Highly recommend this tour.

Robin L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Many thanks to Steve the tour guide. This was an alternative view of Munich delivered in an entertaining way through a captivating story. The use of photos to recreate the moment at key spots on the tour really left me in that moment in history. Well done Steve, you have a real talent.

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