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  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Many of Munich's buildings carry the secrets of a dark past. Just six decades ago, Munich bore the official title, Hauptstadt der Bewegung, the Capital of the Nazi Movement. This was the city that the Allied Supreme Commander General Eisenhower called 'the cradle of the Nazi beast'. Find out why on this fascinating walking tour.

Highlights

  • Munich walking tour of Third Reich sites
  • Walking tour of monuments, squares and buildings tracing the history of the Third Reich
  • See memorials to those who opposed the regime
  • Local professional 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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We had an amazing time on this tour with the Irish Keith. We learned so much about the decades leading up to Hitler's rise, his life itself, and the role Munich played in the development of his and the Nazi Party's ideology. From a history perspective the material is fascinating anyway, but Keith really made the tour special. You can tell how passionate he is about that time period in history, and his fascination with the subject matter keeps everyone in the group engaged and learning. We highly, highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

The tour was awesome. Keith was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and learned a lot.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Our guide, Nicola, was really great! She was very knowledgeable and showed us so many interesting places in Munich. I learned so much about about the Third Reich and their rise to power. She took us back in history, even before WWI, so that we could understand the reasons Hitler was able to take power. I highly recommend this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Brilliant tour. Our tour guide Rowland explained the history extremely well. Highly recommended if you're in Munich.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Guide was so energetic, knowledgeable and friendly. I learned so much on this tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Our tour guide, Steven, an expert on WW II and the Nazi Party, brought this tour of Third Reich Munich to life. He provided insights into the rise and fall of the Nazi party that were absolutely fascinating.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

It was fantastic! I think our guide's name was Ichem sorry if I messed that up and the guy knew his stuff. He was knowledgeable and funny we were comfortable asking questions. Learned so much. It was so good we decided to take the beer tour and he happily got us back to where we needed to be for that. Definitely a great way to spend the afternoon.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Very good tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was an excellent tour. So much incredible history. Franz was an amazing guide. His knowledge was brilliant and the way he told the stories really bought the scene's back to life again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Keith was so informative and amazing. He was hilarious. Hands down the best tour we have ever experienced! You will learn so much about the third reich and the importance of Munich as their birthplace.

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