Experience Berlin’s past and present on this half-day guided walking tour through the city's Mitte district. Visit landmarks from the city’s Prussian, Imperial, Nazi, Cold War and modern eras, offering insight into the evolution of this fascinating German capital. Stroll along the iconic Berlin Wall and follow Unter den Linden to the Brandenburg Gate. Then check out the rebuilt Reichstag and the Holocaust Memorial and hear the amazing stories of Cold War Berlin at Checkpoint Charlie. Your walking tour of Berlin also includes a complimentary city map and guidebook.
Join our expert guide on this one of a kind Berlin in a Day Tour. This tour is designed for guests who want to visit many of Berlin’s most notable sights, landmarks, and historical areas. We packed this tour with history and local Berlin.
This one of a kind tour encompasses many of Berlin’s most historical landmarks. Delves into the vast history of the city from its beginnings to the modern day. This tour is the best way to see everything most people see on their whole Berlin trip in one tour.
This tour fits in as many Berlin sites and history as possible. We will have a break for lunch in the middle. Our local expert guides have put hundreds of hours of research into making this a one of a kind Berlin tour. They will point out the importance of monuments, the history of the city, modern-day Berlin, and tell stories and legends from throughout the ages.
We will stop for lunch in the middle of this tour at one of our great local partners where guests will learn a little bit about local Berlin cuisine. We will walk at a pace easy for the group and there will be plenty of chances to stop for snacks, bathrooms, and water.
• WWI & WWII HISTORICAL SIGHTS
• BRANDENBURG GATE
• REMINITCE FROM THE BATTLE OF BERLIN
• CHECKPOINT CHARLIE & BERLIN WALL MEMORIAL
• EAST SIDE GALLERY & MUSEUM ISLAND
• THE REICHSTAG & TOPOGRAPHY OF TERROR
• UNTER DEN LINDEN
• GUARD TOWERS, GHOST STATIONS, ESCAPE STORIES
• MEMORIAL TO THE MURDERED JEWS OF EUROPE
• HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY
• SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL
• THE BERLIN WALL, GUARD TOWERS & COLD WAR BERLIN
• DIVIDED BERLIN EAST VS. WEST
• SO MUCH MORE
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Absorb the wealth of culture and elegant architecture found in Dresden, longstanding hub of German arts, during this full-day from Berlin. Begin with a guided tour of the city center on foot, learning about its history as you explore the Zwinger palace, Semperoper (Semper Opera) and Frauenkirche (Church of our Lady). Spend the afternoon independently, wandering through the city’s lush parks, baroque architecture or lovely riverbanks along the Elbe, offering skyline views. This Berlin to Dresden visit also includes transport by air-conditioned coach.
Get an insider’s look at Berlin, the capital and cultural centerpiece of Germany, on this guided walking tour. Visit some of Berlin’s most popular attractions — like the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag 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.
History enthusiasts will love this tour of Berlin that focuses on the Third Reich, World War 2, and Adolf Hitler. You will visit churches, government buildings, and other places associated with this period, and learn many fascinating stories from your guide. As this is a private tour you can customize it to suit your needs and interests. Both first-time and repeat visitors to Berlin will learn something new.
Discover the best views in Berlin with the skip-the-line Window Table Restaurant Ticket. With this fast track ticket, reserve your window table at your desired time for the ‘Sphere’ restaurant and cruise right past the line to head up the lift to the top of the TV Tower. Enjoy a delicious meal while taking in the panoramic views of Berlin at this revolving restaurant.
Experience the dramatic final days of the World War II in Berlin during this half-day walking excursion. Visit some of the most important historical sites in Berlin with your guide, discovering the series of events that culminated in the final German surrender. Trace the Soviet attack as it drove ever-deeper into the German capital, ending with the final battle at the Reichstag. View the site of Hitler's former bunker and learn about daily life for residents during the war, particularly those who opposed the Third Reich.
Explore Berlin’s vibrant street art scene on this guided small-group walking tour. See both old and new examples of street and graffiti art on this engaging tour through the back streets of Berlin. Discover more than 50 incredible street artists from Berlin and beyond, find out what motivates them and learn their unique methods. Then decorate the walls of an abandoned factory and design a canvas piece to take home. The material and equipment for the art workshop is included. Some public transportation expense is required.
Get an insider’s look at Berlin on this private, guided, 3- or 4-hour walking tour. Enjoy personalized attention while visiting some of Berlin’s most popular attractions — like the Berlin Wall Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie and Brandenburg Gate — as well as a few lesser-known locations. Customize the tour and 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. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
Taste the best of East Berlin during this walking tour sampling the area’s history along with a mix of tasty ethnic eats and traditional German staples. Enjoy a feast for your stomach (and your eyes) as you wander past this trendy area’s mix of hip galleries, communist-designed boulevards, kebab shops, boutique bakeries and German sausage sellers, plus much more. Along the way you’ll gain a new appreciation for Berlin’s culture, food and history. A guide, all food samples, and bottled water are included.
Discover Berlin as the frontier of the Cold War on this guided historical walking tour. After World War II, Berlin changed from the capital city of Nazi Germany into the pivotal city in a struggle to control war-torn Europe. Retrace the trail of the “death strip” and the Berlin Wall. Visit some of Berlin’s most popular Cold War attractions, like the Berlin Wall Memorial, Brandenburg Gate, underground "ghost stations," and more. Learn about the history of Berlin, from its founding to this divided city of the Cold War.
Ensuring you see the best of Berlin’s Museumsinsel’s (Museum Island’s) vast collection can be a daunting task. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed Pergamon Museum’s and the Neues Museum's (New Museum's) highlights on a guided tour and enjoy skip-the-line entry to both museums on this cultural experience, which includes entry to all five of Museumsinsel’s museums. Travel back in time to the age of Enlightenment and admire classic artefacts including The Bust of Nefertiti, Market Gate of Miletus, and the Ishtar Gate. Receive personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.
Uncover Berlin’s Jewish history on a private walking tour. Concentrate on the streets, squares, and courtyards of the former Jewish quarter, and see highlights including the New Synagogue, Jewish cemetery, and Rosenstrasse sculpture that commemorates a women’s protest against the Nazis in 1943. Explore one-time Jewish enclaves such as the Heckmann Höffe courtyards, and visit artsy Dead Chicken Alley, hearing about its Jewish history and heroic inhabitant, Otto Weidt.
This 4-hour walking tour of Berlin’s highlights is for history and photography buffs, or those who would like a professional set of photographs of their time in Berlin.
One of our local experts – also a professional photographer – will meet you at your hotel, or a pre-arranged meeting point, and give you a crash course in Berlin’s history and advice on photographing the city’s most iconic monuments. They will also take some memorable shots of you, for you to remember your visit by.
At each stop your guide/photographer will give you practical advice about photography and help you find the best shots for your own snaps. They will also spend time at certain stops photographing you with some of Berlin’s most impressive and well-known monuments. At the end of the tour you will be accompanied back to your hotel, or to a drop-off point of your choosing. Your edited photographs will then be sent to you digitally after the tour.
Travel back to 1970s Berlin — a time when the city was split in two and West Berlin was “cut off from its world, art and culture, dying with no hope of retribution” — on this 3-hour tour. Together with a specialist guide, you’ll navigate the city on foot and by public transport, in search of the Berlin that inspired David Bowie’s seminal Berlin Trilogy. See Hansa Studios, where ‘Heroes’ and ‘Low’ were recorded, as well as 155 Hauptstrasse, once home to Bowie and Iggy Pop. You’ll also visit Potsdamer Platz, Zoo Station, Neues Ufer Café, and other culturally significant sites.
When the sun sets and the lights turn on, Berlin continues to sparkle with life! But did you know that Berlin by night is not just about parties and pubs? Explore the district of Mitte, filled with history and lots to see!
We start off our night at Alexanderplatz, Berlin's center and a shopping haven, and the site of the famous TV Tower. Then we explore the historic Nikolai Quarter, where you can see the Nikolai church and the restored houses of the oldest settlement in the area.
Discover two of Berlin's most beautiful squares and admire their architecture in the evening lights - Gendarmenmarkt and Bebel Platz.
Don't skip Berlin's more modern square - with glass and steel towers and the Sony centre, before heading to the Brandenburg Gate - enjoy the quiet atmosphere you can only get at night, and enjoy the sight!
Last, head to the Bundestag, the house of the German parliament, with its impressive glass dome. From here, a short walk by the river Spree for a beautiful night-time view!
Learn about WWII and the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial during this tour from Berlin. Travel by train and take a tour of the site, once one of the most pivotal concentration camps in Nazi Germany. Discover the camp’s history, see the barracks, infirmary, laboratory and cells, and listen to tales of courage and suffering sensitively told by your guide. Learn about the daily routines and fates of the 200,000 people imprisoned here between 1936 and 1945, and visit the intensely poignant site memorials.
Explore the chilling legacy of Germany’s Third Reich during this 4-hour walking tour of Berlin. Follow your historian guide on a walk to the ruins of Anhalter Bahnhof, previously Europe’s largest train station, used to deport prisoners to concentrations camps. You'll also visit the former headquarters of the SS and Gestapo, concluding at the Reichstag, the German parliament building. Your guide will contextualize the rise of the Nazis as you go, offering insight into those who resisted as well as the horrific impact of the Holocaust.
Go beyond the typical tourist sites in Berlin as you explore the city’s unique ethnic enclaves and thriving countercultures on this guided walking tour. Take a deep dive into the Berlin neighborhoods of Friedrichshain, Prenzlauer Berg, Kreuzberg, and Mitte, stopping to learn about the various cultures and vibrant creativity that define these dynamic sectors. Explore Kreuzberg’s Turkish community before discovering Yaam Beach, which plays host to Berlin’s reggae and hip-hop scenes. Then pass into hidden courtyards and secret gardens as you admire some of Berlin’s legendary street art. This small-group excursion is limited to just 20 guests.
Capture the beauty of Berlin after the sun sets on a 3-hour private photography walking tour. Snap photos of famous landmarks such as the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, and the Reichstag building as the city starts to come alive. Learn night photography techniques from your guide and create beautiful, long-lasting memories with this Berlin photoshoot.
Explore Berlin from a culinary perspective on this private food tour with 10 tastings. Following a private guide, visit restaurants and other food venues in the city to experience a variety of dishes, from German to Turkish.
Enjoy a true Berlin insider’s experience during this 90-minute private, customizable, city walking tour led by a local guide. Unwrap the layers of Berlin’s past as you explore a combination of must-see historical landmarks and lesser-known gems such as Museum Island, the Holocaust Memorial, the site of Hitler’s former bunker, Brandenburger Tor, and much more.
Retrace history of Germany’s kings during this 6-hour guided walking excursion in Potsdam with a small group. Explore the distinguished lineage of this royal city of the German ‘Kaisers’ situated at the outskirts of Berlin, discovering its collection of elegant palaces and castles, baroque-style architecture, and its key role in the events following the end of World War II.
Join Birchy or one of our expert guides on a private tour of the key-sites related to the Berlin Wall and Cold War Berlin. Learning the when, why, how of the Berlin Wall explore the incredible Berlin Wall Memorial, with the complete death-strip preserved and partially reconstructed. Unique even prior to the memorialization that occurred after the wall fell, it was the scene of incredible escapes and tragic loss of life.
From the Wall Memorial we will head to part of Mitte where the Berlin Wall bounded the American Sector to the South and as well as the British Sector to the west. There we will see the Check Point Charlie (the most famous of all the crossing points between West and East), the immense former House of Ministries buildings (and one of the very few surviving Nazi ministry buildings) and from there head to the last surviving of the BT - variant Watchtower (which we can actually ascend).
The tour finishes at Potsdamer Platz, once one of the busiest city intersections in Europe it was decimated by the end of the Second World War and what remained was further erased due to the construction of the Wall and the development of the death-strip. Now a bustling commercial and entertainment district it is a stark symbol of how a city can rebound from what was a social catastrophe if there ever was one.
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