Explore Berlin: Top Attractions Walking Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Destination: Germany, Berlin, Berlin
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  • 4 hours
  • Berlin
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

See Berlin from an insider’s perspective on this half-day walking tour! With your expert local guide, see Berlin’s main attractions including the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag parliament building and Checkpoint Charlie, as well as the lesser-known places that regular tours usually miss. Learn fascinating facts about Berlin during World War 2 and the Cold War, and listen as your guide explains what life was like for Berlin’s citizens during those turbulent times.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hackescher Markt, Berlin Germany

Former Jewish Quarter- the offical starting point of the tour

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Museum Island, Breite Street, 13089 Berlin Germany

Pergamon Museum, Neues Museum, Bode Museum, Alte Nationgalerie, Altes Museum, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Berliner Dom, Am Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin Germany

Biggest church in Berlin, Lustgarten, City Palace (Stadt Schloss) and the Humboldt Forum

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Unter den Linden, Berlin Germany

Royal Boulevard, Palaces, German National History Museum, Schlossbrücke (Palace Bridge) and the TV tower

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Neue Wache, Unter den Linden 4, 10117 Berlin Germany

National memorial site reflecting on war and tyranny

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bebelplatz 1, 10117 Berlin Germany

Site of the Nazi book burning, Stadt Oper (State Opera House), St. Hedwig's Catholic Cathedral, Humboldt University, Old Royal Library

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin Germany

French Cathedral, German Cathedral, Konzerthaus (Concert House)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Friedrichstrasse, Berlin Germany

The street synonymous with cabaret, decadence, and debauchery of Berlins 1920s and 30s

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Checkpoint Charlie, Friedrichstr. 43-45, 10969 Berlin Germany

Cold War civilian and military checkpoint, location of tank stand-off in 1961 between Soviet and American armed forces

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Topography of Terror, Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin Germany

Former location of the institutions of National socialistic terror, the former headquarters of the Gestapo, SS, SD, plus a 200m section of the Berlin Wall

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Detlev-Rohwedder-Haus, Wilhelmstraße 97, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Hermann Göring's airforce ministry, East German house of ministers, German Finance Ministry

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hitler's Bunker (Fuhrerbunker), Wilhelmstrasse 77, 10117 Berlin Germany

Stand above the location where Hitler spent the last days of WW2- the site of Hilter's bunker

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Cora-Berliner-Strasse 1, 10117 Berlin Germany

Walk through the Memorial dedicated to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Reichstag Building, Platz der Republik 1, 10557 Berlin Germany

See the Reichstag from the tours finishing point of Brandenburg Gate

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin Germany

American Embassy, French Embassy, Hotel Adlon, Academy of Fine Arts

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions
  • Local Expert Guide
  • Free map of Berlin

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Berlin Transport AB Zone ticket (approx 2,70 euros) (for tour departing from West Berlin)
  • Entry/Admission - Museum Island
  • Entry/Admission - Berliner Dom
  • Entry/Admission - Topography of Terror
  • Entry/Admission - Detlev-Rohwedder-Haus
  • Entry/Admission - Reichstag Building
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If you join the tour in West Berlin (Zoo Station) please bring a Berlin Transport AB Zone ticket (2,70 euros) or ask your guide for assistance
  • If you join the tour from the East, no public transport ticket is required
  • Please note that the West and East Berlin tours are the same tour, just from different meeting points
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Departure Point

1: Hardenbergplatz, Berlin, Germany
2: Am Zwirngraben 4, 10178 Berlin, Germany
3: Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin, Germany


Return Details

Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

4 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

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christopherberens

Normally I am not one for a "City Tour" as I like to discover it on my own, but this is one I can 100% recommend. There is so much to see and having a guide get you there is a huge help. I had Martin and he was fantastic! This tour is a must. I booked it after my first experience with this tour company. It was awesome!

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sarah h

Martin was an excellent guide. Friendly, knowledgeable, he brings history to life. Would definitely recommend

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Steven K

The person leading my tour was very knowledgeable and made sure he gave us as much information as possible. He definitely knew his citey

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Bob L

Yan was personable, knowledgeable and informative. Highly recommend this tour guide and this tour. We have used La Vacanza Travel guided in several countries and have never been disappointed.

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renataprtenjaca

Phil was a great guide,knows a lot about history and made this tour very interesting...you sholud wear comfortable shoes,there is a lot walking involved...but worth money and time

User's Picture Gallery

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If you look closely, you can see empty shelves memorial to burned books

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Iconic Check Point Charlie.

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Holocaust Memorial in Berlin just south of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate

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Awesome guide. I could listen to him all day!

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Life finds a way, even in the Wall

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The Wall, what's left of it.

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Jewish holocaust memorial

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Site of Hitlers Bunker

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Checkpoint Charlie

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SS Gestapo Hq and Berlin wall

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Brandenburg gate

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Tell us who is in the photo, what you were doing, etc.

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Tell us who is in the photo, what you were doing, etc.

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Tell us who is in the photo, what you were doing, etc.

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Tell us who is in the photo, what you were doing, etc.

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Shoutout to Brian, aka the best tour guide ever.

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Tell us who is in the photo, what you were doing, etc.

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Brandenburg Gate

Conclusion of the tour

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Brandenburger Tor

Great!

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Reichstag

The Reichstag at Sunset

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Military Avenue

John and Sophia Tashie do Berlin 2013

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