Guided tour

Storyline of Berlin Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Storyline of Berlin Walking Tour with a Local Guide

From US$ 63.28 per person

Discover vibrant history on this guided walking tour of Berlin's iconic sites. Starting from the Reichstag, visit Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie, and much more as you immerse yourself in the culture of past and present Berlin.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Bask in the vibrant, modern Berlin way of life
  • Visit original sites of WWII and the Holocaust
  • Hear all the legends twining around iconic Brandenburg Gate
  • Take a time leap back to Cold War Berlin at Checkpoint Charlie
Full description

Explore the streets of Berlin on a guided walking tour to see the political changes that have occurred over the decades and gain further insight into modern Berlin culture. The guides will show pictures, original documents, and old and new maps to enrich your experience.

Meet your local guide in front of the Reichstag. Hear the amazing story of the German parliament, and get up close and personal to some of the original sites of the apocalyptic Battle of Berlin in 1945, which put an end to the horrors of Nazi Germany. Learn more about the countless historical events and landmarks that have made Berlin what it is today. Brandenburg Gate and the beautiful Pariser Platz are a couple of the famous places you'll get to see on this walking adventure.

Visit the Memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe, a strong emotional expression of Germany dealing with the holocaust. See Hitler's bunker, where he hid during the final battle of World War II. Pass by former Nazi Ministries, the Topography of Terror, and Checkpoint Charlie. Over a sample of the original Berlin Currywurst, hear stories of Cold War, GDR fugitives, and day-to-day life in divided Germany. You'll also visit the remainder of the Berlin Wall. Then check out what is widely regarded as the most beautiful square in Berlin: Gendarmenmarkt. Check out Friedrichstraße and Unter den Linden; the historic location where the infamous book burning of 1933 took place. Then head off to Berlin's Humboldt University, the most famous in our city. Next, take a stroll along one of the city’s most well-known grand boulevards, Friedrichstraße, where some of the city’s top shops can be found. Round off your tour at Gendarmenmarkt, widely regarded as the most beautiful place in Berlin.

Gendarmenmarkt features some of the area's most impressive buildings: The German and the French Cathedral and Schinkel's Konzerthaus (concert hall), which takes you back to the Prussian times.

Includes
  • English-speaking local tour guide
  • 4-5 hours walking guided tour
  • Stroll through the city’s colourful history and unique modern culture
  • Gain some further insight into modern Berlin culture
  • Coffee
  • Local Sweet
  • Tips on what else to see, do and eat during your stay
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Reichstag Building at Giant German flag on the West side of the Reichstag

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Clothing: A good pair of comfortable walking shoes is advisable. Dependent on weather, wet weather gear is useful.
  • Child policy: Children are defined as being aged 6-11. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this walking tour in Berlin.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 5 reviews

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Waste of money

High expectations - big disappointment. No indepth presentation of amazing Berlin history, just a cursory recital of basic common knowledge facts. Huge negative contrast with another walking tour - Potsdam - with knowledgeable & entertaining Alex of Berlinwalks. It was also nearly 3.5 times more expensive! All of 80 euros wasted.

September 3, 2015

Small walking tour of Berlin

We had a wonderful informative day with our guide James. We learnt and saw lots of Berlin that we would have missed if he did'nt point it out to us. James was very easy to get on with, very pleasant . He made our stay in Berln memorable.

September 15, 2014

Just impressed!

We had a wonderful morning with Nadina, she is so passionate in the Berlin history that only taking a tour with her can explain the feeling.

November 5, 2012

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