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Berlin: Mysterious Dark Ages Walking Tour

Berlin: Mysterious Dark Ages Walking Tour

From US$ 16.54 per person

Uncover the dark history behind the middle ages in Berlin on this walking tour. Listen as your guide tells you macabre tales of myths, witch hunts, pogroms, and torture.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Feel chills run up your spine as you Berlin's dark history is revealed
  • Uncover why Alexanderplatz is also known as the Devil's pleasure garden
  • Learn about the tragic Jewish pogrom that took place at Große Jüdenhof
  • Find out how torture was used to extract confessions from accused witches
  • Step back in time as you hear dark legends about demons and werewolves
Full description

Step back in time to the middle ages on this walking tour of Berlin. Hear about executions and see where these sentences were carried out. Discover what happened to the Jewish population that lived at Große Jüdenhof. 

Meet your guide in Alexanderplatz and start your walking tour. Let your guide explain to you why Alexanderplatz is also known as the "Teufels Lustgarten" (the Devil's Pleasure Garden). 

Immerse yourself in stories about German witchhunts where the accused needed to confess before being convicted. Learn about the methods used to extract these confessions. Be regaled by legends about werewolves and demons. 

Unlock the truth behind a mysterious event that happened in Klosterstrasse in the 1980s. See how it is related to the secret burial chamber in a parochial church in Berlin. 

Continue to Große Jüdenhof to find out how a simple theft led to a cruel Jewish pogrom in the Middle Ages. Finish your tour at Alexanderplatz.

  • Walking tour
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with vertigo
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The Tudo Bubble Tea is located right next to the entrance to Panoramastraße 1. Your guide will welcome you here.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place in rain or shine
Customer reviews

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3.8 /5

based on 19 reviews

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A great entertaining informative evening. Many thanks to the guide, who gave us a lot of knowledge and many stories from Berlin's underworld in such an exciting way. He did it so well that we still have a lot of data and facts in our heads today. Many thanks, gladly again!

May 1, 2022

a nice walk with a few (torture) stories, nothing more (unfortunately).

July 30, 2022

We got to know Berlin Icon from another site

July 5, 2022

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