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Berlin: Red Metropolis Walking Tour

Berlin: Red Metropolis Walking Tour

From US$ 277.52 per group up to 15

Learn about the final battle in Berlin during the Second World War, Soviet-occupied Berlin, the Cold War, the Berlin Wall and urban development in communist Berlin on a city tour through East Berlin.

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Duration 4 hours
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German, English
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  • Experience a new and exciting tour through East Berlin and immerse yourself in the interesting history of Berlin during the Cold War
  • Learn all about the time of the Soviet occupation and the concomitant development of the city in the communist sense
  • See some of Berlin's best-known highlights such as the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz and two Soviet War Memorials
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Immerse yourself in the life of the former socialist metropolis of East Berlin and learn all about the beginnings of socialism in times of Soviet occupation. Start in Berlin-Mitte at Berlin Central Station and then explore the prestige projects of the former socialist urban development. For the Soviet Union, East Berlin was the socialist outpost in the heart of Europe. Also, see two of the monumental Soviet War Memorials that once again underscore why Berlin was so important to the Soviets. During the tour, discover some of Berlin's most famous sights and listen to the exciting history of the Cold War. The tour ends at Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park, one of the largest antifascist monuments in the world.
  • Tour guide
  • Public transportation ticket
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Berlin-Hauptbahnhof/Main Station, at the exit Washingtonplatz, south side, on the left-hand side, next to the electronic display board for public transport.

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