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Berlin: Third Reich Walking Tour

Berlin: Third Reich Walking Tour

From US$ 17.40 per person

Learn how Hitler rose to power in Germany and Berlin’s role during the Third Reich. Explore former Nazi buildings, war memorials, and the site where Hitler’s bunker stood.

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English, Spanish, German, Italian
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Highlights
  • Explore the history of Hitler and the Third Reich in Berlin
  • See the site of Hitler's bunker and the Reich Chancellery
  • Visit poignant memorials dedicated to WWII victims
  • Witness examples of Third Reich architecture still standing
  • Learn of the Gestapo and the SS at the Topography of Terror exhibit
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Join an informative walking tour to explore the tumultuous history of Berlin during Hitler’s regime. Hear about the rise and fall of the Nazi party, visit memorials for the victims of the Third Reich, and see where Hitler and his henchmen made the decisions that would shake the world. Stand in front of Brandenburg Gate and listen to expert commentary about the last days of the Second World War and how the gate came to be a symbol of division after the war and later reunification in Germany after 1989. Learn about the curious Reichstag Fire of 1933 as you pass the German House of Parliament. Here you’ll delve deep into the key events that took place after the appointment of Hitler as Chancellor of Germany in 1933. Continue over to see artillery-pieces and tanks adorning the Soviet War Memorial in Tiergarten commemorating the Battle of Berlin, which helped liberate the country from Nazism yet claimed over 80,000 Soviet soldiers' lives. From here, move onto the impactful Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, a poignant dedication to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Progress onto Hermann Göring's enormous Ministry of Aviation building, which remains as one of the few last standing examples of Third Reich architecture. Next, head to an outdoor and indoor museum complex referred to as the Topography of Terror where the SS and the Gestapo institutions were located. End this tour by seeing the site of the Reich Chancellery and Hitler’s infamous Bunker.
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      Meet your guide in front of the entrance to the TV Tower, Alexanderplatz, Berlin

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      • Comfortable shoes
      • Umbrella
      • Camera
      • Water
      • Passport or ID card for children
      • Weather-appropriate clothing
      • Public transport ticket

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      • Tours operate rain or shine
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      4.7 /5

      based on 1134 reviews

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        4.7/5
      • Value for money
        4.7/5
      • Service
        4.7/5
      • Organization
        4.6/5

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      Wouter was fantastic. Very friendly and answered all our questions. The booking accidentally put German and English speakers together and he masterfully switched back and forth between each language to make sure everyone was learning. The sites you see on this would be almost impossible to find on your own, as they are not well marked or destroyed. This tour is a great overview of the war and the Third Reich. My history buffs back home will be jealous.

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      September 19, 2021

      The guide was knowledgeable but unfortunately used the whole 4 hours to push his extreme left wing agenda upon us and missed most of the important third reich hotspots out. We had to do the reichs air ministry, Gestapo hq, Holocaust memorial and other spots ourselves. Even though closed they were very important places to see. Please keep your political views away from the tour you have been paid to cover

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      March 15, 2020

      February 25, 2020

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      Product ID: 44229

      VA ID: 392404