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Berlin: East Berlin History Walking Tour

Berlin: East Berlin History Walking Tour

From US$ 168.39 per group up to 15

Enjoy a 2-hour Berlin walking tour through East Berlin, seeing the urban development in socialist East Berlin. Walk along the prestigious Karl Marx Boulevard (former Stalin Boulevard) to Alexanderplatz.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Visit the prestigious socialist boulevard of Karl Marx Allee
  • Have a look at Kino International, Café Moscow, and other highlights of Socialist architecture
  • Enjoy a tour with a local guide who was born in socialist East Germany
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On this tour, discover the intriguing architecture of socialist East Berlin. From the Stalinallee (Stalin Blvd.) of the 1950s, to the Karl-Marx-Allee (Karl-Marx Blvd.) of the 1960s, to the modern Alexanderplatz square of the 1970s, you follow a magnificent route through the buildings built upon the ruins of war-torn Berlin. The tour starts at Frankfurter Gate with its two impressive towers, highlighting the beginning of Stalin Boulevard. At Strausberger Platz the neo-classical Socialist architecture is followed by Socialist Modernism. The Alexanderplatz square once was the Socialist city center of East-Berlin. The tour ends at the World Clock at Alexanderplatz.
  • Tour guide
  • Ticket for public transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 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

Frankfurter Tor (subway station Frankfurter Tor) - Corner Warschauer Straße / Karl-Marx-Allee at the Südturm (south tower).

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April 22, 2019

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