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Berlin: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with River Cruise Option

1. Berlin: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with River Cruise Option

Hop on an open-top double-decker bus and enjoy fantastic views and the great atmosphere of Berlin. Choose from a 24, 48, or 72-hour ticket along 2 different routes and discover the city's history and vibrant culture from the fully narrated audio tour. From the iconic Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, the Victory Column, and the legendary Checkpoint Charlie to the longest surviving section of the Berlin Wall. The city's vibrant culture, diverse architecture, and fascinating history will take your breath away. Explore over 20 locations throughout the city with daily departures from the starting point at Ku'Damm or Alexanderplatz. Guests may also join the tour from any of the stops on the route. Follow your guide from the Brandenburg Gate to Checkpoint Charlie with highlights including the Holocaust Memorial, the location of Hitler’s Bunker, and captivating stories of the divided Berlin. There are main stops on the red route from Ku’Damm and the KaDeWe Department Store. You can also hop on or off and enjoy the blue route with amazing views from Alexanderplatz and Karl-Marx-Allee.

Priority Seating: Hard Rock Cafe Berlin

2. Priority Seating: Hard Rock Cafe Berlin

Get the rock star treatment at Hard Rock Cafe Berlin and move straight to the front of the line to enjoy VIP priority seating with this skip-the-line deal. Centrally located on the famous Kurfurstendamm, the venue delights with 2 floors of rock and pop memorabilia. Treat yourself to an authentic American atmosphere and dine on classic selections from the following menus: Gold Menu (2-course): Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Grilled chicken sandwich • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Grilled chicken caesar salad • Tupelo chicken tenders Dessert - • Brownie Choice of beverage - • One soft drink, coffee, or tea Diamond Menu (3-course):  Starter - • Fresh salad Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Smoked BBQ combo • Grilled salmon • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Steak salad • BBQ chicken Dessert - • Chocolate cake Choice of one beverage -  • One soft drink, coffee, or tea

Potsdam: Sanssouci Palace Guided Tour from Berlin

3. Potsdam: Sanssouci Palace Guided Tour from Berlin

On your beautiful tour of Sanssouci, stroll past the grand buildings that were once the center point of Prussia's imperial grandeur. Take in the stunning gardens of Friedrich II's legendary Sanssouci Palace, and experience a true piece of history. After meeting at Kurfürstendamm, take a short bus ride and arrive in Potsdam for a guided tour of the city. Your guide will show you all of the city's best sights, and they're sure to tell you a fascinating story or two. Stroll through the Dutch Quarter to admire its magnificent buildings and admire the Russian colony of Alexandrovka along the way. The highlight of this tour is, of course, the visit to Sanssouci Palace. A walk through its beautiful park grounds, passing by magnificent Chinese teahouse or the New Palace, are sure to inspire.

Berlin: Ticket for Bar Jeder Vernunft – Theater & Restaurant

4. Berlin: Ticket for Bar Jeder Vernunft – Theater & Restaurant

Discover a hidden place in the Wilmersdorf neighborhood where for twenty years the glamor of Berlin in the 1920s has been kept alive. Come into Bar Jeder Vernunft, a mirror tent — from the outside, it looks inconspicuous but from inside you'll find a glittering party hall covered in numerous mirrors that illuminate and create a magical world where everything seems possible. The mirror tent is the stage for the crème de la crème of Berlin's intelligent small-scale performing arts: chanson, cabaret, theater, and comedy. The performances of the operetta "Das weiße Rößl am Wolfgangssee" with Max Raabe and the Pfister siblings are almost legendary. For the musical "Cabaret", Bar Jeder Vernunft turned into the Kit Kat Klub of the 1920s. In addition to its excellent show program, Bar Jeder Vernunft is also known for its delicious food. Before the show begins, why not take a seat at the elegantly laid tables in the arena or on Logan Platz if you wish. In fine weather, you can enjoy the show in the beer garden.

Berlin: City-West Walking Tour with a Real Berliner

5. Berlin: City-West Walking Tour with a Real Berliner

This tour will take you on an unforgettable walk along the splendid avenue of Kurfürstendamm. See continental Europe’s biggest department store KADEWE, the Europacenter building, and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church on the busy square of Breitscheidplatz. Discover the interesting history of this roaring city center during the golden twenties of the last century. Experience the area around Zoologischer Garten, one of the most significant traffic centers of Berlin. Discover why this area has developed into the center of West-Berlin in times of the Cold War, and hear the exiting stories of this city center during the division of Germany. Get to know where you can taste the best typical Berlin food in the city's west, learning how Berlin is recognized as a world city of culture, art, tolerance, lifestyle, and creative industries. On this tour you will discover why the city's west is one of Berlin's most interesting areas.

Berlin: All-in-One Famous Landmarks Guided Bus Tour

6. Berlin: All-in-One Famous Landmarks Guided Bus Tour

See all of the German capital’s iconic landmarks on this day tour on an air-conditioned bus. Learn about the city’s unique history from your passionate local tour guide on a whirlwind trip which includes the Alexanderplatz TV Tower, the Berlin Wall, the Reichstag and Museum Island. Your adventure through Berlin’s past and present will begin in front of the Charlottenburg Palace in west Berlin, where your local tour guide will give you a brief introduction to the capital of Germany before you board the bus and head east. First, travel through the former British sector along Berlin’s Champs-Élysées - Kurfürstendamm - past the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the KaDeWe, the largest department store in continental Europe. Then, continue east past the impressive parliament building, the Reichstag. At the iconic Brandenburg Gate, get off the bus to stroll through the historic arch and admire the sprawling Tiergarten. See the capital’s majestic Victory Column and a memorial to soviet soldiers. Then, take a moment to reflect at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. After some free time for lunch, journey to the spectacular Gendarmenmarkt and Berlin’s historic former Royal Quarter: the beautiful boulevard of Unter den Linden, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Museum Island, and the Berlin Cathedral. Then, discover Alexanderplatz with its iconic TV Tower. Continue south to the city’s Mitte district and visit  Checkpoint Charlie – the most famous crossing point between East and West Berlin during the Cold War. Afterwards, pass through Potsdamer Platz on your way to one of the few remaining pieces of the Berlin Wall. Finish your tour with a poignant visit to the former site of the headquarters of the SS and Gestapo, today known as the Topography of Terror. You can choose to end your tour here and continue to explore the city alone or to be dropped off at your hotel.

Berlin City West: Smartphone Scavenger Hunt Tour

7. Berlin City West: Smartphone Scavenger Hunt Tour

Head to Berlin City West to discover the old West-Berlin during this interactive scavenger hunt tour game played on your smartphone. Learn interesting facts, solve questions, gain points, and see how you place on the regional league table. In this game that’s a perfect mix between a scavenger hunt and tour, your phone is your personal guide. Travel back to the old West-Berlin and learn about the city including its development and history. Discover historical places as well as must-see sights and hot spots away from the usual tourist paths. Get to know the famous Kurfurstendamm street with its highlights such as the KaDeWe, memorial church, and more. For each solved question or task, receive 10 safari points. If you need a hint to solve the question, you only get 5 safari points. At the end of the game, your safari points will be added. The higher your score, the higher your placement in the safari regional league table.

Berlin: West City Walking Tour with Berlin Memorial Church

8. Berlin: West City Walking Tour with Berlin Memorial Church

Explore the old western neighborhood of Charlottenburg on this guided walking tour. Visit the stunning Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, see the Clock of Flowing Time, and learn about the area's fascinating history. Begin your tour at the Europa Center at Breitscheidplatz. Marvel at this striking high-rise building based on American models and head inside to see the "Clock of Flowing Time." Leave the Europa Center and head down Berlin's iconic street: Kurfürstendamm, or Ku'damm as the locals call it. Learn how this famous boulevard evolved and spot the many cafés and theaters popular with Berlin's bohemians in the 1920s. As you walk, follow in the footsteps of many famous people, including Josephine Baker, Maria Callas, Romy Schneider, Greta Garbo, Robert Koch, and Helmut Newton. Hear from your guide the history of the area. Discover how traffic was controlled in Berlin in the 1950s and see Berlin's only surviving traffic pulpit. Learn about the nearby Berlin Zoo, the oldest zoo in Germany. Finish your tour with a visit to the famous Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Follow your guide through the secret passage behind the blue lights and discover the origin of the mysterious lights. Before you leave the church, learn fascinating facts about this Berlin landmark.

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What people are saying about Kurfurstendamm

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4.4 / 5

based on 2,547 reviews

Het was super. Geweldige gids met een geweldig VW bus. De gids wist veel te vertellen over Berlijn. Het was echt super!

Our guide had excellent knowledge of the history of Berlin. The VW made the experiance memorable. Highly recommended

Reservation of the menu online worked great. Also on site, everything was great.

Super nice conditions, great atmosphere and super good food

Was a great expiriecne, Postdam is a very nice city.