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  • Berlin: Third Reich Walking Tour

    1. Berlin: Third Reich Walking Tour

    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 Nazi...

  • Berlin: Cold War Walking Tour

    2. Berlin: Cold War Walking Tour

    Go back and time and learn about what life was like in Berlin during the Cold War. Join an exciting and informative walking tour that takes you to see important sites of the time and gives you an insider's look at the life of the residents of this once divided city. See the Friedrichstrasse station, the single border station during the Cold War. Follow the River Spree to the parliament and government district, whose buildings were situated partly along the border strip. Visit the famous Brandenburg Gate where the border ran and was the symbol of the division of the city. From the Holocaust memorial at the former "death strip", proceed to Potsdamer Platz, where the split is particularly visible in the former Tiergarten triangle. See the longest remaining stretch of the wall and the famous Checkpoint Charlie. Learn about how MI6 and the CIA tunnelled under the wall into the Soviet Zone,...

  • Berlin: Cold War and Berlin Wall Tour in Spanish

    3. Berlin: Cold War and Berlin Wall Tour in Spanish

    This tour follows in the history of the Cold War and takes you on a discovery of an important period that shaped the city of Berlin. Explore the places that defined Berlin during the Cold War, including the Bernauer Strasse Wall Memorial, the Soviet Memorial in Tiergarten, and the Reichstag. Discover what it was like to live in a divided city and explore the former ghost stations of the underground lines. Visit the Stasi Museum and find out what methods the secret service used to control the population of East Berlin. See what remains of the Berlin Wall and the infamous Death Strip, learn about why the wall was built, and discover the ingenious ways some Berliners tried to cross the Berlin Wall. You will also learn about why the wall eventually came down, how the city has developed itself since, and what has changed in the lives of Berliners.

  • Berlin: Underground East Berlin Exploration Game

    4. Berlin: Underground East Berlin Exploration Game

    Berlin. 1989. You are Glaz, a young artist who feels muzzled by the GDR's authoritarian regime. Today you are doing your first mission for the scene: smuggling some tapes from the West to East Berlin's underground music community. Can you do it without getting caught? The city game starts at the Stasi Museum and takes around 1.5 hours to complete. As you go, you can also explore at your own pace: simply pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at the Jugend Widerstand Museum. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. After booking, you will receive an email on how to download the game to your phone. Play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. For larger groups, one person c...

  • Berlin: Private Third Reich Walking Tour with Pickup

    5. Berlin: Private Third Reich Walking Tour with Pickup

    Explore the tumultuous history of Berlin during Hitler’s regime on a walking tour alongside a private guide. 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 f...

  • Berlin: Third Reich Tour in Spanish

    6. Berlin: Third Reich Tour in Spanish

    Explore the most important sites related to the Third Reich in Berlin on a half-day walking tour, and learn about life in the city under National Socialism. Starting with the Treaty of Versailles through to the Weimar Republic, your guide will analyze details of Hitler's rise to power, as well as the role of some of his leading henchmen, such as Goebbel´s propaganda programs. Pass Victory Column, and cross the Tiergarten as you learn about the Nazi’s plans for a future Germania that would be the capital of the world. You will see the site where the resistance fighter Claus von Stauffenberg was executed, now the memorial museum to the German Resistance. Learn about the Berlin - Rome - Tokyo axis in front of the Italian and Japanese embassies, and stroll up Wilhelmstrasse to the Luftwaffe Ministerium (Air Defense Ministry) and Nazi Propaganda Ministry. End at the exact spot where the Fü...

  • Berlin: 2.5-Hour Tour of the Jewish Quarter in Spanish

    7. Berlin: 2.5-Hour Tour of the Jewish Quarter in Spanish

    Explore the most important places in the history of Berlin's Jewish community on this 2.5-hour tour of the Jewish Quarter with a Spanish-speaking guide. The tour takes you round the interesting places in the district, from the Hackesche Höfe and Hackescher Markt to Tacheles, the New Synagogue, Rosenstrasse, and the Museum Otto Weidt. Learn about the infamous “Night of Broken Glass," the Wannsee Conference, and the miracle of the women on Rosenstrasse, and the effect they each had on the Jewish population of Berlin. Learn about the troubled history of the Jewish community in Berlin. Since the founding of the city, there has always been a Jewish presence that has been forced to live through good and bad times. In the times since their expulsion during the Prussian Monarchy, the Jewish population were alternately allowed and disallowed to stay in Berlin, until Nazism wrote the saddest cha...

  • Red Berlin: Secrets of the Communist Capital

    8. Red Berlin: Secrets of the Communist Capital

    Take the Cold War and Communist Berlin walking tour and learn about the city before the days of reunification. Hear how Berlin existed on the front line of the Cold War, and learn of the people, places, and secrets that kept 2 worlds on the brink of World War III, along with the wall that separated them. You will be strolling through Berlin's former Soviet Sector, a Cold War battleground and foundation of Communist East Berlin. Learn about life behind the Iron Curtain, and see how the Stasi, the largest spy network the world has ever seen, kept an entire population under observation.

    Fantastic Tour. Our (Australian!) guide Ernestine was very passionate about German history and super knowledgeable. She really brought the history to life.

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 93 reviews

After visiting Berlin for the 6. time, we finally wanted to try a guided tour through the city. To summarize it in 1 sentence: Scottish Sam made it the best trip we ever had. A delightful mix of informations, jokes, tales and stories made this a perfect experience.

Fantastic Tour. Our (Australian!) guide Ernestine was very passionate about German history and super knowledgeable. She really brought the history to life.

All perfect! Good explanations are each site and especially because it was placing you in history to understand the context of the viaita

Excellent experience with fun and highly knowledgeable Sarah Enright. Highly recommend her.

It was good. Lots of interesting cités and a well informed guide. Great value for money.