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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
See many of Berlin's most important landmarks and highlights, with informative commentary from your guide, on this half-day walking tour of Mitte. Learn insider information on the German city's different eras, stretching from modern times back through the Cold War, Nazi, Imperial, and Prussian time periods. Other stops on this jam-packed guided tour include Checkpoint Charlie, the Holocaust Memorial, the rebuilt Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, and the Berlin Wall.
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  • 1
    Hackescher Markt
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  • 2
    James Simon Park
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  • 3
    Museum Island
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  • 4
    Stiftung Neue Synagoge Berlin - Centrum Judaicum
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  • 5
    Berliner Fernsehturm
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  • 6
    Neues Museum
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  • 7
    Pergamonmuseum
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  • 8
    Altes Museum
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  • 9
    Berliner Dom
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  • 10
    City Palace (Berlin Stadtschloss)
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Highlights
  • Guided walking tour highlights Mitte landmarks in just half a day
  • Hear in-depth historical commentary about each stop
  • Overview of Berlin on foot gives you ideas for return visits
  • City map and guidebook included to plan the rest of your trip
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at Neue Promenade 3. Take off on foot through the city's Mitte district, packed with historic highlights and landmarks. Walk down Berlin’s Unter den Linden boulevard while listening to an introductory overview of Berlin's history, from its founding to the modern era. Next stops include the Berlin State Library, Neue Wache, the Reichstag, and Pariser Platz. Imagine what it was like for citizens to pass through Checkpoint Charlie between East and West Berlin, as well as visit Bebelplatz, where the Nazis burned banned books in 1933. Spend some time strolling along the Berlin Wall, and then stop at the Topography of Terror Museum, situated at the former Gestapo and SS Headquarters. The tour's last stops are Potsdamer Platz, the Friedrichstrasse, and the Gendarmenmarkt. Walk away with a city map including information about other things to do during your stay in Berlin.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Neue Promenade 3, 10178 Berlin, Germany Friedrichstraße 140, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin, Germany Checkpoint Charlie, Friedrichstraße 43-45, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Inclusions
  • City map/guidebook
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Matt P wrote a review Jul 2020
Surrey, United Kingdom242 contributions154 helpful votes
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I booked the 1030 tour in English and it proved to be a good time to go. We had a short break at lunch and the tour itself took four hours. It didn’t seem that long, as our guide (a history graduate) was excellent and kept our interest while informing us about Berlin’s ancient
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Taimoor wrote a review Jul 2020
Kassel, Germany2 contributions1 helpful vote
A nice tour to put the whole German/Berlin history in a nutshell. Alex (our tour guide) was very friendly and had a firm grip over the history.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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HHICNSAND wrote a review Jul 2020
Parsberg, Germany122 contributions39 helpful votes
Our half day tour with Alex was great! He did an excellent job, making us feel welcome and free to ask questions. He is a great historian, very knowledgeable and shared many insights significant to Berlin. We certainly felt we received what we paid for. Thank you for the
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Jonathan D wrote a review Jul 2020
San Antonio, Texas1 contribution
Jonny was awesome! The tour was well paced, and our guide was very knowledgeable, easy to talk to, and genuinely funny. Very glad the tours have opened back up and that I booked this one.
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Koenvheereveld wrote a review Jul 2020
Tilburg, The Netherlands4 contributions
We've had a really nice experience doing this trip. Our guide Johnny did a really good job and gave us alot of information about the city's history. We started looking at the city through different eyes which was very valuable to us. Would definitely recommend this!
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birgitbirks
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Tour was cancelled but nobody told me
I went to the right meeting point at the right time but nobody showd up. Later just received letter saying"sorry fo
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thetones
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Well worth the time excellent history
Jerrad was our guide and he was a wealth of knowledge even about things outside the exact tour. He made sure to ans
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760sophiek
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Amazing tour with Mal
Thank you Mal for your amazing tour! Our small group of only 7 people walked around Mitte through some cute little
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Yes
Germany is very beautiful country I wish I am coming to Germany my hobby is the suffering software engineer
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tarakP4369WI
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My kids still ask about Johnny!
We had a smallish group- 6 adults and 5 kids. Johnny did an amazing job showing us the highlights of the city and d
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Becca L
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A fantastic guide and walk.
We went on the new Weissensee walk and it was wonderful. Heidi was a fantastic guide, she knows a lot about the are
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NP57
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So much history
Just as the corona virus began to overtake tourism in Berlin, we were fortunate to make a tour with Caesar around p
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271vadyml
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Excellent and exiting tour
For these who interested in World War 2 history and like to walk that tour would be perfect. Saw lots of places rel
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Discover Berlin Walking Tour with Wouter
I have read a lot of history, a significant chunk of it has been about Germany.. I even have a degree in the subjec
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Shaun
Our tour was brilliant. Nathan was amazing and so so knowledgable. I had two teens with me and he asked every sin
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frankielopez7
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Fantastic tour! Highly recommended
We went on the Hitler’s Germany tour with our superb guide, Cesar. Totally exceeded my expectations, mostly because
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burchtravels
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Informative and Interesting Walking Tour
Sam B was our guide for this 4 hour tour and he was brilliant. He had a real passion for European history and it w
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Israel K
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Very informative tour and great tour guide
I did a walking tour of the Third Reich and our tour guide Cesar was fabulous. He was well-informed, educated, good
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ryanhS3620XX
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Great tour
Took the tour along with my parents. Our guide, Cesar, made the past come alive and condensed an incredible amount
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Tiggles263
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Thanks so much Sarah!
Australian tour guide Sarah was fantastic! She took some time to get to know us and where our large group were on o
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