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Berlin Highlights and Hidden Sites Historical Walking Tour

  • Check off top Berlin attractions in a single tour, saving valuable vacation time
  • Guide's commentary reveals facts you might not have discovered on your own
  • Get to know the street scene from the ground up; find places to return later in your trip
Berlin Highlights and Hidden Sites Historical Walking Tour
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East Meeting Point MorningMost Popular
Tour starting in East Berlin, departs at 10:30am
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Tour starting in West Berlin, departs at 10am
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East Meeting Point Afternoon
Tour starting in East Berlin, departs at 2pm. April to October only
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Get an in-depth look at Berlin's highlights and hidden sights on this guided walking tour. Visit landmarks such as Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, and the Berlin Wall, and discover more about the German capital’s history than you would if you were exploring independently. Plus, learn about the Nazi Third Reich, the Cold War, and the Teutonic Knights as you visit fascinating locations that many other tours skip.

What to Expect

Choose to begin your walking tour in East Berlin (meet your guide at the Hackescher Markt train station) or in West Berlin (meet at the Zoologischer Garten train station). If you choose to start your tour in West Berlin, please bring a valid train ticket.

With your guide leading you, embark on a stroll through the German capital. Listen to a detailed narrative of Berlin's history, from the times of the Teutonic Knights to its modern incarnation as a cosmopolitan metropolis.

Explore highlights such as Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate, and the Reichstag Building. Plus, visit fascinating sites many visitors miss, such as Unter den Linden, the Easter German Government Quarter, and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

Your tour concludes near Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag Building.

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Reviews (1,106)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great experience on our tour with Maria, who was extremely knowledgeable and effective as a tour leader. She managed to guide us for 4 hours around Berlin without ever dropping her intensity. Highly recommended!!!

2  Thank 395arthurr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Fantastic, do not miss out

Great tour with Chloe yesterday, she answered every question thrown at her. Her knowledge of the city is incredible. Couldn’t recommend the tour enough, found out things and seen thing that would never of been discovered if trying to find our own way around.

1  Thank Antho1892
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Highlight of our first Berlin visit

We had a superb tour by John Jerome (JJ). So knowledgeable and witty, it was the highlight of our first trip to Berlin. His passion for the city is infectious and it was brilliant to hear his sensitive take on Berlin’s past. Thanks for giving...More

1  Thank lisarC7832AX
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Fun and energetic tour with heaps of information

Barnaby our tour guide had perfectly blended knowledge with humour and was always helpful with any questions we had. He always looked out for anyone with his spare clothing.

1  Thank sarahmS4155EF
Reviewed 4 days ago
Fun and informative tour of one of the most important cities of the past 100 years

I love taking tours and learning about cities/places while having fun. Barnaby did not disappoint, despite a little chill in the air (actually a bit above average temp for this time of year in Berlin). A lot of interesting facts, tidbits, trivia and even some...More

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InsiderTourBerlin, Manager at Insider Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for leaving such a glowing review! It really does mean a lot to us to hear you enjoyed your walking tour with Barnaby, especially coming from a tour aficionado such as yourself! Eye-rolling jokes, that description is too perfect...More

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Neil B
23 November 2018|
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Response from BYOBPreferred | Reviewed this property |
Hi Neil: There are a number of walking tour companies in Berlin. Some of them post the tour guides' bio on their website. That could be a starting point for you. Our guide was from Australia.
6 November 2018|
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Response from djr39 | Reviewed this property |
Very difficult to answer. I think there is a maximum number of around 30....check their website. On ours there was around 15 and we had a terrific English guide. I do highly recommend the tour....our niece went recently with... More
6 November 2018|
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Response from Charlie042 | Reviewed this property |
Hi As previous respondents group at the meeting spot is large and my heart sank ! However it split into smaller much more manageable groups of about12/15. I really don't like groups but this felt quite comfortable.