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Private Walking Tour of Soviet Potsdam through Red Potsdam provided by Berlins Taiga

Private Walking Tour of Soviet Potsdam through Red Potsdam

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  • You'll start at
    Babelsberger Str. 5
    Babelsberger Str. 5, 14473 Potsdam, Germany
    Departure Point: Potsdam-Hauptbahnhof/Main Station Address: Babelsberger Str. 20, 14473 Potsdam, Germany Directions: Exit "Babelsberger Str." (north side), opposite direction to the main entrance (Tram and Busses). Once you left the exit, go across the street, on the left-hand side.
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    Old Market Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    The Soviet War Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Schloss Cecilienhof
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Gedenk- und Begegnungsstatte Leistikowstrasse
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 5
    Glienicke Bridge
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Glienicker Brücke
    Königstraße, 14467 Berlin, Germany
    The tour ends at Glienicke Bridge (tram & bus stop)
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Important Information
Departure Point
Babelsberger Str. 5, 14473 Potsdam, Germany
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Glienicker Brücke, Königstraße, 14467 Berlin, Germany
Inclusions
  • Guide
  • Private tour
Exclusions
  • Ticket for public transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Schloss Cecilienhof
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jayne W wrote a review Apr 2019
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Holger was recommended to us and did not disappoint. We took a private tour so that we could ask lots of questions and focus on what interested us most. He delivered a very interesting commentary in excellent English.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from HolgerR311, Inhaber at Private Walking Tour of Soviet Potsdam through Red Potsdam
Responded 2 Apr 2019
Dear Jayne, thank you very much for this lovely review and feedback! Let me know once you return to Berlin and Potsdam! Kind regards!
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Footprints819068 wrote a review Dec 2018
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We spent two mornings with Holger, one in Potsdam and one in Berlin. He was able to walk us through the history of the Battle of Berlin and the Soviet Rule, as well as adding several interesting side notes on urban development under the Soviets. Holgers passion for history and
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from HolgerR311, Owner at Private Walking Tour of Soviet Potsdam through Red Potsdam
Responded 13 Dec 2018
Thanks so much for this great review! My interest not only is to provide an interesting and entertaining experience but also to let the guests leave with exceptional memories :-) Hope to see you again!
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Maria L wrote a review Oct 2018
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For our group of 3, the short walking tour with Holger, a Potsdam local was one of the best tours we had during our trip. His insights were unique and so informative (with old pictures even!). We specially enjoyed his personal anecdotes of a young boy growing up in Soviet
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from HolgerR311, Inhaber at Private Walking Tour of Soviet Potsdam through Red Potsdam
Responded 10 Oct 2018
Hi Maria, Thank you very much for your kind review! I am really glad you liked the tour and I personally really enjoy private tours with guests like you, who are so interested in history and ask many questions. All the best for you and hope to see you again!
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By: Berlins Taiga
DennisY997
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History lesson
We enjoyed the informative tour from our tour guide Holger as he walked us through the town center, city square to
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Wendy L
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What a fascinating tour of Potsdam and It's Soviet History!
Yesterday, me, my son, and my husband took a tour with Berlins Taiga in Potsdam. We were all completely engaged for
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pranay-mittal
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Great Tour of the "Soviet Red Metropolis"
Holger is the main person who runs Berlin's Taiga, and when my brother and I got a tour last summer of the Soviet R
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CeTeE_19
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Where East met West
Holger provided us with a knowledgeable and fascinating overview of German/Russian/Allied history in the 20th centu
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IsaacB411
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Fascinating, engaging tour of Potsdam
Thank you so much, Holger, for an incredibly informative and engaging tour of Potstam. Would recommend this tour fo
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spbkatekat
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Insightful and Entertaining Tour in Babelsberg Park
A very nice 1,5 hr.-tour in Babelsberg Park with the focus on the DDR period. The tour guide, Holger, was very frie
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bane989
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Great tour in Berlin!
We had a great private tour Behind the Iron curtain with Alex in Berlin. The 3.5 hours passed really fast because i
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SDTravelingProf
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An Amazing Experience With A Great Storyteller
I had 36 hours in Berlin, and am absolutely thrilled I spent 4 of them with Holger! Holger and I started with the
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TrailBlazer475364
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OUTSTANDING AND INFORMATIVE TOUR OF POTSDAN
Mr. Holger met me, my wife, and daughter at the train station and he gave us a fascinating, fact filled tour of Pot
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egopop
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Great tour!
Walking down the Karl-Marx-Alee is an experience by itself, but doing so with Holger’s historical insights takes it
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Jet05269515516
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Incredible tour!
Incredible tour. Incredible guide who's enthusiasm brings the topic to life. Interest history and covers everythin
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actjones
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I came to Berlin with my husband and my parents who are visiting us in Europe. My husband is very into the topic of
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sasha263
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We (three old friends - German, American, and Russian) thoroughly enjoyed a fascinating kayak through 20th century
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Kayak through 20th century history
We (three old friends - German, American, and Russian) thoroughly enjoyed a fascinating kayak through 20th century
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Lauretta B
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Excellent, flexible, bilingual guide. Very knowledgeable. .
We had a lovely kayak tour along the historic shoreline in Potsdam. Holger is well organised, very nice, and provid
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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