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Explore Berlin Tours

Simplonstr. 44, 10245 Berlin, Germany
+49 160 8132795
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Genuine Interest in her Information and her Clients

Jessica isn’t like most tour guides we’ve spent time with. Yes like many she’s very informative... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derek L
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North Vancouver, Canada
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Great Bespoke Tour

Jessica is an excellent personal guide. Three of us engaged her for the tour and she made sure that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kevin T
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Explore Berlin is tourism at its best. Jessica Cartwright is one of the most sought after guides in the city - not only because of her in depth knowledge of past and present Berlin but also for the phenomenal way in which she conveys its history with spirit, suspense and compassion. To fully appreciate the Berlin of today, Jessica navigates you through the many layers of its diverse past. From its swampy origins to the rise of the Prussian army, through Hitler’s megalomaniacal vision for a new world capital to the communist totalitarian regime that led to division and the construction of the Berlin wall. Come and experience Berlin through her stories of the city and its people as they stood at the gates of history with her “multimedia” props and passionate recounting of some of history’s most pivotal moments.
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Simplonstr. 44, 10245 Berlin, Germany
Friedrichshain
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+49 160 8132795
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jessica isn’t like most tour guides we’ve spent time with. Yes like many she’s very informative. But she goes beyond that. She is generally interested in her clients and who they are, what they like, and how they feel. It was if a family friend...More

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ExploreBerlin, Chef at Explore Berlin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Derek, thank you so much for your lovely review. You are easy people to like and taking you around felt like hanging out with good friends, so thank YOU! I hope our paths will cross again. Please pass on my best to your lovely ladies....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jessica is an excellent personal guide. Three of us engaged her for the tour and she made sure that she could try to accommodate all our respective interests in the given time. It all starts with a conversation at our hotel before we start out...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling with 2 kids (ages 9 and 12) and planned on sightseeing on our own for our first day in Berlin. However, after seeing how much the kids got out of our guides in other cities, I reached out to Jessica to see...More

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ExploreBerlin, Chef at Explore Berlin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review Sandi, I am glad it all worked out so well. Hope your foot is recovering well. All the best!

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Our group of four engaged Jessica for two full days of touring....the first day devoted to exploring the history and architecture of Berlin and the second day devoted to Potsdam. Jessica was the consummate professional guide....incredibly knowledgeable, very engaging, thoughtful in ensuring our needs were...More

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ExploreBerlin, Chef at Explore Berlin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Dear Richard, thank you kindly for your lovely review. I had such a great time showing you Berlin and Potsdam and I am already looking forward to your return. All my very best, Jessica

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Jessica was an incredible guide during our class trip. She guided us through the inner city of Berlin and sachenhausen. Her enthusiastic personality really brought everyone along and made us wanting to learn more. She really was an amazing guide and me and my class...More

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ExploreBerlin, Chef at Explore Berlin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Very interesting bus tour of Berlin. All historic places covered. Really good guide. Jessica Cartwright.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

My wife and I took the Third Reich tour with Jessica. We visited a lot of historical places and learned a lot!!! She is an excellent tour guide. She is as knowledgeable as a professor but very enthusiastic. Her historical knowledge and acumen are very...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

a thourough and engaging guiding of Berlin. All questions answered, all requests fullfilled, good sense of humor. The city and its' sites get so much more alive with Jessica. Something for everybody - irrespectable if you are a first time visitor or have been to...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic tour with Jessica. She is very enthusiastic and professional. She adapts easily to the people she is talking to. Visiting Berlin with 2 boys 17 and 19 was great with her, as she managed to keep them interested with lots of...More

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ExploreBerlin, Ägare at Explore Berlin Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you dearest Caroline for your kind words, I very much enjoyed touring with you and your "boys". I loved how engaged you all were and especially taking part of your own personal stories. Thank you for sharing, it makes my job so much fun!...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Did a fantastic job both in Swedish and English. If i had only had her in histiry classes in school, then i might have actually listened:-)

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reenabhakta
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Hello reenabhakta (as your real name was not revealed LOL), I would have availability on the 17th of July if that would work for you? All the best, Jessica
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Julie H
29 March 2018|
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Response from ExploreBerlin | Property representative |
Hi Julie, Thank you for message, I have just emailed you. My email is info at exploreberlintours com. You can also find me through my website listed here on TripAdvisor. All the best, Jessica
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Sorry I meant Jessica I got your name wrong sorry
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