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Yoav Sapir Private Tours

Akazienstr. 10, Berlin, Germany
+49 178 1962147
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Ranked #16 of 250 Activities in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: My name is Yoav Sapir and I'm a professional, authorized tour guide in Berlin, as well as a journalist, lecturer and translator. I specialize on Jewish Tours in Berlin for both hotel as well as cruise guests. My wife Natalie, a historian and a research assistant at the local university, is also guiding with me.

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Being with Yoav is like taking an interactive history class! My husband and I have just spent two days with him being guided through Berlin. Yoav doesn't allow one minute to go by without using it for a teaching moment! This was a powerful and poignant two days of discovery... We could not have done this alone! Thank you!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We spent 5 hours with Yoav and driver on October 27,2014. This allowed us the time to see historic sites in Berlin, Wannsee and Grunewald and to have flexibility on time spent at each site. We were also able to visit places in Berlin that would not have been possible in a tour bus. Yoav's expertise helped us review a... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We spent 2 days in Berlin with Yoav--going to the major sites one would expect, but also spending time in locations certainly not on the top 10 in guidebooks. I think the latter are what we will remember most. Yoav excels at conveying the context of what happened where, and in introducing his guests to a Berlin that is lively... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

We are a family of six adults from Israel, we spent two half days with Yoav, he was very pleasant, knowledgable and friendly, open to every question, we enjoyed the time we had with him .. We would'nt have been able to learn as much by doing it ourselves. Inselberg Family.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

On 1 October 2014, my wife and I undertook a combined "Berlin Highlights" and "Jewish Quarter" tour with Natalie Sapir. Natalie provided us with an absolutely fascinating and enjoyable seven hour experience that we will remember with appreciation for many days to come. Natalie is an excellent guide who is, not only knowledgeable, but passionate about her city. Her friendly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My son and I had a one day private tour with Yoav which was tailored made to our interests. So, Yoav managed to accommodate a 19 year old and a much older 54 year old with no problem and a lot of fun - despite the grim focus of our tour. Yoav covered much ground and we saw things that... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We spent a great 4 hours with Yoav upon arrival in Berlin. I contacted him thru his website a couple of months before the trip and he was very accommodating to respond to my requests regarding timing and itinerary. He met us at our hotel and we walked for about 4 hours thru the Mitte area visiting many different sites... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

We did two tours with Yoav, one highlighting the major sites of Berlin with special emphasis on postwar divided Berlin from the East and West perspectives and the other concentrating on the old Jewish community and the holocaust. Both tours were lively, engaging, informative and filled with just the right amount of information to be enlightens but not overwhelmed. Yoav... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We thought we would spend a couple of jet lagged hours learning about Berlin. Instead we were fascinated for 6 hours (we kept asking for more) seeing sights and learning about history, art, current events as well as hidden nuances. Great guide!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We took a Jewish tour of Berlin with Yoav. He was an excellent guide and extremely knowledgeable. Although our tour was specifically related to the Jewish History of Berlin, Yoav has a tremendous depth of knowledge related to Berlin and all of German History. He did not just take us to places, he explained the significance and meaning of each... More

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