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Explore Berlin Private Tours

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Address: Simplonstrasse 44, 10437 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 160 8132795
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Description: Explore Berlin is tourism at its best. Jessica Cartwright is one of the...
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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Amazing Tour of Berlin

Touring with Jessica was amazing!! She is passionate about Berlin and it's history and makes you fall in love with the city too. I cannot wait to go back and see some more with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Derry, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Touring with Jessica was amazing!! She is passionate about Berlin and it's history and makes you fall in love with the city too. I cannot wait to go back and see some more with her again!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I enjoyed the cold war tour with Jessica a lot. It's my second time to Berlin, but this time the experience is very different. I get to learn a lot more about the past of this vibrant city. Thanks to Jessica who provides very informative and details about what had happened in Berlin. She spices up the history with some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great tour, Jessica is really passionate about Berlin and the citys history and gave us an amazing day! ----------------

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This was my second time touring Berlin with Jessica. The first time was with students and now it was with adults. She is so passionate, knowledgeable and flexible. She met us at the train station, took us to our hostel and gave us restaurant tips. When the tour was over, she made sure that we knew how to get to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

If you are even thinking of traveling to Berlin one day, BOOK HER IMMEDIATELY. Jessica Cartwright was the most intelligent and wonderful tour guide I have ever had. Trilingual, she has also lived in Sweden and NYC, leading us through the city of Berlin with enthusiasm and gusto. I can see why she has such passion for the city. She... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Jessica at Explore Berlin is curious, spontaneous and well-informed - genuinely interested in Berlin. She is easy to like and she makes you feel comfortable. She is flexible and adapts to customer needs. You will get value for money. //Susan

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Hastings on Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We toured Berlin with Jessica Cartwright and thoroughly enjoyed it. We use guides all the time, and she was one of the best. A pleasure to be with, incredibly knowledgeable, considerate of our time. I wish we had more time to be with her.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I are deeply grateful for Jessica's availability when we arrived in Berlin and how well she organized and conducted our tour of Berlin. It was indeed a pleasure and an honor to spend two days with Jessica. She structured our tour according to our interests and accommodated my husband's need to walk slowly with a walking stick. In two days... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

If you want to experience a comprehensive, interesting, fun and exciting day in Berlin, make sure you book a tour with Jessica. From the very first email I sent to Jessica to inquire about the tour, she was enthusiastic and helpful. We had a wonderful day touring with Jessica with just the right mix of history, anecdotes, and tips for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Fantastic tour with a very knowledgeable and friendly guide. Jessica had the hard task of showing us Berlin while avoiding too much reference to WWII and she managed admirably with a fun and informative walking tour. Thoroughly recommended. S M Stuart (author: Two of a Mind)

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Mitte
The center of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighborhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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