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East Berlin and Cold War Half-Day Walking Tour provided by Original Berlin Walks

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East Berlin and Cold War Half-Day Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 07/13/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/13/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Discover East Berlin on this half-day walking tour with a guide. Explore the capital city's main attractions such as the Berlin Wall, Alexanderplatz, and the secret police's headquarters. Plus, see significant points along the wall including where it came down in 1989. And learn what life was like for citizens of the German Democratic Republic during the war.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Neue Promenade 3
Neue Promenade 3, 10178 Berlin, GermanyIn front of the Starbucks across from the S-Bahn "Hackescher Markt"
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    Hackescher Markt
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Berlin Friedrichstrasse Station
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 3
    Friedrichstrasse
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 4
    Palace of Tears
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 5
    Russische Botschaft
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 6
    Brandenburg Gate
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 7
    Pariser Platz
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 8
    Memorial of the Berlin Wall
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 9
    Platz des 9. November 1989
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Alexanderplatz
10178 Berlin, Germany
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Highlights
  • This tour is perfect for history buffs looking to learn more
  • You’ll be able to touch the remains of the Berlin Wall on this tour
  • Get an understanding of what life was like for Germans during this time
  • Meet at a convenient location by public transportation
Important Information
Departure Point
Neue Promenade 3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Duration
4h
Return Details
Alexanderplatz, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Berlin Transport AB Zone pass (approx 7.00 Euros)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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c0mben wrote a review Jan 2020
Mackay, Australia8 contributions1 helpful vote
Every tourist to Berlin should seriously consider doing this tour to gain some understanding of what the people of Berlin have experienced. Kyle was our fabulous guide and she shared so much historical and anecdotal information. It was 4 hours very well spent.
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Ruth Cardy wrote a review Jan 2020
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom2 contributions
Really enjoyed this tour with Lyndsey. Gave us a great insight into life behind the wall and the history of how and why it went up and it’s ultimate demise in 1989. Lyndsey really brought it to life with real life stories and informative history. We visited many sights and
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Curious621229 wrote a review Jan 2020
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Our guide Sam was excellent . He gave us very informative explanations and opinions about the history of Berlin .He had a great sense of humour as well as a serious side when explaining some of Berlins dark history.We all learned a lot and had a great time. He stayed late, on
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Spike Lemmer wrote a review Dec 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa72 contributions30 helpful votes
Berlin Cold War walking tour organised by Cost Saver Tours. Tour director was Tammy Coetzee. This tour company really offers excellent value for money. We were guided by Wouter from Walking Tours of Berlin. He was an absolutely stunningly well versed with the history of
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Magnús Þ wrote a review Dec 2019
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We had a wery good experience, walking in east Berlin with Sarah our personal guide. We alredy knew a litte about east Berlin, but this trip deepened our knowledge in this area. We had a great time. Thank you Sarah.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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LesleyE99
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5 star tour with Sarah!
We toured Berlin September 23 with Original Berlin Walks and had Sarah as our guide. She was fabulous - her Englis
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melanieo153
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Amazing
What an incredible, informative experience for our entire family. Our guide was doing her doctoral research on this
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Leytongirl99
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Fascinating exploration of Berlin
Seb was our guide, and he was excellent. He was able to explain a vast amount of history, with clarity and sensiti
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DavidWent
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Discover Berlin 4hr Walk
I booked the 4hr Discover Berlin Tour in English on my first morning in the city to get an idea of where everything
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763joannej
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Excellent walking tour
Excellent, Sam was brilliant as our tour guide, learned so much about the history of Berlin. Would recommend.
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LeneV39
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Great!
It was the best city walk, we ever experienced. The guide, Amy, was great, knowing and spoke with great enthusiasm!
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55keitho
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Very enjoyable day
Really enjoyed my trip around Berlin. The guide Campbell was full of useful information. Would recommend to anyone
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T C
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Great tour if you’re interested in modern history
Berlin was at the centre of some of the Western Hemisphere’s most significant events in the 20th century. Sam helpe
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alannal2019
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Fantastic Tour - 5 Stars!
This was one of the best tours I have ever done. Lynsey our tour guide was FANTASTIC - equal parts knowledgeable, w
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Discover Berlin Walk
Our guide for the Discover Berlin walk was Georgia. This walk begins on Museum Island and ends at the Brandenberg G
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gabimrodrigues
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Definitely recommend.
Amazing tour! Beth, our Guide was incredibly knowledgeable. The tour is worth so much more than what you pay for!
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sebastianzaid
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Missold a tour that is no longer running
No one turned up at the time and place advertised. We waited half hour and then called the head office and they tol
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Jonathan C
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Brilliant - Kyle (guide) was excellent
Brilliant tour - Kyle (our tour guide) brought the tour and history to life - witty and informative at the same tim
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F3109MUelenap
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Half-Day Tour in Berlin
The tour was amazing and very informative. The guide (Sam Z) was super helpful and nice. He gave some useful tips n
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865catb
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A must do in Berlin!
Dave was an amazing tour guide! I learned so much about the city and history. He was friendly, helpful, and kept no
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