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Private WWII Past and Present Tour With a Local

Highlights
  • 4-hour private tour of Berlin past and present
  • Learn more about Berlin’s WWII and Cold War history from an expert guide
  • Visit the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, the Palace of Tears, and Hitler’s Bunker
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Private WWII Past and Present Tour With a Local
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10AM Past & Present Times Tour
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10AM. Discover Berlins must-see spots such as Neue Synagoge, Tränenpalast, Reichstag, The Holocaust Memorial, Fuhrerbunker, Die Hackeschen Hoefe and other hidden gems along the way. Are you ready?!
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11AM Past & Present Times Tour
11AM. Discover Berlins must-see spots such as Neue Synagoge, Tränenpalast, Reichstag, The Holocaust Memorial, Fuhrerbunker, Die Hackeschen Hoefe and other hidden gems along the way. Are you ready?!
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9AM Past & Present Times Tour
9AM. Discover Berlins must-see spots such as Neue Synagoge, Tränenpalast, Reichstag, The Holocaust Memorial, Fuhrerbunker, Die Hackeschen Hoefe and other hidden gems along the way. Are you ready?!
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Overview
Discover Berlin past and present on this private 4-hour sightseeing tour. First, learn about the city’s dark past with a visit to the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, and Hitler’s Bunker. Then, explore the vibrant neighborhood of Mitte; admire architectural highlights such as Museum Island and the Gendarmenmarkt; and tuck into a delicious Currywurst.
What to Expect
Meet your private guide on Oranienburger Strasse in West Berlin and set out to explore the city at your own pace. Pass by the New Synagogue, pausing to admire its striking Moorish architecture, then walk to the nearby Palace of Tears, a former border point between East and West Berlin. Learn more about the divided city during the Cold War years as you explore the exhibition and hear the harrowing tales of how residents attempted to flee from Russian occupied East Berlin into Allied occupied West Berlin.

Next, stop to take photos of the grand Brandenburg Gate, one of the city’s most significant historic monuments, and walk through the moving Holocaust Memorial, a poignant reminder of the city’s dark past. A visit to Hitler’s bunker offers more information about Berlin’s WWII history and the rise of the Nazi party.

Re-fuel with a delicious Currywurst, a popular street food snack of sausage with curry sauce, then move on to discover a different side of the city. Stroll around the Gendarmenmarkt and Bebelplatz, home to some of Berlin’s most impressive architecture, and cross over to the UNESCO-listed Museum Island.

Finally, explore the vibrant urban quarter of Mitte, where your guide will point out little-known attractions including the Missing House on Große Hamburger Strasse and the picturesque Heckmann Höfe.

Your tour ends back at the starting point.

Please note: This tour is private and the itinerary can be customized to suit your interests and preferences.
Reviews (54)
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Interesting Information with Isabel

The morning of the tour I got a message from Isabel to advise that the weather forecast wasn't good and we should seriously consider bringing an umbrella. There were 4 of us in the group and before it started we purchased some Berlin umbrellas. Great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank greencavers
Reviewed 5 days ago
Berlin in a Day

We were challenged with seeing and learning as much of Berlin as we could in 2 days. Apparently that was not as big of a problem as we thought! Miha took us on a walking tour all around the city and taught us more in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank globalhaus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Best Tour Ever!

I highly, highly recommend the World War II: Past and Present Tour! Our personal guide, Kristan, is a wealth of knowledge and shared it with us articulately, intelligently, and with great passion and personality! His vast knowledge and experiences gave us a truly unforgettable experience...More

Thank terriwL2344DK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Betty was great!!

We had a great tour full of interesting information about Berlin both past and present!! It surprised me how much she knew about everything. I would definitely recommend Betty to anyone who wants a more interesting look at Berlin than your standard tour. Thanks Betty!!

Thank Traxian
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
A fantastic tour of Berlin with Nelly!

In every city I visit, I seek out a good walking tour. Nelly's experience as a university professor shines in her tour. All the city is a living museum and she provides much more information than the average tour guide. My teenaged sons loved the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Four hours you can customise the tour to be longer or shorter, but it’s a pretty good balance, everything is quite close together.
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