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Behind The Berlin Wall: The Story of a Divided City

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    What to Expect
    In the first part of the tour we will speak about the basics - the historical background, the first days of the division and the structure of the Berlin Wall. We will do that next to Checkpoint Charlie and the Topography of Terror museum, where we will see an authentic part of the wall and one of the border crossigns between east and west.

    From there we will go a place called The Palace of Tears - a preserved border crossing next to a train station, where we would start speakign about everyday life in the divided city, and enter the museum opened there. We will visit a border train station which was closed for 29 years, where we will see how the underground rail system was divided.

    In the wall memorial in Bernauer Str. we will see where some escape tunnels were located and try to understand how the life of the people there looked like when one bank was in the east, and the other in the west.

    We will finish at the East Side Gallery, where we will speak about the remembrance of the Berlin Wall nowadays.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The tour starts on Checkpoint Charlie (the corner of Friedrichstr. and Zimmerstr.). 
    Hotel Pickup can be arrange with prior agreement, available for selected hotels only.
    Departure Time
    Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday during daytime.
    Return Details
    The tour will end at the East Side Gallery, close to Ostbahnhof station.
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
    • Public Transport Ticket (Day Pass Berlin AB)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • Zahi - Berlin Tour Guide
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
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