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“Brilliant tour of Jewish Berlin”

Private Tour Berlin
Ranked #38 of 398 Tours in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Private bespoke Tours Berlin and Potsdam. Customized motor and walking tours with your English-speaking local guide, bespoken itineraries. We don't match people or build any bigger groups. - For individuals - groups of all sizes, school trips... - By Sedan, Minivan, Bus and on Foot - You decide on date, time, duration and topic - Private Berlin Shore Excursions for Baltic Cruise Passengers - Pick-up/Transfer from airport, train station, hotel... My team of professional guides and I will take you to the most interesting and outstanding sights as well as to some hidden places off the beaten path. Naturally all tours may be custom tailored to your interests and needs. Welcome to Berlin! Harald Zawuski, member of the Berlins Guides Association.
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Harald was knowledgeable, never boring, always informative and with great command of English. We stayed in Mitte, in the former east Berlin so we could walk to most of the sights we were interested in, with Harald telling us general things about east Berlin as we went. I've been responsible for tour groups and on the receiving end of many, many guides - Harald is one of the best.

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Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Harald gave us an excellent overview of the highlights of Berlin. He spoke both fluently and factually guiding us in a modern clean vehicle. Not only would we have been unable to visit so much in 4 hours by ourselves but being told the history of each location added infinitely more to our experience. It was a pleasure to visit Berlin due to the expertise of our guide and the entire family learnt more about the history of Germany in a day than we ever learnt in a history class!

Thank Melissa R
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Reviewed June 16, 2014

Last week we spent a day in Berlin touring with Harald as our guide. It was fabulous. Harald had us picked up at the cruise dock and driven to Berlin proper. The driver and car were both perfect. As Harald said his tour of five hours would seem like only two hours.

We saw both the German and Jewish sights and could not have asked for a better historian than Harald. We got a wonderful sense of both the old and new Berlin.

We enjoyed every moment of our day with Harald and would certainly give him five stars....Marjorie G.

2  Thank Marjorie G
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Reviewed June 11, 2014

My wife and I had a five hour private tour with Harald and a driver and it was a great way to see the city and learn its history. Harald is an excellent guide and he showed us some very interesting places tucked away in alleys that we would never have found. His album of pictures of before and after the war are very telling and he is very knowledgeable and organized. Our emphasis was WWII and the Cold War and Harald did not disappoint. I would highly recommend using Harald when in Berlin.

2  Thank Paul D
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very much enjoyed the 3 hour walking tour we had with Harald. Informative, well planned and just the right mix of facts and chat made the time pass all too quickly. It really gave us a good basis to enjoy the rest of the weekend in Berlin. The photo pack he carried to show the former Berlin from various standpoints was a clever idea and a real bonus. Would definitely recommend Harald.

Thank Paul E
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