Explore Berlin: Top Attractions Walking Tour

Berlin, Germany
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See Berlin from an insider’s perspective on this half-day walking tour! With your expert local guide, see Berlin’s main attractions including the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag parliament building and Checkpoint Charlie, as well as the lesser-known places that regular tours usually miss. Learn fascinating facts about Berlin during World War 2 and the Cold War, and listen as your guide explains what life was like for Berlin’s citizens during those turbulent times.

Description

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Berlin Friedrichstrasse Station, Georgenstr. 14/17, 10117 Berlin Germany

Start your tour from our central meeting point

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Palace of Tears, Reichstagufer 17 Mitte, 10117 Berlin Germany

Learn about this Cold War international checkpoint- also known as the Traenenpalast

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Neue Wache, Unter den Linden 4, 10117 Berlin Germany

National memorial site reflecting on war and tyranny

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Humboldt University (Humboldt Universitat), Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin Germany

The location where Marx, Engels and Einstein studied and taught

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Berliner Dom, Am Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin Germany

Biggest church in Berlin, Lustgarten, City Palace (Stadt Schloss) and the Humboldt Forum

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pergamonmuseum, Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin Germany

Learn about Islamic art, the Ishtar Gate, the Market Gate of Miletus

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Neues Museum, Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin Germany

Learn about the Ancient Egyptian collection on a World UNESCO Heritage site

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Altes Museum, Am Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin Germany

Learn about the first museum built in Berlin and the very famous architect, Karl Schinkel

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Stadtschloss Berlin, Schlosspl. 1, 10178 Berlin Germany

The brand new Humboldt Forum. See the reconstructed Hohenzollern family palace

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bebelplatz 1, 10117 Berlin Germany

Be enchanted by the beauty of the 18th century square

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Book Burning Memorial at Bebelplatz, Bebelplatz 1, 10117 Berlin Germany

Stand on the location where the Nazi's burned tens of thousands of books in 1933

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Staatsoper (Berlin), 10117 Berlin, Germany

The beautiful opera house built under Friedrich the Great in 1743

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Konzerthaus, Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin Germany

The spectacular Schinkel concert house completed in 1821

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin Germany

From the period of Berlin's religious tolerance, the Calvinist French Cathedral and the Lutheran German Cathedral

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Checkpoint Charlie, Friedrichstr. 43-45, 10969 Berlin Germany

Cold War civilian and military checkpoint, location of tank stand-off in 1961 between Soviet and American armed forces

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Niederkirchnerstraße, Berlin, Germany

See a 200m long piece of the Berlin Wall

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Detlev-Rohwedder-Haus, Wilhelmstraße 97, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Hermann Göring's airforce ministry, East German house of ministers, German Finance Ministry

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hitler's Bunker, Gertrud-Kolmar-Str. 14, 10117 Berlin Germany

Stand above the location where Hitler spent the last days of WW2- the site of Hilter's bunker

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Cora-Berliner-Strasse 1, 10117 Berlin Germany

Walk through the Memorial dedicated to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Reichstag Building, Platz der Republik 1, 10557 Berlin Germany

German house of Parliament and government quarter

Stop At: Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin Germany

American Embassy, French Embassy, Hotel Adlon, Academy of Fine Arts

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin Germany

The American and French Embassy and the famous Hotel Adlon can all be seen from this square

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions

  • Local Expert Guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entry/Admission - Berliner Dom
  • Entry/Admission - Pergamonmuseum
  • Entry/Admission - Neues Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Altes Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Detlev-Rohwedder-Haus

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • NB!!** PLEASE CHECK DEPARTURE DETAILS FOR EXACT MEETING POINT LOCATION!
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 29 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Operates

Daily

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

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