Our all-in-one tour!
We cover ALL the main sights in the city center:
see the Berlin Wall, stand above the site of
Hitler's bunker, walk through the Brandenburg
Gate and see a HUGE amount more!
(» see the list).
Our guides' superb story-telling skills weave the
themes of Prussian, Imperial, Nazi, Cold War
and 21st century Berlin into a detailed narrative,
using the latest historical research.
"… we were all
educated better than any textbook to the
complex history of this fascinating capital… not only informative, but controversial and
thought-provoking… EVERYONE on the tour felt totally involved." MS
Our Aim: to inform AND entertain! (Superficiality is not
our style.) And to make your stay in Berlin unforgettable!!
- how a swampy fishing village became an Imperial Capital
- why the Reichstag fire in 1933 set the stage for Hitler’s rise to power
- stand above Hitler's bunker, find out why there’s nothing left to see of this or any other Nazi leader’s shelter; visit the sites of the SS and Gestapo Headquarters
- walk through the extraordinary new Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, designed by Peter Eisenman
- find out why the Nazis burnt books on Bebelplatz in May 1933
- how Hollywood star, Marlene Dietrich, was "discovered" in her home city
- where Albert Einstein taught, before Nazism forced him to leave Berlin
- how and why Berlin was divided after the war
- why the Royal Palace was blown up after the war and the controversy over its
- who built the Wall in 1961 and the momentous events of its fall in 1989
- visit a former "Ghost Station", where East German border guards once patrolled
- where successful escapes were made over the Wall; see remains of the Wall and
follow its path, the "Deathstrip" to Checkpoint Charlie – find out the role this crossing
point played in the Cold War
- how Potsdamer Platz went from wasteland to commercial hub of 21st century Berlin!
- Choice of meeting points: Zoo Station (West) or Hackescher Markt (East)
- Finish in Berlin’s most beautiful square, Gendarmenmarkt, a short walk from the Checkpoint Charlie Museum
- Receive a copy of our Berlin city map, with info on public transport and the best of Berlin's museums, hostels and restaurants!
From Meeting Point West
April thru' October: Daily 10am and 1.30pm
November thru' March: Daily 10.00am
» Meeting Point West: taxi stand outside Zoo station (Bhf. Zoologischer Garten)
From Meeting Point East
April thru' October: Daily 10.30am and 2.00pm
November thru' March: Daily 10.30am
» Meeting Point East: outside Restaurant Weihenstephaner, opposite
Hackescher Markt S-Bahn station
Prices: € 12.00; under 26 year olds/retirees € 10.00; Welcome Card/ CityTour Card/ ISIC holders: € 9.00
Duration: c. 4 hours from Meeting Point West. If you join us here, please bring a rail pass
or buy one from the guide (€ 2.30). From Meeting Point East, it is all walking