Explore Berlin: Top Attractions Walking Tour


3 hours (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

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.

Inclusions

  • Local Expert Guide

What to expect

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

Time of tour

10:00 AM

Meeting point

Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin, Germany

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

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

Ticket delivery

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

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Leanne_J
May 2022

Our guide, Iona, was very knowledgeable and the history of Berlin was well explained. The tour was a sobering experience.

Brian_T
May 2022

Brazilian Maria was very knowledgeable. Ensured everyone heard everything and made it more interesting by actively encouraging questions and interaction within the group

John_R
May 2022

All of it! Nick was so engaging and knowledgeable and he really made it memorable, would recommend it to anyone

Alan F
April 2022

Maria our guide was excellent. Very knowledgeable, professional and really insightful. She really bought the history of the city to life and what history it has!

SarahF388
April 2022

Our guide, Maria, was warm, friendly and really informative, ready and able to answer our questions. We learned so much about all the eras of Berlin’s history. Excellent guide and definitely recommend this trip for tourists to Berlin.

espenstene
April 2022

We had Maria D as guide. It was element guiding. It was an eyeopener for me in historian perspektive Learningfull guiding.

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