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Discover Berlin Half-Day Walking Tour

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  • Guided walking tour highlights Mitte landmarks in just half a day
  • Hear in-depth historical commentary about each stop
  • Overview of Berlin on foot gives you ideas for return visits
Discover Berlin Half-Day Walking Tour
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Morning Tour 10:30am EnglishMost Popular
'Tour departs from a central meeting point in East Berlin at 10:30am with English tour guide. Tour operates year-round.
Afternoon Tour 2pm in English
Tour departs from a central meeting point in East Berlin at 2pm with English tour guide.
Morning Tour 10:30am in German
Tour departs from a central meeting point in East Berlin at 10:30am with German tour guide.
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See many of Berlin's most important landmarks and highlights, with informative commentary from your guide, on this half-day walking tour of Mitte. Learn insider information on the German city's different eras, stretching from modern times back through the Cold War, Nazi, Imperial, and Prussian time periods. Other stops on this jam-packed guided tour include Checkpoint Charlie, the Holocaust Memorial, the rebuilt Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, and the Berlin Wall.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group outside of the centrally located Hackescher Markt S-Bahn station. Take off on foot through the city's Mitte district, packed with historic highlights and landmarks.

Walk down Berlin’s Unter den Linden boulevard while listening to an introductory overview of Berlin's history, from its founding to the modern era. Next stops include the Berlin State Library, Neue Wache, the Reichstag, and Pariser Platz.

Imagine what it was like for citizens to pass through Checkpoint Charlie between East and West Berlin, as well as visit Bebelplatz, where the Nazis burned banned books in 1933. Spend some time strolling along the Berlin Wall, and then stop at the Topography of Terror Museum, situated at the former Gestapo and SS Headquarters.

The tour's last stops are Potsdamer Platz, the Friedrichstrasse, and the Gendarmenmarkt. Walk away with a city map including information about other things to do during your stay in Berlin.
Reviews (1,880)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fabulous Overview of Berlin

Kevin kept us on pace to discover the highlights of Berlin in 4.5 hours. Excellent historical view of a city with a very different history than most European Capitals. We booked this for our first day and it was an excellent priori the city geography...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Half day walk with Wouter - AMAZING!!!

From the first introduction, Wouter (“wow ter”) laid the ground work and provided an excellent history lesson which really helped set up what we can expect to see. He really helped us process what happened to Berlin over the years from Nazi Germany to the...More

Thank kimojws
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had Izzy as our tour guide and she was excellent! She provided fascinating details about the city and its history. You can tell how passionate she was about Berlin while she talked. Definitely would recommend to anyone visiting Berlin!

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 3 days ago
Stimulating and thoughtful introduction to downtown Berlin

No better way to start your visit to Berlin. Great way to see the main areas of central Berlin and perhaps shortlist some more in-depth visits. Gregor B was brilliant a guide, sharing personal stories and opinions with wit and grace, engaging with a wide...More

Thank ccej1964
Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent introduction to berlin

Jess, our guide, was so engaging and intelligent. He knew the history of this city and shared his wealth of knowledge with us. He answered all questions and pointed out fascinating parts of the city. We saw all the highlights of the city, from Brandenburg...More

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21 October 2018|
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Response from Simon_Draper | Reviewed this property |
No we didn’t - we didn’t go inside much to be honest but it was the best walking tour we’ve ever done - but that was partly down to the individual presenter
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21 October 2018|
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Response from RCOpinion | Reviewed this property |
No you can just show up but most people pre book online. They take a maximum 30 people per group but based on pre-bookings usually show up with more than 1 guide.
20 October 2018|
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Response from Bill G | Reviewed this property |
Around 4.5 hours.