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Explore Berlin: Top Attractions Walking Tour

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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.
Highlights
  • Check off top Berlin attractions in a single tour, saving valuable vacation time
  • Guide's commentary reveals facts you might not have discovered on your own
  • Get to know the street scene from the ground up; find places to return later in your trip
  • Stop at hidden gems that many other tours miss
What to Expect
Choose to begin your walking tour in East Berlin (meet your guide at the Hackescher Markt train station) or in West Berlin (meet at the Zoologischer Garten train station). If you choose to start your tour in West Berlin, please bring a valid train ticket. With your guide leading you, embark on a stroll through the German capital. Listen to a detailed narrative of Berlin's history, from the times of the Teutonic Knights to its modern incarnation as a cosmopolitan metropolis. Explore highlights such as Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate, and the Reichstag Building. Plus, visit fascinating sites many visitors miss, such as Unter den Linden, the Easter German Government Quarter, and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Your tour concludes near Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag Building.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Hardenbergplatz, Berlin, Germany
2: Am Zwirngraben 4, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Duration
4h
Return Details
Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Inclusions
  • Local Expert Guide
  • Free map of Berlin
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Berlin Transport AB Zone ticket (approx 2,70 euros) (for tour departing from West Berlin)
  • Entry/Admission - Museum Island
  • Entry/Admission - Berliner Dom
  • Entry/Admission - Topography of Terror
  • Entry/Admission - Detlev-Rohwedder-Haus
  • Entry/Admission - Reichstag Building
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If you join the tour in West Berlin (Zoo Station) please bring a Berlin Transport AB Zone ticket (2,70 euros) or ask your guide for assistance
  • If you join the tour from the East, no public transport ticket is required
  • Please note that the West and East Berlin tours are the same tour, just from different meeting points
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely poured, was freezing cold at times and was 4 hours long. But boy was it packed with incredible sights and fascinating insights. Chloe our guide was a real expert. I can’t recommend this trip highly enough!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group of 4 recently had a great walking tour with Maria. Maria and the tour was insightful, informative and above all entertaining. Although 4 hours may seem like a long time, the tour breezed right by. The tour provides a great introduction to the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great and fun tour seeing all the important sites of the city and the guide Chloe just wonderfully patient and smiling

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank young760
John O, Manager at Insider Tour, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for choosing Insider Tour! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Chloe! We hope you went on to have a fantastic stay in Berlin and wish you many happy returns! All the best, Sophie

Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I had a wonderful, insightful and educational tour with Martin. He was a wonderful guide - very knowledgable and personable. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone interested!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Phyllis D
Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked this tour for the first morning of our first day in Berlin, and I was so pleased I did. Taylor was our guide and took us to lots of historical buildings and was very knowledgeable. Even gave us a mini History lesson at...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Alan J
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Response from robf724 | Reviewed this property |
The tour us free but they collect voluntary contributions at the end so I would guess they need a large group to make it viable.
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Yes there are and they are very knowledgeable.
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Hi when you book online you can see time slot which is suitable for you . Usually they start 30 mins earlier than your selected as mine was suppose to start at 10:30 but I reached at 10 then they put me with group which... More
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