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Discover Berlin Half-Day Walking Tour

  • 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 9:00am in English
Tour departs from a central meeting point in East Berlin at 9:00am. Tour operates in July with English tour guide.
Morning Tour 10:30am in German
'Tour departs from a central meeting point in East Berlin at 10:30am. Tour operates from April - October with German tour guide.
Morning Tour 10:30am English
'Tour departs from a central meeting point in East Berlin at 10:30am with English tour guide. Tour operates year-round.
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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.
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Reviewed today via mobile
Friendly and informative tour of Berlin

Our your guide Brett took us around all the sites in Berlin and explained the history of them all in great detail. We saw parts of Berlin we didn't expect to see and learned alot l about the place. Would really recommend for people visiting...More

Thank Conor R
Reviewed yesterday

Chose your most comfortable walking shoes because the tour involves a great deal of standing interspersed with bursts of slow-mo walking on unrelenting urban surfaces. Guide - Jess - who quite literally as a student of Germany’s medieval history lives and breathes Berlin. Encyclopaedic knowledge...More

Thank Derettens
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Excellent informative tour with Kyle!

Kyle was an amazing tour guide who had endless interesting information and stories based on German history! This tour is an excellent way for beginners to get around the area and learn more about its history! Would highly recommend to anyone!

Thank mmullan94
Reviewed 3 days ago
Excellent for Berlin beginner and time-tight visitors

The tour covered the most important historical and cultural landmarks in short time, which gave beginner good ideas where to do next if more time is available. For visitors with short time, the tour led you to the most important landmarks. Our guide Kathryn is...More

Thank Rachel Z
Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent tour

Our tour guide Rick brought the arc of Berlin's history to life with much energy and insight. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in learning more about the city's history.

Thank TheBowtieClub
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17 July 2018|
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Response from Joan A | Reviewed this property |
I booked on line simply so that I knew that I would have a place on the tour for myself and my grandson and I printed off the vouchers immediately. I don't think that there was a discount, but I did not think that the price... More
Ruth T
7 July 2018|
Response from heidi r | Reviewed this property |
If you dock in Warnemunde, it's about 3 hrs. from Berlin. If not, get with cruise line to see where you dock. Thos is a Great tour. Very informative. Make sure you were comfy shoes.