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Berlin City Tours

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Prenzlauer Berg
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Address: Sredzkistr. 36, 10435 Berlin, Germany
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+49 30 22414700

   Make the most of your time in Berlin! Berlin City Tours is the...

   Make the most of your time in Berlin! Berlin City Tours is the biggest online database for tours and activities in Berlin. We organize everything, from airport transfers to bus, walking and bike tours, river cruises, trabant and beer bike trips as well as exclusive private VIP packages. We offer a wide array of sightseeing and guided tours for individuals and groups.

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Get your bearings

Good choice to get one's bearings in a city. Remember that each stop is about 5 - 10 minutes long, so this is not a tour to take if you are in a hurry. It does allow you to get... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Croydon, Australia
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Way too much time spent at stops . So driver can rest and smoke. It takes 2 hours but could be halved if they didn't take 15 minute breaks a lot. Even the commentary with Paul and Richard is strange sense of humour. We walked back from checkpoint Charlie because the driver was really slow.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was told best in Berlin 15 mins between buses ended up being anything up,to 45mins between buses only had 3 buses working this day 1 hour to the 2nd stop then driver was to have 10 mins stop was 25mins instead got off at check point Charlie stop 6 then got back on , had to wait while bus driver... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good choice to get one's bearings in a city. Remember that each stop is about 5 - 10 minutes long, so this is not a tour to take if you are in a hurry. It does allow you to get on and off and explore places you want to visit, and has a good view from top of the bus.... More 

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Probably the worst city tour I've been on, little information about the sights it did stop at and you passed numerous sights that were never mentioned. The best that can be said is it gives you an idea of the geography of the city

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Original Berlin Walks do several walks around Berlin lasting varying lengths of time. The most common is " Famous Walk " which hits most of the main sights and lasts 4 hrs. The others are a bit more specialised themed walks. We did two of these, the " Famous Walk " led by Brian and " 3rd Reich Berlin" hosted... More 

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Excellent hop on hop off tour and the audio commentary was very informative. The view from the top deck gave a really good panorama of the entire city.

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Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Can not recommend this tour with Barnaby highly enough. If you are heading to Berlin this is a good first day tour to give you an idea what you want for the rest of your stay. Barnaby kept the subject light hearted when required but also gave a fascinating insight into the history and current views of Berlin. He was... More 

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West Sussex
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Berlin memorable for all the wrong reasons. First, the bus driver converted out token purchased in the hotel, into completely the wrong type of ticket (a one day instead of a three day, two tour one), and that took ages to sort out. Two of the buses we used had wet seats upstairs where the roof didn't fit properly (being... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

How we regretted boarding this bus tour! Buses are so old they are falling apart, seats and floor are filthy and gross, and drivers only speak German. Spent hours inching through Berlin's infernal traffic on a junkyard bus when we could have seen all the landmarks during a nice walk.

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We booked a day trip to Dresden from Berlin. We had no issues with either the booking nor with the meeting point and the English speaking guide approached us once we arrived at the meeting point. That is when we found out that the tour was in English and in Hebrew but it turned out it is mainly for Hebrew... More 

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Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighbourhood has undergone a greater change than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays, thousands turn the park next to remnants of the wall into a playground for street artists, musicians, and flea market shoppers. This attracts young urban families who enjoy the balance of big city life and small-town comfort. Meanwhile, trendy, young, upper-class visitors from all over the world are attracted to the local high-end shops, cafés, and sophisticated bars and restaurants. The merits of this transformation are a favorite topic of debate around the city, but it makes for some of the best people-watching Berlin has to offer.
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