All about Berlin on foot and public transportation
Berlin is a combination of grit and glamour, culture and techno, tangible, wrenching history and a vibrant present that has not forgotten its past. This private panoramic tour is best for first time visitors and will give you a well rounded impression of what is most important.
Discover the surprising origins of this green metropolis and get a feel of how the city grew through the centuries into the Prussian empire to end up as the most inspiring, progressive and tolerant city in Europe between the two world wars. Then came the downfall and Hitler's megalomaniac plans to create "Germania", the capital of the Thousand Year Reich. All this is indeed still visible today. We will trace not only the Berlin Wall but all important sights and monuments as well as discover how Berliners live today and how the city that never rests is constantly re-inventing itself.
* This tour can also be delivered using private transportation, please contact me before booking it for vehicle availability - Price subject to change
Berlin Wall (original)
Topography of terror - former SS and Gestapo HQ
The former site of Hilters Bunker
Boulevard Unter den Linden
Book Burning Memorial
Forum Friedericianum (Berlin of Frederic the Great)
Berlin City Palace (being reconstructed)
Berlin City Hall
Museums Island & Cathedral
Central Train Station
West Berlin - Zoologischer Garten
Reichstag & Chancellry
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting location: I will meet you at your centrally located hotel or agreed upon location.
End location: End location: Tour ends at city centre, your centrally located hotel or at an agreed upon location.
Duration: 5 hours
This tour can be planed as a walking tour using public transportation or done with a hired vehicle with driver at an additional cost.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
8 EUR - is the cost per person for an all day ticket for all public transportation. 19,90 EUR ist the price of an all day ticket for small groups up to 5 people.
Germany does not allow tour guides to drive hired cars or minivans. This service must be given by two persons. A hired car always has a driver.
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Karin was a terrific guide....her love for her city of Berlin and an acute knowledge of the historic and political impacts of Berlin made our first day in the city one we will long remember. I can highly recommend Karin to anyone looking to explore Berlin with a seasoned and knowledgeable guide.