Traveler Reviews of Private Tours in Warnemunde-Rostock-Germany by Tour Guide Karin H. (Guide #19180)


Laura Marrero

United States
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Tour: #282820, Potsdam Private Tour with a Mercedes Minivan and Driver, Berlin, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Oct 19/18

We spent three days touring Berlin and Potsdam with Karin and Juergen. It was like having friends show you around their city, quite comfortable and easy. They make a great team, Karin as guide and Juergen driving, however it quickly becomes obvious that Juergen is much more than a driver. He is an historian with a mind full of interesting bits of pertinent information. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with this great team and would recommend them when you are visiting Berlin!

Laura Marrero

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin - It deserves your attention!, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Oct 18/18

Laura Marrero

United States
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Tour: #293473, Fascinating Neighbourhoods, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Oct 17/18

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello Laura, Jürgen and I had a great time with you. Jürgen is really a great historian and we enjoy conveying Berlin's history to our guests. Have a safe trip back and hope to be able to welcome you again! Karin and Jürgen

Robert S.

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin - It deserves your attention!, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Sep 30/18

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.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello Bob, It was so much fun and the time went by so quickly. I am very glad that the S trains were no problem and that you had a great time getting around. All the best for you. Karin

Zoe Anderson

Australia
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Tour: #282671, Highlights of Jewish Berlin Private Tour, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Sep 25/18

Karin was fabulous! We loved our private guided tour in Berlin. Karin was informative and a delight to spend time with. Berlin is such an interesting city and it was amazing to hear it from a locals perspective. Thankyou for sharing your beautiful city with us Karin. I'd highly recommend this tour and Karin as a guide.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you! I enjoyed our time in Berlin as well; it was a lot of fun. I also enjoyed our conversation about everything! Have a great time with the rest of you stay! Karin

Kristi Gerding

Vinemont, ALABAMA, United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin - It deserves your attention!, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Sep 18/18

If I could give Karin 10 stars I would!! She had such a vast amount of knowledge of history and she took the time to show me as much as possible in the amount of time we had available. She's such a pleasant person and adjusted if needed as we went along. Learned so much about Berlin I didn't know. I highly recommend Karin anytime you need a guide! I will be back I hope and defiantly will call Karin!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Kristi, Thank you. I enjoyed our walk through Berlin and your interest in everything. I had a great time and look forward to whenever we can get together again! Have a wonderful time with the rest of your travels! Karin

Tore Simonsen

Norway
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Tour: #411572, Private and Flexible with a chauffer and minivan, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Sep 15/18

Very knowledgeable and nice guide. Can definetly recommend Karin for others! :)

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Tore. We had fun with you! Karin

Shawn Masich

United States
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Tour: #282820, Potsdam Private Tour with a Mercedes Minivan and Driver, Berlin, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Aug 26/18

My wife and I had an amazing day with Karin and Jurgen. They showed us all the beautiful sites of Potsdam. We could not have asked for better guides. Karin was extremely knowledgeable about all the palaces, gardens, and historical sites throughout the area. We also had lots of laughs and exchanged stories and cultural experiences. Karin and Jurgen begin the tour as our guides and ended our tour as friends.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Shawn and Kiran, we enjoyed the day with you very much, the great conversations and the laughs. Thank you!

Joyce W.

Germany
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Tour: #411572, Private and Flexible with a chauffer and minivan, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Aug 25/18

Guide understood what I wanted and delivered. I especially appreciated that guide shared personal knowledge of some areas and personal recommendations. I highly tecommend guide.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Joyce, thank you and we had a great time showing you the parts of Berlin that are off the beaten track. Enjoy the city! Karin

Yana Rudakov

United States
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Tour: #411572, Private and Flexible with a chauffer and minivan, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jul 31/18

OMG, where do I start? Karin was absolutely amazing. She was very knowledgeable and showed us sights of Berlin that we didn't even have on our list. She showed us the Berlin that everyone should see. We truly enjoyed our tour and we will never forget Karin or Berlin. She was very open to our needs and desires and made suggestions in how we can see the most places in the short time that we had. We would not have seen half the places on our own without Karin. She made our day and trip very memorable.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Yana,thank you. It was a unique and memorable experience for us as well. We enjoyed showing you everything and we still talk about it. All the best to you from Berlin. Karin

Claude Daoust

Canada
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Tour: #282672, The Berlin Wall - Private Tour, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jul 6/18

We had a great time with Karin and Yorgen (our driver) - visited off the path sites, so much information to take in, Karin really knows her stuff but Yorgen was my car guy (Mercedes, Audi etc). I would not hesitate one instant to recommend this tour guide. The concentration camp was our favorite albeit very disturbing site. We even received a history lesson on our hotel. 5 stars

Mary Jane Cope Ingalls

United States
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Tour: #411572, Private and Flexible with a chauffer and minivan, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 27/18

Karin is a masterful storyteller giving breathe and life to historical information. I wanted a full-day private tour for 5 people that encompassed everything from ancient art, architecture, the Wall, the Great Wars topped off with fabulous food and beer. Karin's tour was everything for which I had hoped. Thank you, Karin. Sincerely Mary Jane B

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Mary Jane, Thank you and I had a wonderful time taking you through all that history. You were such a great group and I had a lot of fun! All the best to all of you! Karin

Henry Ku

Hong Kong
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Tour: #411572, Private and Flexible with a chauffer and minivan, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 26/18

Karin and driver are friendly taking good care of us and answer all questions clearly with good knowledge. Timing is perfect. They adjust our itineraries to our needs

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello Henry, thank you and we certainly enjoyed showing you all around Berlin! All the best to you! Karin

Eleesha Pereira

Australia
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 21/18

Karin was brilliant! We had a great morning with her and we learnt soooo much. Karin's knowledge of the history of Berlin was second to none. Highly recommend Karin.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Eleesha, thank you and I enjoyed taking you through the multilayered history of Berlin and I so enjoyed how your children took it all in. All the best and sucess yo you! Karin

Mike Siegel

Pittsburgh, PA., United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin - It deserves your attention!, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 10/18

Karin was very knowledgeable and enjoyable. She is the type of guide I would hope to get again!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Mike, thank you and I enjoyed spending the day with all of you!! Have great future travels! Karin

Albert Antelman

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin - It deserves your attention!, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 9/18

Nice person and very knowledgeable

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello Albert, thank you and I remember the very nice day and conversations we had. Warmest greetings from Berlin. Karin

Jim Murakami

United States
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Tour: #282672, The Berlin Wall - Private Tour, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 6/18

Jim Murakami

United States
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Tour: #282820, Potsdam Private Tour with a Mercedes Minivan and Driver, Berlin, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 5/18

Prachi Parikh

India
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Tour: #282820, Potsdam Private Tour with a small bus and Driver, Berlin, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: May 16/18

Prachi Parikh

India
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Tour: #411572, Private and Flexible with a chauffer and a small bus, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: May 15/18

Craig P.

United States
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Tour: #412206, Shore Excursion - Saschsenhausen & Berlin, Warnemünde, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany    view tour
Date: May 12/18

Karin (and Jurgen) were spectacular ! We've had tour guides from all over the world and this couple was truly the BEST with whom we've ever had the pleasure to meet. They were punctual, knowledgeable, professional .. and great FUN !! Karin carefully listened to and delivered on every request. Time allowed us to venture "off the beaten path" and they showed us picturesque landscapes & charming villages, even treating us to local pastries and coffee in the morning. We were treated like "family." 5 STARS !

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Craig, Jürgen and I had a great time meeting both of you and truley enjoyed every minute of our tour together. It was so much fun. All the best to you! Karin

Robert Tunmire

United States
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Tour: #402993, You must see Berlin - Shore Excursions, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: May 9/18

Karin is a very knowledgeable and awesome guide. She made the adventure fun and exciting.

Colleen Harker

United States
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Tour: #282820, Potsdam Private Tour with Car and Driver, Berlin, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: May 8/18

We had a wonderful day with Karin on our day trip to Potsdam. Karin did a lot of planning to make sure that we not only saw the beautiful Prussian palaces and surrounding villages, but also got to see many beautiful villas in surrounding neighborhoods. Special stops include the palace where Stalin, Churchill and Truman decided post WWII Germany's fate, the villa where the Wannsee Conference was held, and Platform 17 where deportations of local Jewish population occurred. Highly recommend!!

Colleen Harker

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin - It deserves your attention!, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: May 7/18

We LOVED our tour with Karin. We asked her to focus on East/West/Cold War sites around Berlin. We visited all of the main sites in central Berlin related to the Wall, Brandenburg gate, the four sectors of Berlin, etc. But she also took us to many out of the way places, including visiting neighborhoods with classic East German architecture, a planned East German apartment complex, and the Stasi Museum. We had a wonderful day discussing the East/West issues, and she happily answered all our questions!

Scott Huff

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin - It deserves your attention!, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Apr 24/18

Karin was very knowledgeable about history and had even brought along print outs to help add context and a broader picture to the sites we were seeing. These were great for helping to learn the history. I appreciated her pace and very cheerful demeanor during our entire tour. She was extremely kind and a pleasure to meet!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello Scott and Sara, it was a lot of fun showing you Berlin and meeting you! All the best to you! Karin

Richard Swindle

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin - It deserves your attention!, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Apr 11/18

Karin Holl, in our judgment, should be the standard for how excellent guides are evaluated. She gave a half day tour of Berlin for four of us, and she crammed an enormous amount into those hours. Knowledgeable, passionate and personable, she confidently led us to see and understand key sights and events which have shaped Berlin. May you be so fortunate as to book her as your guide.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello Richard, Thank you so much! I enjoyed the four of you very much. The stimulating conversations we had were fabluous. I hope the rest of your stay in Berlin was great! Lots of luck to the four of you! Karin

Jan Alen

Australia
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Tour: #282671, Highlights of Jewish Berlin Private Tour, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Apr 3/18

Our tour of Jewish Berlin exceeded our expectations!! Karin is both knowledgeable and passionate about the history of Jews in Berlin and had us captivated throughout the tour. She brings to life the each stage of the tour with with stories and a narrative that helped us to get a real sense of Berlin past to the present. She is engaging, friendly, positive and enthusiastic and we would not only recommend her highly to future visitors and our friends but we will certainly engage her again on our next visit.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Jan, Thank you for a wonderful day, and the interesting conversations we had. I really enjoyed showing you everything and I do look forward to the next time! I wish you all the best an hopefully we will see eachother again!!

Ed Scharlach

United States
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Tour: #282820, Potsdam Private Tour, Berlin, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Mar 30/18

Our guide Karin introduced Potsdam to us. The weather turned out to be perfect for a walking tour of the Sanssouci Gardens, Cecilienh of Palace, Peach Church and Bridge of Spies. Karin was extremely knowledgeable, charming and had a great sense of humour. I highly recommend this tour!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello Ed adn Maribeth, I had a lovely time with you and yes, the weather was perfect. Thank you for a wonderful day! All the best from Berlin, Karin

Zofija Sloan

United Kingdom
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Tour: #293473, Private Tour Kreuzberg & Neukölln, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jan 15/18

One of the best tour guides ever! Karin knows her city very well and it is was a pleasure to spend our day with her. I was impressed by her professionalism, her communication prior to our arrival was excellent. The tour was tailored to our requests and we came away with a really good understanding of the city, something you don't always find. I would definitely recommend Karin if you are wanting to explore the city with a charming and well informed guide, who knows where all the good cafes are!

Zofija Sloan

United Kingdom
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Tour: #284052, Cemetary Tegel, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jan 14/18

In my initial correspondence with Karin I said that we would like to visit this cemetery as my aunt was buried here but we didn't know exactly where. She researched my request, managing to talk with the priest prior to our arrival and arranged an appointment for us. I was blown away by her compassion, she had gone out of her way to ensure that we were able to finally find her grave, Karin's research and attention ensured that we had the best visit to Berlin and we hope to return again.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Zofija, it was my pleasure!

Zofija Sloan

United Kingdom
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jan 13/18

One of the best tour guides ever! Karin knows her city very well and it is was a pleasure to spend our day with her. I was impressed by her professionalism, her communication prior to our arrival was excellent. The tour was tailored to our requests and we came away with a really good understanding of the city, something you don't always find. I would definitely recommend Karin if you are wanting to explore the city with a charming and well informed guide, who knows where all the good cafes are!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Zofjia and family, Thank you for such lovely three days with you! It was fun, interesting and we had such great conversations. By the way, the cheese is excellent! I hope to come to Scottland to see you and get some more of that wonderful cheddar! Lots of love from Berlin to you!

TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: ToursByLocals is committed to 5-Star tour experiences and we appreciate any learning opportunity to improve the quality of the service we offer our customers. We take all feedback seriously and have, as always, attempted to clarify with our customer if there was anything our guide, or ToursByLocals, could have done differently to have made this tour a 5-Star experience.

Eric Stenel

United States
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Tour: #282672, The Berlin Wall - Private Tour, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jan 4/18

Loved our tour . Informative and interesting. Several experienced travelers in our group felt it was the best guided tour they ever took and it was their 4 th time in Berlin. Karin made it fun for our teenagers as well with her style and content. So good!

Paul de Vince

United Kingdom
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Tour: #282672, The Berlin Wall - Private Tour, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Dec 22/17

The East German theme tour was excellent and hugely informative. I recommend it and our guide, Karin, highly.

J.b. Goodwin

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Oct 6/17

We had a fantastic 2 days - very informative and well organized - recommend her highly.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello J.b., thank you, it was a lot of fun and we had a chance to see parts of Berlin that are really off the beaten track. All the best for you two! Karin

J.b. Goodwin

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Oct 4/17

We had a fantastic 2 days - very informative and well organized - recommend her highly.

Allan Hone

Canada
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Sep 25/17

Karin was great. Very informative..... definitely 5 stars. I would highly recommend this tour

Janet Lehrberg

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Sep 11/17

Karin gave us a wonderful tour of Berlin. She was knowledgeable, informative, enthusiastic and clear and precise in her presentation. Her English was extremely understandable and she used the available time to give us a comprehensive introduction to Berlin. She covered issues relating to history, politics, the Jewish experience, economics, immigration and current affairs. We highly recommend her services.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello Janet & Roger, I am happy that you got to see so much of Berlin within the limited time we had. I had the feeling you got a very good overview of the history and the extent of this city. It was fun for me! I hope you are enjoying the rest of your holiday! All the best wishes, Karin

Alan Larson

United States
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Tour: #282820, Potsdam Private Tour, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany    view tour
Date: Sep 10/17

The best tour I have ever been on. Great historian great stories and wonderful accommodating guide.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Alan and Ruth, Thank you also for the most wonderful day in Potsdam. It really was a perfect day!!!

Mark L.

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Aug 23/17

I would highly recommend Karin's tour of Berlin. As a first time visitor to Berlin this was an ideal way to get a great overview of the incredible amount of sights and history of this wonderful city. Karin was very knowledgeable and arranged an ideal itinerary that allowed me to see so many key sights. As somehow who has been interested in Berlin's history I came away having learned so much from this tour (and came away convicted of how much more there is still yet to see on future visits).

Keyur Joshi

India
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Tour: #282672, The Berlin Wall - Private Tour, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Aug 22/17

Karin is a fun guide who prides herself being a Berliner or an insider into the life of GDR & East Berlin. Berlin is an enjoyable city but it became more enjoyable to learn about the cold war & the wall. Recommend this tour to all who want to relive moments of very modern history.

Alejandro Cerrillo

Mexico
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Aug 3/17

Karin loves Berlin and when you have someone that loves the city the live in and a great knowledge of its history it can only be a wonderful experience. Karin took my teen age daughter and me to the main sites with a lot of insight and made the tour interesting for them. We had a wonderful time in Berlin and look forward to coming back and have Karin show us more of this wonderful city

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hola Alejandro, Thank you and I enjoyed showing you, Pauline and Valentina Berlin. They were so interested and that is always a pleasure. I am glad that you go so much out of it. Hopefully again sometime, in Berlin. All the best, Karin

Phu LeNguyen

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jul 27/17

We had an amazing time in Berlin with our tour guide, Karin Holl. She has a wealth of knowledge and many insightful facts. We loved that she brought the before and after pictures of the city, so we can have a better understanding what the city had went through. She is very enthusiastic and full of energy in sharing this great city. We really enjoyed learning the rich history and culture Berlin has to offer. We strongly recommend Karin to everyone.

Allen Solomon

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 30/17

Karin gave us a wonderful walk / ride tour of a wide area of central Berlin. She is well informed of history and the rapid changes. She is a good listener and put our surroundings into usable context. At one site she considered silence to be more effective than details. She was correct.

Holly Haderle

United States
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Tour: #293473, Private Tour Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 29/17

We would do another tour with Karin anytime. She was so knowledgeable and it was great to single in on one specific neighborhood in Berlin. We highly recommend any tour with Karin. IT was one of the highlights of our trip.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Holly, I had a wonderful time with you in Prenzlauer Berg. It was really nice to meet you and your sister and walk around the nieghbourhood. Good to hear from you and lots of warm greetings from Berlin.

Alton Martin

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 4/17

Karin was very knowledgable and upbeat despite the rainy weather. She had many special stories about Berlin. Her English was excellent .

Bill Beaver

United States
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jun 3/17

Karin did an outstanding job giving my family of 6 a walking tour of Berlin. She was very accommodating to our schedule and with our meeting location. She has an outstanding knowledge of Berlin and did an excellent job sharing that knowledge with us. We took three different tours during our recent trip, and while all of the tours were good, Karin's tour was by far the best. I would highly recommend Karin to my family and friends.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello Bill, you are so welcome. It was wonderful to show you and your family everything. I enjoyed the interesting converstions that came up. Thank you for giving me such a great comment. I wish you and your family well! All the best greetings from Berlin! Karin

Fred Herreb

Switzerland
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: May 13/17

excellent guide, adaptive and smart, good communicator and we did learn a lot with Karin, highly recommended.

Wai Wong Chan

Hong Kong
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Apr 11/17

Karin made a very well planned tour and she is very knowledgeable on the history of, not only Berlin, but also Germany. She gave detail story of all the spots shown.

Matt Crane

United Kingdom
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Tour: #284052, Private Tour Berlin City - "It deserves your attention", Berlin, Berlin, Germany    view tour
Date: Jan 21/17

Knowledge of the landmarks was excellent. Provided very interesting facts about the history of Berlin. I would recommend Karin