Final Days of World War 2 Walking Tour of Berlin
Final Days of World War 2 Walking Tour of Berlin information and booking
Tour description provided by Viator
Discover the final days of World War 2 on this half-day walking tour of Berlin. Learn all about the events leading up to Germany’s final surrender as you visit the city’s most significant historical sites with your knowledgeable guide. Learn about the Soviet attack as you follow the route toward the final battlefield for the Reichstag, see the site of Hitler's bunker, and discover from where the German Luftwaffe was coordinated. Hear how WW2 developed and how life was for the people at that time, especially those who opposed the regime, and discover how the cruelties came to an end in 1945.
On this fascinating historical walking tour, get an in-depth look at one of the most significant times in history as you discover the last days of WW2 leading up to Germany's final surrender and the collapse of the Nazi Regime in Berlin on May 2, 1945. See from where the Luftwaffe, the German air force, coordinated the Battle of Britain, and see the site of Goebbels' Propaganda Ministry, where infamous speeches were written. Follow the route that the Soviets took for their attack at final battlefield for the Reichstag and stop at the Soviet War Memorial. Visit the site of Hitler's New Reich Chancellery, from where Nazi Europe was ruled, and the location of Hitler's bunker. Learn from your expert guide about Hitler's last days in this bunker, and get a step-by-step account of his suicide on April 30, 1945. Your walking tour will also shed light on those who struggled and resisted against the Nazi system of terror. Learn all about the German resistance movement, whose central figures were Claus von Stauffenberg, Henning von Tresckow and Hans Oster. As you walk through these important historical sites, get a feel for how life was for Berlin's citizens at that time. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you all about how the Nazis rose to power, about Hitler's Lebensraum policy -- the disturbing political ideology that led to the Holocaust -- and about the path to war and Europe's destruction.
- Professional guide
What isn't included
- Berlin transport ab zone ticket (approx. 2.70 euros)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off