East Berlin Half Day Walking Tour

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Travel to Berlin during the period of the Cold War and discover what life was like under communist ruleExplore tourist landmarks located at East Berlin, such as the Brandenburg Gate and The Chapel of ReconciliationSee the remnants of the Berlin Wall, which stood in the middle of the city for 28 years, at The Berlin Wall MemorialVisit Tunnel 57, a hidden tunnel that was used as an escape route by 57 Easter Berliners in October 1964Stop by the Bornholmer Strasse, where the fall of Berlin Wall first happened in November 1989
Visit: Neuschwanstein Castle, Hohenschwangau, Swabia, BavariaSeparated into two by the Berlin Wall during the Cold War, the city of Berlin holds many fascinating stories that will interest just about anyone. Discover the fascinating history of this vibrant city with a half day guided exploration of what was once East Berlin, the Soviet sector of Berlin during the Cold War. On the day of the tour, meet up with your tour guide and group outside Weihenstephaner Restaurant, easily accessible via the S-Bahn or the tram, then proceed with the tour. See what's left of the Berlin Wall with a visit to the The Berlin Wall Memorial, in the middle of the capital, as well as the The “Death Strip," which was filled with watchtowers, trenches, guard dogs, floodlights, and machine guys activated by trip wire. Learn about the day-to-day lives of the people under communist rule as you stop by The Palace of Tears (Tränenpalast,) a former border station, and Tunnel 57, used as an escape route by 57 Easter Berliners in October 1964. The tour ends at the Bornholmer Strasse, where the Berlin Wall first fell in 1989.

What’s included

  • Entry/Admission - Neuschwanstein Castle

What’s not included