Historical Cemeteries of Berlin Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bavarian Alps

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Explore German history on this 2-hour walking tour of historical cemeteries in Berlin. See some of the historically most important cemeteries of the city.
Start your tour at the entrance of Berlin's most important historical cemetery 'Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof'. Learn about German authors in exile and their destiny after returning to Germany.Visit the historical graves of famous persons like Bertolt Brecht, Helene Weigel, Heinrich Mann and Arnold Zweig. And also visit the historical graves of some of Berlin's history's most important architects Schinkel, Stüler and Strack, who created the famous Berlin victory column (Siegessaeule). Hear stories about the destiny of artists in a divided Berlin and the political discussions in a city which united West and East. Visit historical tombstones that have been created by famous Berlin artists and see graves of famous politicians.See the graves of famous pilots as Richthofen, Marga von Etzdorf, Udet and Moelders at Invalidenfriedhof and learn about a historical place that was part of the no-man's-land behind the Berlin Wall.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Dorotheenstadt Cemetery

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
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