The Essential Berlin Wall History Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Lower Saxony & Bremen

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This a a great tour to book whether you have a solid educational background in the Berlin Wall and Cold War or just a curious interest. Your guide is an archaeologist, life-long history buff and is proud to offer this tour.We will look at the period between 1945 and 1961 and see why, when and how the Berlin Wall was constructed and how it developed over 28 years. Aside from the political we will explore the many stories of tragedy and triumph associated with the Berlin Wall, from cold blooded murders to daring escapes. We will leave no stone unturned!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Memorial of the Berlin Wall, BerlinExplore the incredible Wall Memorial on Bernauerstrasse. See the only complete section of the barrier system in existence and learn why this was such an incredible and significant site during the period of the wall.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Checkpoint Charlie, BerlinVisit the most famous of the checkpoints through the Berlin WallDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Topography of Terror, BerlinSee the Wall fragment at the topography of Terror and also the former Soviet Administrative HQ and East German House of Ministries. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: DDR Watch Tower, BerlinVisit oe of the few surviving watchtower associated with the Berlin Wall. It is also possible to ascend it Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Potsdamer Platz, BerlinFinish at Potsdamer Platz and see how, what was a barren desolate border area between East and West has transformed itself into a vibrant commercial center with incredible modern architecture.Duration: 15 minutes

What’s included

  • Public Transportation
  • Expert Guide
  • Entry/Admission - DDR Watch Tower

What’s not included