East Berlin Past and Present

Cultural & Theme Tours in Berlin

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Discover the fascinating past and vibrant present of East Berlin as you explore the area with a like minded local, visiting the iconic spots that are synonymous with the city’s WWII and Cold War history. Trace the path of history as you follow the Berlin Wall and visit landmark sights like the Brandenburg Gate, The Palace of Tears and Bornholmer Strasse where the Berlin Wall fell, hear fascinating stories from your local and experience the history of East Berlin come to life. Today, the area is known for its bohemian spirit and vibrant street culture, so get ready to discover the best of both worlds and see the real East Berlin!
Join a like-minded local to explore East Berlin, discovering both its fascinating and rich history as well as the artistic and vibrant street culture that the area is home to today. Stroll through the area with your local and stop by the historic landmarks that tell the story of East Germany from the end of WWII through the Cold War years like the Brandenburg Gate, Tunnel 57 and Bornholmer Strasse where the wall eventually fell. Hear fascinating local stories from your host as you explore the area, and see how the area has evolved into the vibrant and creative place it is known to be today. See incredible street art, browse flea markets and stop by independent coffee shops and book stores, getting a taste of contemporary life in the area and experiencing the vibrant local culture. Get recommendations from your local about other historic areas to explore in the city and landmarks to visit as well as finding out where the trendiest bars and hidden local gems are in East Berlin!

What’s included

  • Private and personalised experience
  • 3 hours with a Local Host
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities