Is it your first time in Berlin and you don't have much time to spare? Have you been living in Berlin for a while but still haven’t got to grips with the city’s fascinating and turbulent past? Do you want to feel like a local, understanding the cityscape and knowing how to “read” the buildings in front of you?Problem solved!In this two hour walk we’ll trace the city’s past through several major squares and monuments on a tour full of those wonderful “a-ha, now I get it!” moments. You will hear some fascinating stories about Berlin and hit some of the best sites the city has to offer. Best of all? Berlin will go from a city you’re just visiting, to a city you feel at home in!
We'll go on an enjoyable romp through the city's history by exploring its major squares. We'll start with the mighty Alexanderplatz and take in five of the city's great squares. We'll finish at the world famous Brandenburg Gate, the very symbol of Berlin and Germany itself.Tour highlights: • Explore the city with a historian specializing in the history of Berlin and an author who also happens to be a lot of fun! • Discover the gripping stories which reveal Berlin’s real character • Learn to “read” the city and understand it as a true travelerDuration: 2 hours Meeting point: Outside Starbucks under the TV Tower at Panoramastraße 1A at Alexanderplatz station (S-Bahn/U-Bahn)