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Explore The Berlin Wall: Cold War Berlin and Behind the Berlin Wall

Berlin, Germany
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3 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

 Whilst not the highest, the widest nor the longest, the Berlin Wall is probably the most famous of them all. And no trip to Berlin would be complete without visiting it and the other significant sites associated with it.

We will cover the fascinating period between the Second World War and the construction of the Berlin Wall when the uncomfortable alliance between the Soviets and Western Allies finally shattered, heralding the beginning of the Cold War.

what led to the construction of the wall?

what led to its fall?

what life was like on both sides of the Berlin Wall?

• Also we look and the many varied and ingenious ways people escaped and and visit a number of the specific escape spots.
• Our Guides have lead hundreds of tours on the Berlin Wall and Cold War and we have molded this tour from years of tour guiding experience and personal research. Whether you are a history buff yourself or just a curious traveler, we don’t think you will be disappointed. We will cover the Who, the Why, the When and the how and see how this history is relevant today

What's Included

  •  Our tour guides are highly educated and experts on the material in which the present. 
  • Entry/Admission - GDR Watch Tower
  • Private Transportation

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Memorial of the Berlin Wall, Bernauer Strasse 111, 13355 Berlin Germany

One of the most incredible sites related to the Berlin Wall and the scene of tragic loss and brilliant escapes. The memorial itself is over 1km long and includes the only preserved complete cross-section of the Berlin Wall and Death-Strip.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Checkpoint Charlie, Friedrichstr. 43-45, 10969 Berlin Germany

The most famous of all the

The Location

Where To Go

Birchys Berlin Tours, Ebertstraße 24, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Departure time

10:00 AM


Berlin, Germany

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (4)

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I'm a Global History teacher...

Susan H | Aug 2021

I'm a Global History teacher and learned SO much from this tour. Paul was an AMAZING guide! He was organized, interesting and knowledgeable - not to mention friendly and great company. He was very accomodating to my specific interests regarding the

Fantastic guide with excellent Cold...

Lee F | Feb 2020

Fantastic guide with excellent Cold War knowledge. The tour will take you to a few hidden gems in Berlin

Our guide was excellent. ...

Barbara S | Jan 2020

Our guide was excellent. Learned a lot about life under East Berlin which is had only seen in 1968 and 1972 on the very structured East Berlin tour. I would recommend to anyone who wants to understand more about life on the other side and the

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Near public transportation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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