Historic center of Berlin - Tour in Italian

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A guided tour of 3.5 hours duration through the history of Berlin. The best way to get to know the historic center of Berlin accompanied by an Italian guide. Germany's capital city, victim and witness of the most important and tragic events of the twentieth century, will be the star during this excursion. During the walk you will hear about the history of the Berlin Wall and the Brandenburg Gate. See the Monument to the Murdered Jews in Europe and stop on the former site of Hitler's bunker in Berlin. End your tour with a visit to the Museums Island (World Heritage Site since 1999), and see the Reichstag, the Gendarmenmarkt, the Opera and the Humboldt University.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Vive Berlin Tours

The tour with an Italian guide starts at the meeting point of Potsdamer Platz no. 10 (S/U-Bahn Potsdamer Platz). Look for the blue bicycle by VIVE BERLIN TOURS, you will easily recognize the flag with our logo!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Potsdamer Platz

One of the most famous and certainly, the most modern, squares in Berlin and an excellent starting point for the Italian tour to discover the best of the German capital. The guide will introduce you to the history of Berlin and show you the great and tragic changes of the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sony Center

You'll be impressed as you enter into the Sony Center building and you will see how some of the remains of the ancient square destroyed during World War II have been preserved and blend in with the building's contemporary architecture.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Topography of Terror

Together with the guide, you will visit this symbolic place in Berlin and understand how the Nazi dictatorship is remembered today, exactly where the headquarters of the Gestapo and SS were located. From here you can also see buildings such as the former Nazi aviation ministry, the beautiful Martin Gropius Bau museum and, especially, an original segment of the Berlin Wall.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Checkpoint Charlie

Surely this place in Berlin was for a time the hottest point of the Cold War. The guide will talk about the construction of the Berlin Wall and the division of the city in the time of the communist dictatorship.

Duration: 10 minutes

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This huge and imposing building was built by the Nazi dictatorship to house the offices of the Ministry of Aviation led by Goering. At the time of the Cold War it was the 'home of the ministries' of the Communist dictatorship. Today it is used as a ministry by the Federal Republic of Germany.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hitler's Bunker (Fuhrerbunker)

The place where the Bunker was and where Hitler spent his last days. With the guide you will understand the meaning of the place and the reasons for its present.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

You will be impressed by the stories that the guide will tell you in this place of great emotion. A symbol in Berlin to remember the greatest crime committed by the German state in the time of Nazism.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Reichstag Building

The seat of the German Parliament. Visit only outside, the guide will be pleased to explain how to book a visit to the dome of the building.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Brandenburg Gate

The most famous gateway to Berlin. One of the city's landmarks and the most photographed by visitors. The guide will tell you the story of the Brandenburg Gate, from the symbol of a king's strength to that of the Cold War, to become one of the symbols of German reunification.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Unter den Linden

You will walk through this great avenue, once the access road to the emperor's palace. The guide will show you how to recognize the various periods of construction and the wounds left by the war.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bebelplatz

The square of the burning of books during the Nazi dictatorship but also the square where there is the seat of the famous Humboldt University and the Catholic Cathedral.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Book Burning Memorial at Bebelplatz

Discover, thanks to the guide's narrations, the monument that remembers the sadly famous burning of books during the Nazi dictatorship: a propaganda action remembered today in a very significant memorial placed in the center of the square.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Humboldt University (Humboldt Universitat)

Get to know the history of this very important university and find out who its most famous students have been.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Neue Wache

A memorial at the rejection of war and its horrors: a mother cries her son, a soldier who fell in battle.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Berliner Dom

In the idea of the emperor who had it built, this impressive church must have been the equivalent of St. Peter's for the Luetrana religion.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Museum Island

The most known island of Berlin, UNESCO World Heritage Site. The guide will finish the tour in one of the most famous places in Berlin and will give you all the directions to continue to visit the city in the best possible way. At the end of this tour you will have understood the soul of a city so complicated by such an exciting and tragic history.

Duration: 10 minutes
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