3-Hour East Berlin Walking Tour

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  • Day Trip
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  • 3 hr

The Cold War fought its battles in the shadows of Berlin. Leave the center of town and head east to explore Berlin’s former Soviet Sector and learn about life behind the Iron Curtain. This guided walking tour lasts 3 hours and is limited to a group size of 9.

Itinerary Details

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Beginning near the Brandenburg Gate, this walking tour will take you on an exploration of East Berlin to reveal how the city’s former Soviet sector became the front line of the Cold War.

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Stop to see what was the Soviet (and is now the Russian) Embassy - only a short distance from where the American Embassy in East Berlin once stood.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Palace of Tears

See the Palace of Tears, which used to be the crossing point between East and West Berlin. Your expert guide will share with you insightful information about how several families were suddenly divided when the Berlin wall was built in 1961.

Duration: 40 minutes

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Trace the path of the Berlin Wall and discover the lives of those who lived behind the Iron Curtain. Learn how the two-wall system (with the Death Strip in the middle) functioned and hear the stories of those who tragically died trying to go over the Wall.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: East Side Gallery

Explore the East Side Gallery, while you learn not only about the spying between the East and the West but also about the spying that took place by the East German government on its own people. Your expert guide will tell you how the Stasi -the feared East German secret police - interrogated and intimidated their citizens. You'll continue walking by East Berlin, while your tour guide shares with you insightful information about the life for citizens of the GDR, Berlin's "Ghost stations", the 'Ostalgie' concept and much more.

Duration: 40 minutes

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Your tour finishes near the U Bernauer Strasse.
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