Cold War Walking Tour of Berlin

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  • 3 hr

This guided Berlin walking tour will show you the battleground of the military conflict between the western world and the communist world. With your expert guide, see the Berlin Wall and hidden areas of the Death Strip, a former guard tower and travel through underground 'Ghost Stations'. Stand above the most famous escape tunnels, hear about the people who created them. Listen to stories about espionage, how the CIA and KGB faced off in this geopolitical hotspot. Learn about the leaders of the time and the events that kept the world on the brink of a nuclear war for 40 years. Your guide will expertly inform you on what life was like for Berlin's citizens during the almost 45 years of conflict and the ramifications we are still dealing with today.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Insider Tour Berlin

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Berlin Friedrichstrasse Station

Take a ghost train ride from our meeting point through the old Cold War ghost stations

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Admiralspalast Berlin

See the location where the East German Political Party (SED) was founded in 1946

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Palace of Tears

A former East German transit exit building, now a sensational museum that speaks to the importance of the building during the Cold War.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By:

Take a ghost train ride up to Nordbahnhof. Learn about what happened in a divided city with the underground which went historically from East to West.

Stop At: Memorial of the Berlin Wall

Death strip area, East German guard tower, Tunnel 57 (longest and most successful escape tunnel), Chapel of Reconciliation, first death at the Berlin Wall, where people jumped out of windows to escape the oppression of socialistic East Germany

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chapel of Reconciliation

See this symbolic church, once blown up by East Germans in 1985. Now rebuilt, it unites architectural and ecological modernity with remembrance, standing as a triumph against its predecessor's destruction

Duration: 10 minutes
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