Berlin Wall and Cold War Free Walking Tour

Learn about the Berlin's historical context during the Cold War and the frightening story hidden behind the “Wall of Shame”.

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.

Description

Immerse yourself in the unforgettable Germany divided during the Cold War difficult years, on our Berlin Wall and Cold War Free Walking Tour, an essential route to understand the history of Europe in the XX Century. You will learn about the role that Berlin, city in the eye of the storm, played in this silent war between the two world powers, EEUU and the Soviet Union, which almost result in a Third World War.

We will venture into the Palace of Tears to find out how the life was in East Berlin, and the ghost station of Nordbahnhof, located next to the Berlin Wall that was closed to prevent the people from East Berlin from passing.

We will also travel through the evolution of the wall in Bernauer Strasse, one of the most emotional places in this capital. We will see the Berlin Wall Memorial and documentation centre to commemorate the victims who lost their life trying to cross the wall, and the Chapel of Reconciliation, where the victims are remembered.

During the tour, our English speaking guide will tell you some wonderful stories about brave men and women, who risked everything in pursuit of freedom, trying to cross the Berlin Wall in unimaginable ways.

The Berlin Wall and Cold War Free Walking Tour ends in the biggest outdoors art exhibition in the world, the East Side Gallery, where we will come across the largest Berlin Wall remains, full of protests and messages along 1,3 kilometers walls.

Featured places

  • Palace of Tears
  • Ghost Station
  • Bernauer Strasse
  • Berlin Wall Memorial
  • Chapel of Reconciliation
  • Conrad Schumann Photography
  • East Side Gallery

Details

Duration
3 hours 30 minutes
Language
English speaking guide
Rates
Free tour
Time
You can check it on the calendar (on the right side) or on the Book button!
Outside guided visit
We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description

Included

The best English speaking guides of Berlin

Excluded

Transportation (Public Transport Ticket for zones AB is required)
Food and drinks

Meeting point

Friedrichstraße Train Station, in front of the Palace of Tears.

Conditions

How to book?

Limited tickets. Do not miss it! Choose the date on the calendar and fill in with your details to complete the booking. Immediate confirmation.

Planning an activity for more than 9 people?

Groups of 6 adults or more are subject to a €10 per adult charge. You may also consider booking a private tour to get your own private guide. For further information here.

Do the tours run despite bad weather conditions and public holidays?

Affirmative! Otherwise we will contact you in advance to inform you about it.

Can I modify or cancel my booking?

Are you unable to attend our tour? Let us know to reschedule your booking.

Important

Single Transport Ticket for zones AB is required.

Our promises

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