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.
Things to do Berlin Wall and Cold War Free Walking Tour
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.
Highlights to see in Berlin Wall and Cold War Free Walking Tour
Palace of Tears
Berlin Wall Memorial
Chapel of Reconciliation
Chapel of Reconciliation
East Side Gallery
Guide in Spanish
2 hours 15 minutes
A partir de 16 años: free
Niños de 0-15 años: free
Availability and starting time
When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel the reservation, so that the guide does not wait.
Elisabeth-Schwarzhaupt-Platz, next to the Nordbahnhof underground and tram station
How to book?
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Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Only the exterior of the named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?