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Private WWII Past and Present Tour With a Local

Highlights
  • 4-hour private tour of Berlin past and present
  • Learn more about Berlin’s WWII and Cold War history from an expert guide
  • Visit the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, the Palace of Tears, and Hitler’s Bunker
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Private WWII Past and Present Tour With a Local
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10AM Past & Present Times TourMost Popular
10AM. Discover Berlins must-see spots such as Neue Synagoge, Tränenpalast, Reichstag, The Holocaust Memorial, Fuhrerbunker, Die Hackeschen Hoefe and other hidden gems along the way. Are you ready?!
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9AM Past & Present Times Tour
9AM. Discover Berlins must-see spots such as Neue Synagoge, Tränenpalast, Reichstag, The Holocaust Memorial, Fuhrerbunker, Die Hackeschen Hoefe and other hidden gems along the way. Are you ready?!
From US$19.67
11AM Past & Present Times Tour
11AM. Discover Berlins must-see spots such as Neue Synagoge, Tränenpalast, Reichstag, The Holocaust Memorial, Fuhrerbunker, Die Hackeschen Hoefe and other hidden gems along the way. Are you ready?!
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Overview
Discover Berlin past and present on this private 4-hour sightseeing tour. First, learn about the city’s dark past with a visit to the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, and Hitler’s Bunker. Then, explore the vibrant neighborhood of Mitte; admire architectural highlights such as Museum Island and the Gendarmenmarkt; and tuck into a delicious Currywurst.
What to Expect
Meet your private guide on Oranienburger Strasse in West Berlin and set out to explore the city at your own pace. Pass by the New Synagogue, pausing to admire its striking Moorish architecture, then walk to the nearby Palace of Tears, a former border point between East and West Berlin. Learn more about the divided city during the Cold War years as you explore the exhibition and hear the harrowing tales of how residents attempted to flee from Russian occupied East Berlin into Allied occupied West Berlin.

Next, stop to take photos of the grand Brandenburg Gate, one of the city’s most significant historic monuments, and walk through the moving Holocaust Memorial, a poignant reminder of the city’s dark past. A visit to Hitler’s bunker offers more information about Berlin’s WWII history and the rise of the Nazi party.

Re-fuel with a delicious Currywurst, a popular street food snack of sausage with curry sauce, then move on to discover a different side of the city. Stroll around the Gendarmenmarkt and Bebelplatz, home to some of Berlin’s most impressive architecture, and cross over to the UNESCO-listed Museum Island.

Finally, explore the vibrant urban quarter of Mitte, where your guide will point out little-known attractions including the Missing House on Große Hamburger Strasse and the picturesque Heckmann Höfe.

Your tour ends back at the starting point.

Please note: This tour is private and the itinerary can be customized to suit your interests and preferences.
Reviews (62)
1 - 5 of 58 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Dave’s Berlin

We really enjoyed this tour. Dave was an excellent guide who is passionate about Berlin and its history. Not only was he friendly and easy to talk to, but he provided us with a history lesson, detailed information about each location and drew our attention...More

Thank SilkandChic
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Discovering Berlin by walk

Berlin walk We enjoyed the very interesting private tour, with a lot of useful information. Visiting and discovering new places in Berlin. After 4 hours and nearly 5 km of walking, we returned to our hotel with a bunch of new impressions. It was really...More

Thank thsackmann
Reviewed 1 week ago
Sara @ Withlocal Berlin Tour

Ssra is very knowlegable and we can see her passion about her city and the history. We learned a lot from her. It was a cold day, and she took us into a café so we can sit down & enjoy hot chocolates and snacks....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Emma60745
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Friendly and enthusiastic

Our tour with Miha was wonderful! It was a pretty cold day, but Miha was friendly and enthusiastic about Berlin and its history. He was engaging and flexible - part way through the tour we stopped at a cafe to warm up! He tolerated our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank danajones50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Like visiting an old friend

Whit was a terrific guide. He was friendly, accommodating and my teenage daughters loved him! He was super knowledgeable on the history and culture. Told us which sites were must sees and which could be left off the tour. He took us off the beaten...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Deanna S
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Four hours you can customise the tour to be longer or shorter, but it’s a pretty good balance, everything is quite close together.
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