Nazism and the Holocaust told in this magnificent free tour

Duration: 3h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: BerlinViu
Quality Verified Registered on December 08, 2019

BerlinViu offers you the opportunity to get to know Berlin not only from a tourist point of view, but also to discover the history of the city, which has been the protagonist of the most relevant events of the last century. Our passion for the history of the perceptions, politics, art and the socio-cultural movements of the 20th century has led us to create this project. Ismael, coming from the island of Menorca, and have been living in Berlin for 15 years. Having Diplomas in History of Art and Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona. Ismael is continuously being passionate about history, modern art and especially in urban art. Now we would like to share our knowledge with you. It will be a pleasure for us to show you and explain the complicated and changing history of Berlin. For this we offer two magnificent tours: Free Tour through the historic center. Special nazism and holocaust. Wall Free Tour: East Side Galleries, Graffiti, Street Art and Kreuzberg.

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Tour description

The rise of the evil and its destruction.
We will walk through Nazi Berlin and learn everything about the wildest political party in our history, as well as the consequences of its defeat: the Cold War, the Berlin Wall and its fall. 

We will start at the Brandenburg Gate which is presenting the pre-Hitler Europe and, in the Reichstag, the ascended of power of the National Socialists. We will learn about the consolidation of the “Leader” (Führer) and the role of the SS in purging of the hindrance through the burning of the Reichstag, the burning of books, the night of long knives and the night of broken glass. 

Through the Tiergarten we will walk around to see the memorials: to the gypsy ethnic group, to the fallen Soviets, to homosexuals and lesbians and to the Jewish people, all of them are victims

of the Nazi Holocaust..

Later on, in the Leader bunker (Führer bunker), I will talk about his last days, his last political testament, his suicide and the fall of Berlin

With the conversed of Hitler death, those who need to go to the bathroom or take a little rest with a small snack, in a coffee shop that’s on the way, we can take it all there and have some pause.

In the last section, we will going to pass to the most terrifying street in Berlin, the Wilhelmstrasse, where the ministries and chancelleries of the Nazi leaders were, and to finish the war topic we will visit the Potsdamer Platz, where we will talk about the Nuremberg trials, their consequences and the division and consolidation in Europe of the communist and capitalist blockades.

A watchtower and the Berlin Wall will help us confront the reality of split Berlin back then, after succumbing to the impositions of the victors of World War II.

We will also pass by the Luftwaffe and the Topography of Terror Museum (free entrance) where there is an amazing photography exhibition of the substructure of the remains of the Gestapo (Secret State Police) and SS headquarters, by Henrich Himmler and Reinhardt Heyndrich, the architects of the Final Solution.

To finish it, I will accompany you to Checkpoint Charlie where we will see the best-known border crossing which is located there and the scene of espionage thrillers.. 

Needless to say, as a "berliner", I will offer you my recommendations to enjoy Berlin to the fullest and continue discovering it on your own..

Useful information for those who are walker:
-Meeting place at Pariser Platz 4, front of the Academy of Arts, next to the Hotel Adlon.

-The tour is about 3 hours, plus a short break of 15 minutes, for WC to freshen up, coffee or a good German beer for the most demanding palates.

-In addition, at the end of the tour, ViuBerlín will offer you several alternatives options to continue to enjoy the afternoon on your own. We have prepared a list of recommendations for you to get to know more the most modern Berlin: bars, restaurants, clubs and much more.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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    At the door of the "Akademie der Künste" about 20 meters

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Brandenburg Gate
  • 2
    Outside visit
    reichstag building
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Memorial to Soviet soldiers
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Denkmal für die im Nationalsozialismus ermordeten Sinti und Roma Europes
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Historical location of the "Führerbunker
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Topography of Terrors
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Checkpoint Charlie

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Michele 19 Jun 2024
Rio de Janeiro

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Excelente guia, uma enciclopédia de informações, foi o passeio com guia que fiz com mais horas e que passou voando
Sebastian 18 Jun 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
La verdad que lo que define a Isma es la pasión, le gusta la historia, le gusta narrarla y es muy interesante en su aproximación a este momento tan difícil. Un tour único!!
Nidia 18 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Super divertida, profesional y de mucha historia
Cristina 17 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
El tour fue muy completo y la información y datos muy interesantes. Súper recomendado!
jose manuel 17 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Ismael es un excelente guía. En todo momento te mantiene expectante a la información de los lugares por el cual hace el recorrido, entregando fechas y nombres principales del relato de la historia del Nazismo. Sin duda recomiendo este tour y a su guía.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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