Nazism and the Holocaust told in this magnificent free tour

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

We are Ismael and Alexis. ViuBerlin 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. Alexis, is from Lleida, he came to Berlin to get a doctorate in Political Philosophy. He is also Philosophy teacher in secondary school, and got his master's degree in Social Studies of Science from the University of Salamanca and currently teaching spanish language for foreigners. 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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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

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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  • 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

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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jorge 29 Mar 2023

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Travelled in group - Mar 2023
Extraordinario guía que hizo el tour muy agradable. La explicaciones fueron muy buenas.
Dämaris 26 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Prepara papel y boli porque la cantidad de información que vas a recibir es alucinante. Increíble Ismael, lo hemos disfrutado muchísimo. Los kleenex tampoco te van a sobrar.
ANTONIO 24 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Nuestro guía fue Ismael y superó con creces muestras expectativas. Tour muy completo enfocado en la historia de la ciudad con datos interesantes y buen sentido del humor. Para nosotros fue un 10/10. Enhorabuena por tu trabajo Isamel!
Guido 24 Mar 2023
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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Ismael nos guió de manera muy profesional y amena, llenó de ejemplos y citaciones históricas. Pasaron 3 horas sin sentirlo ya que nos llevó de manera muy dinámica. Súper recomendable !!!!
RAFAEL 24 Mar 2023

La experiencia fue estupenda y Hugo excepcional, buen profesional y documentado
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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 4 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
Only cash payment is accepted.
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