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The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

Your Guru: Espresso Tours
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  • Berlin
  • Available in English
  • 2h

About the Guru

Espresso Tours are the perfect way to maximize your time in Berlin. With over ten years experience in the guiding industry, we understand that many people don’t have the time, energy, or the attention span for a four hour walking tour. With this in mind, we set out to streamline the walking tour experience. By taking the standard walking tours in Berlin and condensing them t... More

Espresso Tours are the perfect way to maximize your time in Berlin. With over ten years experience in the guiding industry, we understand that many people don’t have the time, energy, or the attention span for a four hour walking tour. With this in mind, we set out to streamline the walking tour experience. By taking the standard walking tours in Berlin and condensing them to include only the most significant sites and information, our Espresso tours give you the story of Berlin without the fluff. Think of it as history without the boring bits. With small groups, no sales pitches and seasoned guides we offer in depth tours which cut to the chase. Come take a walk with us and discover the most fascinating city in the world.

About the Tour

Join a professional and experienced guide for an informative walk along what was once the front line of the cold war.
Get up close and personal to the Berlin wall, and discover what it was like to live in its shadow as well as the events which led to its dramatic fall. Learn of Stasi surveillance, daring escapes, and the fate of those who weren’t so fortunate. See the legacy left behind and how the two cities have merged once more.
 
Throughout the ca. 3 kilometre stroll you will see:

  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Reichstag
  • Former "Death Strip"
  • Memorial to Victims of the Wall
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • DDR Guard Tower 
  • Berlin Wall
  • House of Ministries 
  • Trabi World
  • Memorial to the popular uprising of 1953
  • Museum of Communication
  • Checkpoint Charlie

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Your guide will be holding a blue umbrella, waiting under the Pariser Platz sign in front of the US Embassy, directly in front of the Brandenburg Gate.

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

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Maximillian
21 Jun 2022 Canberra
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Relaxed and informative tour around the key spots in the city. Enjoyed the exploration and learning new facts. Well worth a visit to explore such a divisive period in Berlins history.


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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!