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Berlin's journey through time: From the Middle Ages to the modern age. (In a small group)

Duration: 3h
Languages: German
Guru: Nima
Quality Verified Registered on August 06, 2023

Berlin has been my hometown for many years, and the streets of this vibrant metropolis are as familiar to me as my own four walls. As a certified guide since 2009, I have the privilege of sharing my knowledge of the history, multicultural diversity and socio-political developments of this city with travelers. For me, Berlin is not just a city, but a living history book that I would love to open for you. I will take you on a unique journey of discovery to the most exciting places in Berlin, where you will not only be amazed by the culture and history, but you will also be able to experience the best of cuisine. Because a city not only consists of its past and impressive real estate developments, but also of the diversity of aromas and flavors it has to offer.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

++ Free walking tour through the exciting Mitte district ++
Maximum participants: 12 people

Berlin is a modern metropolis with a fascinating history. Together we will embark on an exciting journey through time to discover the origins of this vibrant city.

Whether you are visiting Berlin or living here, this tour will give you new insights. We will explore places that were once the heart of the city and whose history can still be felt today.

  • Who were the people who shaped Berlin?
  • How did the impressive buildings come into being?
  • What did Berlin’s centre look like during the GDR era?
  • What does the metropolis look like today?


You will learn all this and more on this tour. But don't worry, this won't be a dry history lesson! We will link the past with the present and explore the connections that have made Berlin the city we know and love today.


Stadions:

  • Lustgarten (Museum Island)
  • Berlin Cathedral
  • St. Mary's Church
  • Neptune Fountain
  • Marx-Engels Forum
  • Red townhall
  • Berlin City Palace - Humboldt Forum (one of the landmarks of Prussian architecture in Berlin)
  • Schinkelplatz
  • Construction Academy
  • Friedrichswerder Church
  • Saint Hedwig Cathedral
  • Humboldt University
  • Bebelplatz (book burning)


  • End of the tour
    The tour ends at Bebelplatz. You can then continue your discovery tour on your own towards the Brandenburg Gate or Check Point Charlie. There you have the opportunity for sightseeing and other cultural activities.


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** The quality of my tours is important to me, which is why a maximum of 12 participants are planned for this tour. In addition, the limited number of participants allows me to have more time for you and your questions. :)

** Please note that the minimum number of participants for this tour is 3 people.

** For the guided tour please pay between 10 and 50 € per person at the end of the tour, depending on your satisfaction with the tour (in cash or via Paypal).

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Bodestraße 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
    Bodestraße 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
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    In front of the Old Museum, at the stairs & the granite bowl. Follow the blue umbrella!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    lustgarten
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Berliner Dom
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Marienkirche
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Rotes Rathaus
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Neptunbrunen
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Nikolaiviertel
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Marx-Engels-Forum
  • 8
    Free admission
    Humboldt-Forum
  • 9
    Free admission
    Friedrichswerdersche Kirche
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Schinkelplatz
  • 11
    Outside visit
    St. Hedwig's Cathedral
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Memorial to the book burning on May 10, 1933
  • 13
    Outside visit
    bebelplatz

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).

Tour opinions

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Rebecca 11 May 2024
Berlin

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Nima war super! Wusste sehr viel, war lustig und hatte noch mehr Tips für die Zeit in Berlin😊
Wilfling 04 May 2024
Söchau

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Sehr entspannte Tour mit 12 Teilnehmern, interessante Infos, kurze Einführung in die Geschichte Berlins, mit Fotos und alten Ansichten. Angenehme Pause im Humboldt Forum. Insgesamt sehr zu empfehlen.
Katharina 27 Apr 2024
Berlin

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Super umfangreiches Wissen. War sehr interessant- danke!!!
Dieter 25 Apr 2024
Munich

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Nur zu empfehlen!
Melanie 21 Apr 2024
Voerde

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Super Tour. Nima ist sehr kompetent. Tolle Infos, Insidertips.... Können wir nur empfehlen. Immer wieder.
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Who is this tour for?

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

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 3 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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