2-Hour Private Berlin Walking Tour, Berlin in the Third Reich and Cold War

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Berlin, Berlin

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the thrilling history of Berlin on this 2-hour private walking tour taking you to Berlin's most famous sights! Walk through the Brandenburg Gate and discover how Germany came together, only to be seized by the Nazis and ripped in two by the Berlin Wall.

Visit the touching holocaust memorial - The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and hear how Adolf Hitler and the Nazis perpetrated the Holocaust. See the stunning Reichstag building, the home of German democracy and the site of a great battle at the end of World War Two. Discuss the most fascinating periods of Germany's history with your expert private guide: the rise of the Nazi Party, World War Two, and the days of the Berlin Wall and the Cold War.

Walk the historic streets of Berlin, tracing the path of the Berlin Wall. Finish your tour at one of Berlin's most historic Cold War locations Checkpoint Charlie. Hear exciting stories of spies and escapes and get great recommendations from your expert Berlin guide!

What's Included

Bottled water

Expert private Berlin walking tour guide

What's Not Included


Public transport


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • All of our professional guides strictly adhere to ALL COVID-19 health restrictions recommended by the German government. The vast majority of the tour takes place outdoors.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Reichstag Building
Kick off your tour with an overview of Berlin's history, including the story of how the Nazis seized power in the 1930s, only to be defeated in 1945, kicking off the Cold War.

Please note that we do not enter the Reichstag building.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Soviet Memorial Tiergarten
Hear about the final push in World War Two: The Battle of Berlin. See original Red Army Soviet T-34 tanks and hear how the allies took Berlin in 1945, ending WWII and kicking off the Cold War.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Brandenburg Gate
Cross the Berlin Wall and stroll through the Brandenburg Gate. Hear stories of how Germany was unified, how Hitler and the Nazis marched through the Brandenburg Gate, and how the Gate became the defining symbol of the Cold War.

...and we might even mention David Hasselhoff!

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Explore the sensitive, thought-provoking, and controversial Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe - Germany's central holocaust memorial.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hitler's Bunker
Stumble upon the site of Hitler's bunker and discuss the final days of the dictator's life at the end of World War Two in Berlin.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Johann Georg Elser Sculpture
Hear the fascinating and tragic story of Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Hitler in 1939

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Platz des Volksaufstandes von 1953
Stop at the former Nazi Luftwaffe (Airforce) HQ and see mighty Nazi architecture. Discuss as well the East German peoples' uprising of 1953 - one of the most significant acts of resistance to the insidious East German communist regime

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Topography of Terror
See an original section of the Berlin Wall and find out why it went up, and how it came down. See as well the headquarters of the Nazi SS and Gestapo, now the Topography of Terror Museum.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Arguably the most famous Cold War location! See where the USA and the Soviet Union came face to face as allies every single day. Hear stories of tanks, spies, escapes, and finish your 2-hour private Berlin walking tour.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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