Discover the Berlin Wall During Cold War Self-Guided Tour

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Duration: 50 minutes

Departs: Berlin, Berlin

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the Berlin Wall in this immersive private audio tour about the concrete barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Trace where the Berlin Wall once stood and learn how Berlin's place during the Cold War as part of the Iron Curtain defined the city for the second half of the 20th century. 

Narrated by a local historian, this Berlin walk is all about exploring how Berlin has changed since the late 1940s, affecting the lives of those living both in the east and west.   

We’ll walk through the remains of the wall and explore both East and West Berlin, visiting Ackerstraße, Tunnel 57 and parts of the Berlin Wall. 

Venture off the tourist trail and get a local feel for the area, as you learn about the area’s history, take pictures in front of the graffiti artwork that now covers the wall’s remains, and learn about the famous people that lived in this neighbourhood.

Note: This is a self-guided audio walking tour and does not include entrance tickets

What's Included

Access to your self-guided audio tour

Audio tour provided by a local or historian

Instagram Hotspots: We find the spot for your perfect picture

Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy sites, without getting lost

Offline Mode: Download tours in advance to listen without WiFi

What's Not Included


Mobile device

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • 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

Memorial of the Berlin Wall
Begin the tour next to a model of the Berlin Wall where we can see a bird’s eye view of how a clash of ideologies between capitalism and communism impacted Berlin physically. Stand on the border between ‘Mitte’, a borough which belonged to the Soviets, and ‘Wedding’, part of the western French Sector.

Visit the Memorial to the victims of the Berlin Wall, erected here in the former death strip in memory of those who lost their lives as a result of the division of Berlin. You can see beneath each face is a name and their dates of birth and death. Notice also, how there are some blank windows, representing indirect victims of the wall.

Take a peek between the slabs of concrete in the rear wall and see one of the Guard Towers. Learn how there was a huge investment of time, energy and of course money, all in order to secure the border.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Cross the double-cobblestone brick line and head into into East Berlin, down Ackerstraße. Learn about the realities of communism for people living in East Berlin. Look out into the distance and spot the famous TV Tower and hea about the media and espionage during the Cold War.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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