Uncover Berlin's past and present on this enlightening 4-hour walking tour through Mitte, the city’s historic center. Walk along the Berlin Wall, stroll down Unter den Linden to Brandenburg Gate, see the Reichstag and Holocaust Memorial, hear the story behind Checkpoint Charlie and learn about the Topography of Terror museum. Listen as your guide ties important monuments, buildings and memorials to the city’s complex Prussian, Imperial, Nazi and Cold War past, weaving history into a detailed narrative. Compare these historical sights with modern marvels such as Potsdamer Platz and Friedrichstrasse.
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The city of Potsdam, once home to Prussian kings and the German Kaiser holds plenty of intriguing stories and historical gems. Ready for a trip back in time? Join your favorite local on a private day trip to Potsdam and go on an intriguing storytelling journey about wars, alliances, arts, and sciences, as well as personal woes and obsessions. Hear more about the Prussian dynasty and how it shaped Germany's future in the times of the First and Second Reich while admiring beautiful Rococo and Baroque architecture. This private day trip allows you to retrace history by visiting highlights such as the Long Bridge and the Alter Markt. Here, you'll find out how the first Prussian King positioned Prussia within the Holy Roman Empire. The stories your favorite local has in store for you, are fascinating! Wander through the streets in Potsdam and you'll realize they are full of stories! Enjoy the architectural gems of the city and explore Germany's royal past. Your local host will help you imagine how it was living in Potsdam 300 years ago. A 15 min bus ride will take you to the famous New Palace, while a stroll through the famous Sansoucci Park will lead you to the glorious sight of the main residence, built by the most celebrated king of Prussia. Remember, your day trip can be 100% personalized. Let your local host know your preferences and they'll fuly customize the tour, just for you! * Public Transport tickets are included in the tour price
Offering breathtaking views over the German capital, the TV Tower cuts a striking image against the Berlin skyline. Secure yourself a hassle-free entrance ticket to this famous city attraction and bypass the infamous queues of people lining up outside.
BestOfBerlin hop-on hop-off tour not only let you explore the majority of Berlin's sights but also allows you to hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard convertible double-decker buses. There are 18 stops around Berlin, and buses serve the stops every 10/15 minutes. If you wish you can lean back and enjoy the audio-commentary on board - 20 languages available - and the entire route / lap in about 2h without leaving the bus.Tickets are valid for 24h or 48h from first use within operating hours. Most of the "You must have seen"-sights are easily accessible enroute like Checkpoint Charlie, Berline Dome (Cathedral), Pergamon Museum, Brandenburg Gate and the enchanting Charlottenburg Palace.
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Get ready for a unique Berlin experience! Taste the best German craft beers in town: traditional, new and original. Explore one of the hippest neighborhoods in town, Kreuzberg, and try out all of the Berliners’ favorites beers. Plus, you'll get insights on the local lifestyle and the city’s vibrant nightlife. What can be better than that? Start with a uniquely brewed traditional lager beer in one of the most beloved micro-breweries in Berlin. The cool thing? You can take your beer to go, a lot of Berliners pick and take their beer at home! Have your next beer at a nice spot with a quirky interior design. Taste the proper tank beer Pilsner Urquell which is as fresh as you can get: shelf-life for tank beer is just three weeks from leaving the brewery, and only one week once the tank is first opened. Step into the next typical hidden spot in town, only known by locals, another Berlin typical bar. Try a Schopper Hell for a taste of an unfiltered regional product created with a unique low-temperature treatment. If you're lucky, the brewer himself will serve it to you. He will tell you all about the hard-work and mastery behind it! Finish at a hip microbrewery, popular among the new beer lover generation. Discover the unique flavors of locally brewed craft beer. Pale ale is the new trend, so get ready for it! Fruity and fresh, it will make you feel like the evening just started again! Paired up with it, you’ll get a traditional salty German snack. The best part? Get useful tips about the best places to continue your evening right with your host. From local bars to the newest party spots in town - it’s time to experience the vibrant nightlife! Our amazing locals are ready to welcome you in their city! Check out their profiles and pick the host you like most.
Enjoy VIP entry to the panorama floor of Berlin's TV Tower and take a seat at the window. See the city and all its sights such as Potsdamer Platz, the Brandenburg Gate, the cathedral and the Olympic Stadium, from 200 meters above.
Enjoy a guided tour through Berlin's parliament and government district and visit the dome of the Reichstag. Learn more about history, architecture, and politics, while you explore the Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz and others landmarks.
Start your tour at Alexanderplatz and let's follow the line where Berlin Wall once stood. Continue along the river Spree and enjoy beautiful panoramas (Spreebalcony). After crossing the former border back to East again I will point you a place where snipers used to watch and shoot at people who tried to escape from East to West Berlin. The tour will continue into the Alt-Treptow district and the wonderful Treptower Park where you will be able to admire the impressive Soviet War Memorial. I'll tell you everything about the history and give you local insights about it. Interested in discovering a very old peninsula with its 5000-year history and its recent industrial and brewery history? I will show you around an ancient Alt-Stralau that is changing rapidly. After Alt Stralau we will continue to the heart of Friedrichshain district and its numerous cafes and restaurants around Boxhagener Platz. We will stop for a snack and a drink before we continue to Frankfurter Tor - a twin tower gate dominating the magnificent Karl Marx Allee. Our next stop will be at the fairytale-like Oberbaum Bridge that used to be the border between East and West Berlin. The East side Gallery starts here and we'll follow the Wall all the way to Ostbahnhof. Here will check the world most famous techno music club Berghain and then continue along Karl-Marx-Allee with its impressive Stalinist buildings in wedding cake style. Once we're back in Alexanderplatz, your tour ends there. If there's anything that you would like to change or add on this tour, please let me know. I can always personalize it 100% for you and your friends.
If you want to spend a day away from the buzzing streets of Berlin, let me offer you a ride. Let me show you Berlin through the comfort of a car ride. You'll get a chance to see most of East & West Berlin, including highlights and hidden gems along the way. Let's start at the Reichstag building from where we can take a short walk to get the best view of the Reichstag, Brandenburg gate and the Holocaust memorial. Now we are ready to kick start our car trip! During our car trip, we will cover East & West of Berlin and we will visit places like the Potsdamer Platz, the newly built Berlin Castle as we ride to Alexanderplatz where we will stop by to check the East Side Gallery. This tour can be 100% personalized. Do you wish to add any other stops? It's possible! A pick up in the hotel? Of course! Just don't hesitate to let me know!
Start your tour from the heart of East Berlin and cycle through Alexanderplatz while you'll take in the views of the most important landmarks such as medieval Nikolaiviertel and one of the biggest Jewish monuments in Berlin, the New Synagogue. While we ride our bikes across the bridge, take in the beautiful view of the Spree and enjoy the magnificent view of the new modern Central Station. Not far away we'll find the Reichstag and the government buildings with the German Chancellery. Brandenburg Gate, the status symbol of Berlin is on our route, so get ready to snap some cool photos. We'll continue our adventure to the West side of Berlin, passing the Bellevue Castle, the Column of Victory, cycle though Tiergarten park, passing Zoo Station and Ku'damm area all the way to amazing Potsdamer Platz.. Of course, we won't miss Holocaust Memorial not far from the place where Hitler's bunker used to stand. When the time comes, we're heading back to your starting point -Alexander Platz - where we will return the bikes. This tour is more than a step back German history: besides checking the main spots and give you local insights about the places you have visited, I will give you private recommendations to enjoy the rest of your stay. If there's any other place that you would like to include in your tour, please let me know. I'm happy to 100% personalize this experience for you.
Berlin's summers are meant to be enjoyed, and if you are looking for a fun way to see the city when the weather is at its best, then let me give you a ride! Let's go on a cool ride in the city on my convertible car! I'll make sure to include all the sights you don't want to miss, as well as my personal tips. Just sit back and enjoy the wind in your hair and the best views from the comfort of the car! From famous historical spots such as the East Side Gallery and Checkpoint Charlie to contemporary hubs such as Alexanderplatz and Potsdamer Platz. There's a lot to explore in Berlin and with me as your guide, you can relax, take in the sights and hear all the local stories. I'll pick you up at your accommodation and from there the fun begins! Enjoy the sun and take in the sights on this private ride. You can also take the best photos this way. I'll stop at the best photo locations and whenever you want to see something up-close. Feel free to ask me anything you want to know about this incredible city! Want to include different spots or neighborhoods on your tour? Just let me know and I can customize the tour for you!
Sit back and relax! Explore the historic city of Potsdam on a private car tour with a friendly local. Drive by the famous palaces of Frederick the Great and learn Germany's royal past. With architectural gems, gorgeous landscapes, and fascinating stories; this Berlin car tour to Potsdam is a must. Let's drive back in time! The history of Potsdam is incredible. Once home to Prussian kings and the German Kaiser, it's filled with unbelievable stories and architectural masterpieces that'll take your breath away. Hop into a comfortable Mercedes! We'll start the private day trip in the heart of Berlin, so we'll even pass famous landmarks on our drive to Potsdam. When we arrive, we'll head straight to the famous Glienicke Brücke (Bridge of Spies). Here, Soviets and Americans exchanged captive spies during the Cold War. It sounds like the plot of a movie, but I promise it's true! The day-trip from Berlin will continue to the beautiful Cecilienhof Palace. I can explain to you how Stalin, Churchill, and Truman came together here to shape the future of Germany and the world as we know it. Then we're off to visit the unique wooden houses of Alexandrowka, a former Russian colony. On the road again! Only a few minutes away is the famous Sanssouci Palace and the beautiful Sanssouci park. We can drive around the enormous park and wonder at all the gorgeous architecture including the Grand New Palace. After seeing the palace, we will continue the tour to the center of Potsdam City. We'll explore the charming streets of Potsdam, the historic Gates, and the beautiful Alter Markt. And don't worry, during the tour, there will be time to stop for a meal! Remember, your day trip can be 100% personalized. Let me know your preferences, and I'll fully customize the tour just for you!
Join your local host on this tour for a better understanding of Berlin's Jewish community - past and present. Discover several Jewish places and sights in Berlin starting at the old Jewish cemetery where also a few famous Jewish people are buried, continuing to places of worship - the Synagogues - from the ones that are still standing and the ones that are missing. Along the way, your host will show you a place where German women fought for their Jewish husbands to be released and a historical place where love won. Also, you will see the street where the oldest Jewish cemetery once stood. And through amazing storytelling, you will be able to take a look at the past to understand more vividly these impactful historical facts. Ready for a break? We can include, on a personalized offer, a pit-stop at the local Jewish Cafe and try some kosher snacks. To keep the journey going, you'll visit the 'Transports to Life and Death Sculpture' where your local host has prepared stories about the children who were victims of the Nazi regime and the ones who were saved. Have you heard about the Memorial Fashion Centre at Hausvogteiplatz? You'll hear the whole story at this monument where once Germany's high fashion stores owned by Jews dominated the area and were destroyed by the Nazis. This experience would not be complete without an insightful visit to the Holocaust memorial. Take a look at the past and see how the present has molded from this history and how the locals paid respect through its memorials and preservation of historical sights. All our hosts are passionate storytellers and are ready to share the history of their city with you. Check out their profiles and chose your favorite to take you on a journey into Berlin's past. Would you like to adjust the route a bit? No worries! Just let your host know and they will create a personalized offer just for you.
Ready for an enriching experience in Berlin? On this unique tour, explore Berlin's Museum Island in depth with your favorite local host! Spend a day enjoying the beautiful architecture, the fascinating stories about the beginnings of the city, and the relaxed atmosphere by the riverside. Your tour will take you to the Märkisches Museum, where you can see remains of the Berlin wall. Head inside the Department of Urban development for some fascinating plans & 3D displays about how the city grew over time. Did you know the bear is the symbol of Berlin? Yes! The city even used to display real bears right in the city center. See the place where they used to be held, before heading to the other side of island Berlin's, Fischer Island. Cross onto the island in the middle of the river Spree through the first bridge built here and get ready to explore the historic Nikolai Quarter. Here, you can see the Nikolai church as well as the restored houses of the oldest settlement in the area. Museum Island is named this way for a reason - five major museums call this island home. Admire their stunning architecture, find out what you can see in each of them and decide which ones you'd like to return to! From the Pergamon Museum, Bode Museum, Neues Museum, Old National Gallery and the Humboldt Forum. There's plenty to see and enjoy! Do like the locals do and enjoy the relaxed Berlin atmosphere of the Monbijou Park, where locals love to hang out by the river and take in the views. At the end of the tour, your local host will leave you all set with tickets to go inside the Berlin Dome before saying goodbye. Head into the Berlin Dome - the stunning cathedral is even more impressive on the inside! Explore the church at your own pace and don't forget to head up to the walkway around the dome for some stunning views and explore the crypt on your way out! Remember, your experience can be 100% personalized around your interests! Any museum you would like to visit? Let your local host know and they can help you arrange it!
Head north of Berlin for a tour into the past at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, one of the main concentration camps in Nazi Germany. While you explore the memorial site with a guide, you'll learn the history of the camp and those imprisoned here, providing an essential background to Germany's past and present.
Berlin is a magical place at night, and it's more than meets the eye. If you think it's all about parties and beer, let your local host show you a different side of the city under the moonlight on a private tour. Welcome to the Mitte district, a very metropolitan area, full of shops, street markets, cafes, and restaurants for you to explore. Go to the heart of Berlin and start your night at Alexanderplatz, Berlin's second center and a shopping haven. Explore the historic Nikolai Quarter and see the Nikolai church as well as the restored houses of the oldest settlement in the area. Discover two of Berlin's most beautiful squares and admire their stunning architecture in the evening lights - Gendarmenmarkt and Bebel Platz. Don't skip Berlin's more modern square with glass and steel towers, and the Sony center, before heading to the Brandenburg Gate. Enjoy the quiet atmosphere you can only get at night, and enjoy the sight! Last but not least, head to the Bundestag, the house of the German parliament, and check out its impressive glass dome. From here, a short walk by the river Spree for a beautiful night-time view! This experience can be 100% customized around your wishes! Just pick your favorite local and let them know your preferences.
***Please note this experience is only available November 25 - December 31, 2019*** If you are in Berlin during this holiday season, it is a must to go to the Christmas Markets. Join me on this special, private tour! Let's stroll around the city, take in the main highlights as we enjoy the beautiful decorations and get in the holiday mood. We will start at Alexanderplatz and then head to Medieval Nikolaiviertel Christmas Market. As I tell you my favorite stories about Berlin, you'll experience the first vibes of Christmas! It's then time to go to the Gendarmenmarkt, one of the most beautiful squares in Germany! During the tour, I will also show you some important sights of the city. I can tell you facts about Berlin as well as some interesting German history. All in one tour! Marvel at the famous Friedrichstrasse, beautifully decorated Unter den Linden to Brandenburger Tor. Let's pass the Jewish memorial so that you can see the decorations at the Sony Center, and finish the tour at the Potsdamer Christmas Market. In the end of the tour you can take the fastest elevator in Europe to the top of Potsdamer Platz at Panoramapunkt from where you can see whole Berlin (optional). Let me show you the most beautiful Christmas markets in Berlin while we enjoy some German delicacies and the famous Glühwein (mulled wine). For a personalized experience, send me a message and I’ll make it happen! The Panoramapunkt for the best view of Berlin is open until 6 pm.
Berlin and street art go hand in hand, it really is everywhere! Our passionate local hosts know all the best pieces and are happy to share the stories behind them with you. So what are you waiting for? Join a local host on this artsy tour and get your creative juices flowing. Pick up your rental bike and start your journey through the lesser-known corners of Berlin's central Mitte district. Here you're really in the heart of the city whilst still being off the beaten path. Soak up the alternative vibes as you ride through this trendy neighborhood. Swing by a sculpture of men balancing on wires and buildings. This cool piece is part of a worldwide series from one seriously talented artist. You'll also admire another awesome global project, “Wrinkles of the city”, which was created by a French artist. Head to one of the city's art and culture hubs. Explore a street lined with art galleries, bike past old buildings and enjoy paste-ups created by the most active artists in Berlin. You'll stop by the most famous dance hall in the city, home to an active dance community which still preserves its unique early twentieth-century style. Mitte is one of the most up-and-coming areas in Berlin. Get an insight into how city life was in the 90s at a local hangout. The building may be closed for renovations right now, but it still speaks loudly through its giant mural. All our local hosts are passionate storytellers who are head over heels in love with their city. Our hosts all bring their unique personalities and passions to each experience. So check out their profiles and choose your favorite to show you the artistic side of their city. Want to adjust the route a bit? No worries! All our local hosts are happy to customize this experience based on your wishes. Just let your local host know and they will create a personalized offer just for you.