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Free Tour Berlin Wall

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With our Free Tour Berlin Walll you'll learn about the causes, and consequences, of a divided German state, as the tour takes you on a journey through Berlin and European history, so that you can truly understand how the Wall affected the lives of so many Germans. Besides that, booking it's FREE!!

  • Commemorative plaque along the route of the Berlin Wall
    Commemorative plaque along the route of the Berlin Wall
  • Intact part of the Berlin Wall on Bernauer Strasse
    Intact part of the Berlin Wall on Bernauer Strasse
  • East Side Gallery, graffiti on the Berlin Wall
    East Side Gallery, graffiti on the Berlin Wall
  • Detail of the Berlin Wall
    Detail of the Berlin Wall
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About Free Tour Berlin Wall Intro

This Free Tour will answer all your questions about the Berlin Wall: what was inside it? was it possible to escape? how did people cross it? etc. Our guides will explain everything about the Wall and show you the places where it all took place, always in a respectful but entertaining way, taking you back in time to discover Berlin's recent history.

Itinerary Itinerary

How was the Berlin Wall built? This is the first question our tour will answer, explaining exactly how and why the wall that would divide the German capital in two was built, together with many stories about the ingenious and clever methods the people of Berlin came up with in order to escape. You'll also learn about how the Wall evolved, how the public transport was affected by its construction, and finally how it fell in 1989, and by doing so you'll have a better understanding of German history.

This Free Tour will take you to the Nordbahnhof Station, one of Berlin's abandoned stations, now home to a photographic exhibition that shows what these empty stations looked like and what they meant to the locals. We will visit the Bernauer Strasse Memorial, where we'll visit a section of the Wall that is still preserved, as well the railway tracks that replace the parts that are missing, therefore helping us visualize the original size of the Berlin Wall. 

We couldn't leave Berlin without visiting the East Side Gallery and the  Berlin Wall Memorial, or Gedenkstatte Berliner Mauer, a good example of why sometimes it's important to preserve certain things to avoid forgetting about them. This site was originally meant to be completely demolished, but it ended up being preserved and now it's a place for learning and remembering, home to many exhibitions and cultural events.

We will walk around the Abandoned Berlin Stations, that became unusable after the Wall was built and were therefore closed to prevent people from using them in order to escape. They are now a part of German history and as such an interesting visit. This tour offers all of this plus many more stories, surprises and small details. 

If you want to know more about the city, do not miss the opportunity to visit our Free Tour Berlin and Free Tour Berlin Alternative

Meeting Point

Our guides will wait in Alexanderplatz, next to Primark's main entrance.

Address: Alexanderpl. 5-7, 10178 Berlin, Germany

  • Alexanderpl. 5-7,
    • 10178 Berlin

Details

  • Availability

    • 10:00 h - Every day
  • Duration

    • 3 h approx
  • Included

    • English guide
  • How to get there

    • S-Bahn: S5, S7, S75
    • Tram: M4, M5, M6
    • U-Bahn: U2, U5, U8
    • Bus: 100, 200, M48 y TXL
  • Price

    • Tip Based
  • Cancellation Policy

    • Cancellation is free, but if you are not going to be able to attend the tour or have changed your mind, please cancel the reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting.
  • Covid 19 Travel Health

    The service complies with local regulations and the necessary hygiene measures to avoid infections related to the coronavirus

  • Pet Friendly

    Pets are Welcome on the walking tour

Normas y consejos

  • Para esta visita será necesaria una tarjeta de transporte de día para las zonas AB.

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  • 5.00/5
    Fecha 25/08/20

    Tour muy recomendable.

  • 5.00/5
    Fecha 25/08/20

    Muy buena organización y muy completo

  • 5.00/5
    Fecha 25/08/20

    todo perfecto