Berlin Sightseeing Tour: See all that you can’t miss in one of Europe’s most exciting cities with a panoramic tour of Berlin.
* Discover the main sights in just three hours
* Expert guide on hand to show you around
* Explore Berlin’s dramatic history
Explore the historic St Nicholas district, see Museum Island, stroll along the famous Unter den Linden, admire Humboldt University and Bebelplatz, behold the Royal Library, State Opera and the Gendarmenmarkt Square. Learn about Hitler’s rise to power at the Topography of Terror and also how the Berlin Wall divided the city in two before visiting Potsdamer Platz and the Brandenburg Gate.
Your adventure begins in the St Nicholas district (Nikolaiviertel) which is opposite Museum Island, a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1999, and the Berliner Dom cathedral. Walk along the Kaiserallee, Unter den Linden, past Humboldt University and Bebelplatz, where you will learn all about the notorious Nazi book burnings that took place here. See the Royal Library, the State Opera and one of the most beautiful squares in Berlin, the Gendarmenmarkt. Hear the details of Hitler's rise to power and see the remains of the Gestapo headquarters at the impressive history exhibition known as the Topography of Terror. Recall the suffering of the Jews at the Holocaust memorial.
Arrive at Checkpoint Charlie and find out about the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall, and about the lives of the East Germans who risked it all to escape to the West. This landmark location is replete with period photographs. Admire the spectacular Potsdamer Platz, a shining example of the city’s contemporary architecture, and finish the tour at the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol of reunified Berlin.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at hotels in Berlin city centre optional. If not, please make your way to the meeting point.
Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Start/opening time: At 10am.
Others: The tour ends at the city center.