A Divided City: Cold War Berlin Private Tour

Magpie ID: ZLAXOP
Reservation System: Rezdy
API Provider: Rezdy
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Location: Berlin
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 4.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights Experience the tale of two cities
Visit the Bernauer Strasse Memorial and where the wall stood
Explore the ‘Ghost Station’ of Nordbahnhof
Site of bittersweet reunions at the Friedrichstraße
Take a stroll through the Karl-Marx Allee
Summary
Journey into the past as you trace the impact of the Cold War on the city, and its people
Description

For over 40 years, Berlin stood divided, split in half – both politically and physically. Two Berlins existing side-by-side: one leading example of a ‘perfect’ Communist capital, the other an enclave of the West behind the Iron Curtain.

* Come across what remains of the **Berlin Wall** at the moving **Bernauer Strasse Memorial**. 
* Explore the **‘Ghost Station’ of Nordbahnhof**, which was once used as espionage points by the CIA and the KGB. 
* Visit the **Friedrichstraße** checkpoint – the site of bittersweet reunions and subsequent farewells during the Cold War. 
* Take a stroll through the **Karl-Marx Allee** – a boulevard that was the centre of socialist activity.

Discover why the city became a defining symbol of the Cold War, in this fascinating half-day tour of the sites that capture its mid-twentieth century division best. Trace the line of the infamous Berlin Wall, as your knowledgeable guide weaves together Cold War history with tales of daily life from both sides of the city.

Included A friendly, professional local guide with first-hand knowledge of the area
Plenty of time to take photos of the spectacular sights
Excluded Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
Cost of hotel pick up/drop off. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport
Know before you book Please bring comfortable walking shoes
Should you require a specific pick up location, additional fees may apply and are payable locally
Kids under 4 are free
Know before you go Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time
Please bring waterproof clothing in case it rains
Additional Information Not wheelchair accessible
Health Items Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 48 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times

Season:

All year: From 01-01-2020 To 12-31-2020
Sunday 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Monday 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Tuesday 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Wednesday 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Thursday 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Friday 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Saturday 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 52.516818, 13.381223
Address: Embassy of Hungary, Berlin, Berlin, DE
Notes: By the entrance to the Embassy of Hungary
Start Location Notes Embassy of Hungary, Berlin, Berlin, DE
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Notes:
Start Location Notes Embassy of Hungary, Berlin, Berlin, DE
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

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