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3-Hour East Berlin Walking Tour provided by SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Berlin

3-Hour East Berlin Walking Tour

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  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from 3-Hour East Berlin Walking Tour
- Guides will wear masks and gloves when required - Guests are encouraged to bring their own masks - Guests will be required to provide personal details (name, phone number) - Smaller groups to ensure appropriate social distance - Tour group pictures will no longer be taken
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Learn about key events that happened during the Cold War period on this guided walking tour of East Berlin. Explore Berlin’s former Soviet sector and learn what life was like behind the Iron Curtain. See crossing spots in the wall like the “Palace of Tears” and the “Death Strip.” Plus find out how this influenced modern-day Berlin.
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You'll start at
Berlin Free Walking Tour, Departure Point
Unter den Linden 80, 10117 Berlin, GermanyYour East Berlin Walking Tour meets in front of the Starbucks at the Brandenburg Gate (S/U-Bahn Brandenburger Tor). Look for the SANDEMANs NEW Europe team with a red t-shirt and red umbrella..
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  • Pass by Brandenburg Gate
  • 1
    Embassy of Russia in Berlin
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 2
    Palace of Tears
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 3
    Berlin Wall Memorial
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 4
    East Side Gallery
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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    Pass by Bernauer Straße 36 Objektgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
You'll end at
Bernauer Straße
10115 Berlin, Germany
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Highlights
  • History buffs visiting Berlin will enjoy this specialized tour
  • This tour easily fits into a day of sightseeing
  • It provides a great introduction to the city's Cold War history
  • Learn about what life was like for East Germans
Important Information
Departure Point
Berlin Free Walking Tour, Departure Point, Unter den Linden 80, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Duration
3h
Return Details
Bernauer Straße, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Inclusions
  • Local English- or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Break partway through
Exclusions
  • Transportation - an AB travel ticket should be purchased before joining the tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children under the age of 13 may join free, however, please note that some content may not be suitable for younger guests
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 3.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • You will need to purchase an AB day transport ticket for this tour
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, comfortable shoes are recommended
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Natalie G wrote a review Yesterday
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Ernestina was an excellent tour guide. The perfect balance of informative and humours chat. Would definitely recommend her tour. She absolutely knows her stuff and is clearly massively passionate about what she does.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Zizi S wrote a review 5 Aug
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This tour was so good! I had Ernestina leading the tour who was very knowledgable and charismatic and really know what she was talking about. It was such a good way to see Berlin and get some extra info that you would get just from visiting those places by yourself. Would highly
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Date of experience: July 2020
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F.GM wrote a review Jul 2020
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Very interesting tour with Ernestina. We learned a lot about how the Iron Curtain came to be, and how it developed during the 28 years it was operating. Ernestina was able to deliver a tour with both heart-touching moments and humor. Very strongly recommended!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Ngan Vu wrote a review Jul 2020
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Tina was my guide and she is really knowledgable and funny. She let me knew a lot about Berlin and highly recommend to try with SANDEMAN
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Catarina wrote a review Jul 2020
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This 3 hour trip was fantastic. We learned a lot about the East Berlin history. Australian guide Ernestina was very knowledgeable and an awsame communicator. We saw the area where the tunnels were. Strongly recommended!
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EveTrav
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Amazing tour with Sarah!
We had an amazing Berlin free walking tour with Sarah today. She is everything and more we'd expect from an excelle
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edmondv952
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Third Reich walk tour
Great tour with alot attention for details and facts, Maria was the perfect guide! The walking distance was not too
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AMariscalD
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Amazing free guided tour
My couple and I enjoyed really much the tour we did with Ernestina (one of the best guides I’ve ever had).
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381zizis
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Great tour
I really really enjoyed this tour and thought it was cool to see a different side to Berlin and have the background
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170elisat
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Amazing guide!
Our guide Chris The Canadian was amazing! He gave us an incredible background not only on Berlin history but also o
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mahmoudw540
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Really nice tour
I have done the free walk tour today with Susane ,she is a great tour guide and really knowledgeable....if you are
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nganvu123
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Communist and Communist Berlin Wall tour
Sarah was my guide in the Communist and Communist Berlin Wall tour. Definitely a great guide and she helped me know
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David as a guide
What at great guide is David! Thanks to his knowledge and professionalism we felt in love with Berlin and learn a l
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fabianl103
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Entertaining and historically accurate tour with Chris
Our tour guide Chris/ Canadian Chris/ Beer Model Chris made the tour through Berlin very entertaining for us, with
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ReannaKlanseck
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BEST TOURS EVER!
I went on three tours with Sandeman’s- the free walking tour and alternative Berlin walking tour with Susan (who is
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Friendly Berlin
We have done 2 tours: the free walking tour in Berlin and also the Mauer Tour, both with the guide Sophie. Both tou
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NicaPrincess13
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3 hour Free Berlin Walking Tour
My friends and I took a Sandemans free tour today and it was great! We learned so much about Berlin! Our tour guide
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Samir A
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Best Tour I had it in Europe, because of Rob.
I had Rob as a guide for my tour and I was really impressed with his passion and interactive way of showing us the
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Free-tour Berlin
Canadian Chris was an absolutely great guide. Fun, professional and kept information interesting the whole time. Th
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espin0zariver0
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Great Tour
Excellent tour, our guide María makes the tour very entertaining. Very good service provided by Maria.
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