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Berlin City Tour - City Sightseeing

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Address: Tauentzienstrasse 16, 12099 Berlin, Germany
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+49 30 68302641
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The best way to explore Berlin. A fascinating tour at your own pace, in our...

The best way to explore Berlin. A fascinating tour at your own pace, in our stunning double-decker buses. We offer 4 tours, 3 bus tours and 1 boat tour.

Hop on and off at all the places you'd love to visit with our ticket.

Traditional Tour:

Discover all the major sights of Berlin on the Traditional Tour in our double-decker buses.

After all, Brandenburg Gate, KaDeWe, Checkpoint Charlie and TV Tower are absolute must-sees for anyone visiting Berlin!

You also have the opportunity to explore the heart of the city on your own initiative.

The Tour takes about 2 hours (with live-commentary in English and German or with commentary via headphones in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese).

Wall & Lifestyle Tour:

You think you've already seen everything?

Visit the Berlin Wall Memorial, investigate an original WWII bunker, discover Prenzlauer Berg with its countless restaurants, cafes and galleries or see the East Side Gallery, the longest preserved part of the Berlin Wall on our Wall & Lifestyle Tour.

The Tour takes about 2 hours (with live-commentary in English and German or with commentary via headphones in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese).

Westend Tour:

Join us on our Westend Tour and explore the old West Berlin. You will not only drive through exclusive residential areas and down the famous Ku’damm; the tour features a number of real Berlin highlights such as Charlottenburg Palace, ICC and Radio Tower or the Olympic Stadium. Don’t miss the chance to climb the Bell Tower in the Olympic Park and enjoy an astonishing view of Berlin. The tour takes about 2 hours with live-commentary in English and German.

Boat Tour:

Discover Berlin from a different point of view.

Take a boat cruise on the River Spree and see the most famous sights of Berlin.

The tour takes about 2 hours with commentary in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Russian.

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We took the red bus city sightseeing tour from Checkpoint Charlie. We were not in time the previous day as we had mistakenly enterpreted the finish time as manageable, without... read more

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If I could give them less I would! I have never been so disgusted with a company in my life (and I'm quite easy to please). Firstly, there are no signs to tell you where stops are, so if you walk to a stop, you actually don't know where buses stop. We ran to catch a bus as we were... More 

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The traditional (tour A) tour takes in all the major sights with good hop on hop off stops located nearby. You can do a silly walk to the Holocaust memorial, Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, checkpoint Charlie, Berlin Wall memorial etc as well as seeing the main squares. If you have a Berlin City Pass you get a 5 euro reduction on... More 

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We took the red bus city sightseeing tour from Checkpoint Charlie. We were not in time the previous day as we had mistakenly enterpreted the finish time as manageable, without taking off the time for the trip itself. The bus tour is not to be missed and this one didn't seem badly organised. However it was dated and seemed rather... More 

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Berlin in a whole is great place to visit specially the Christmas market; (it was few days after we been with the suicide track came along). But won't stop me going because of that incident. Highly recommended as we had a great time. We visited parliament but you have to book in advance at least 3 months before hand but... More 

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We bought a two day ticket for two of the routes. The first bus we got on had recorded commentary which consisted of two men having a conversation about the sights etc. To be honest I found this a bit strange and slightly confusing! We got off and waited for a live tour which was worth the wait. We did... More 

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What we most liked about the City Sightseeing tour was the number of routes on offer, which cover a wide variety of spread out sights, making getting to them all much easier than it would be using just public transport. On the long C tour we especially liked the live commentary provided by the funny, friendly guide who really brought... More 

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City bus tours are, for me, the best way to see a new city. We visited during late March, and booked both the West and the East tours. We started by travelling on the West tour on our first day. We did not want to get off and see the sights particularly that day as we'd had an early start,... More 

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Worst bus service I've used. Really bad bus timing. When I purchased, they said there was a bus every 15min, but that's far from the case. One time I waited over half an hour for the bus to arrive. Some of the buses are also pretty old and not comfortable. Should have definitely paid the 7 EUR extra and bought... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a hop on hop off bus tour but the speaker system was so poor you could hardly hear the guide. Also the information given was not great and was very monotonous.

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We always do the hop on hop off buses whenever we arrive in a new city so have a lot of experience of them. Unfortunately this company in Berlin failed to impress. Not as many buses as competitors and the live commentary was not very engaging. Too many 15 minute or half hour breaks too ! Also on our second... More 

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