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Berlin Locals Private Tours

Gotenstr. 4, 10829 Berlin, Germany
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Berlin and Potsdam tours

We were on a group tour and Arja was our tour guide. The first day we toured Berlin, and the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
dgrph
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Eldridge, Iowa
Interesting and informative tour of Berlin

In September I, along with others in my group, had the pleasure of taking a tour of Berlin with... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Chuck50390
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Granville, Ohio
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Hello, we are Arja and Caroline and we are your Berlin Locals – the best alternative to your Berlin guide book.Let us take you on your tour through Berlin, put together by ourselves, Berlin Locals and German historians, and designed individually according to your interests, wishes and needs, starting exactly where you want it to start from – your local hotel, the local station or airport or directly from the docks of your cruise ship.
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Gotenstr. 4, 10829 Berlin, Germany
Schöneberg
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"san souci"
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"german perspective"
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"local history"
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"world war ii"
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"personal stories"
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"fantastic guide"
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"informative tour"
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"excellent tour"
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"caroline"
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"knowledge"
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"insight"
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"tailor"
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"germany"
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were on a group tour and Arja was our tour guide. The first day we toured Berlin, and the second day Potsdam. The tours were very informative. We learned about World War II from the German perspective which is sometimes different from what US...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

In September I, along with others in my group, had the pleasure of taking a tour of Berlin with Berlin Locals. Arja, and her dog, did an outstanding job of showing around Berlin, and the next day to San Souci. She made the history fun...More

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Berlin L, Inhaber at Berlin Locals Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thanks Chuck, Lulu and I had a great time with your group.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I have been bringing a group of 50+ students and faculty to Berlin for 17 years. For most of those years, Arja has led our group on a comprehensive 4-hour historical tour of central Berlin--from the Wilhelmstrasse to the Tiergarten. My students consistently come away...More

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Berlin L, Inhaber at Berlin Locals Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thanks Judi, I am really looking forward to seeing you and your students again this year.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Arja was a great guide. Having been to Berlin before, somehow even if it was a sight we had seen, she brought it more to life. Lulu was also an added attraction! Thank you and we hope to meet again.

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Berlin L, Inhaber at Berlin Locals Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for your kind words, Lulu and I had a great day as well and you know what they say - you always meet twice in life.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

I work at a study abroad program in Berlin and I book Berlin Locals to give my students a tour of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp twice a year. Arja has always given the tours, and she is outstanding from beginning to end. She is prompt...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Arja has been doing tours for several university groups for me for eight years. She has been our guide at Sachsenhausen and in Berlin. With one university group, she also traveled with us to Leipzig and Dresden. I would give her the highest marks--she is...More

Thank Andrew W
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Berlin L, Inhaber at Berlin Locals Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for your kind words, Andrew. I am always happy to see you and your groups in Berlin and thanks for taking Lulu and me to Dresden and Leipzig. Touring with you and your groups doesn´t feel like work to me. See you soon...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

I've taught a summer study abroad course for American university students in Berlin since 2012, and have relied on Arja to guide my class on a tour of Sachsenhausen each time. The breadth and depth of knowledge she provides has never failed to impress both...More

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Berlin L, Inhaber at Berlin Locals Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thanks Cam, and even though Sachsenhausen is a more serious day during a stay in Berlin I am really looking forward to meeting your students this year and seeing you again in June.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I have worked with Arja with several groups trips to Berlin and will do so again. Her knowledge of the local history is excellent and she can frame it inside of the broader historical context. She is also willing to discuss current events in Berlin...More

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Berlin L, Inhaber at Berlin Locals Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thanks for your kind words, Scott. I have to say your groups are always a good laugh even though you are mostly a lot better drinkers than I am. See you again this year, maybe this time in Munich.

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We booked our tour with Caroline and asked her to help us understand Berlin's history as a divided and reunified city. She met us at our hotel and took us to the memorial for the Berlin Wall. It was the perfect place to share the...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We were put in touch with Caroline because our original guide was busy on that day. Let me assure you that it was a pleasant surprise. She was charming, well informed, engaging and kind. We had a great time! She answered all of our questions...More

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