Cold War Walking Tour of Berlin

This guided Berlin walking tour will show you the staging ground of the military conflict between the Western world and the communist world. With your expert guide, see the Berlin Wall and hidden areas of the Death Strip, former guard towers and underground 'Ghost Stations', the Soviet Embassy and espionage points of the CIA and KGB. Learn about the leaders of East Germany, including Erich Honecker, and hear from your guide how life was like for Berlin's citizens during the almost 45 years of conflict.

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  • What's included :
    • Local Expert Guide
    • Free map of Berlin
    What's excluded :
    • Berlin Transport AB Zone ticket
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Berlin Friedrichstrasse Station
    • Entry/Admission - Admiralspalast Berlin
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Berlin Friedrichstrasse Station, Georgenstr. 14/17, 10117 Berlin Germany

    Take a ghost train ride from our meeting point through the old Cold War ghost stations

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: Palace of Tears, Reichstagufer 17 Mitte, 10117 Berlin Germany

    Admiralpalast- ghost train ride, Cold War visa control access point

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Admiralspalast Berlin, Friedrichstr. 101, 10117 Berlin Germany

    See the location where the East German Political Party (SED) was founded in 1946

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Chapel of Reconciliation, Bernauer Str. 4, 10115 Berlin Germany

    Chapel of Reconciliation

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial of the Berlin Wall, Bernauer Strasse 111, 13355 Berlin Germany

    Death strip area, East German guard tower, Tunnel 57 (longest and most successful escape tunnel), Chapel of Reconciliation, first death at the Berlin Wall, where people jumped out of windows to escape the oppression of socialistic East Germany

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Alexanderplatz, 10178 Berlin Germany

    Tv tower, compare architecture styles of East and West Germany

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Alexanderplatz, 10178 Berlin, Germany
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please bring a Berlin Transport AB Zone ticket (approx 7 euros)
    • As a good amount of walking is involved, comfortable shoes are recommended
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Insider Tour Berlin

Activity ID: V-5560COLDWAR

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