This free walking tour is highly recommended as an ideal way to get the best out of your time in Berlin. It does really well to manage to get so much into 3 hours, which fly by. Extremely interesting content is presented by truly knowledgeable guides with enthusiasm and energy and, as they themselves are local Berliners, they take pride in helping you have a very authentic Berlin experience – so do ask them questions and find out more about the German capital from them as you travel through the now contemporary streets which once saw a great deal of very important history.A fair distanced is covered on this free tour but the route and distance between stops means this is very easily manageable and enjoyable while the main sites are covered, including the likes of the Brandenburg gate and Checkpoint Charlie, as well as little-known oddities and anecdotes. An excellent tour by excellent local guides and well-worth doing for a compelling insight to the world city of Design.
On this Free Walking Tour you’ll discover Berlin’s turbulent past, cultural present and contemporary society in 3 exciting hours. Delve into it’s intense history of war, dictatorship and see the wall which divided this remarkable city in two. Meet our passionate guides who’ll share with you tales & stories you won’t find in any guidebook. Gain an in-depth experience into this incredible city on our insightful tour.
This tour includes:
Museum Island — Berlin Cathedral — Friedrich the Great — Infamous Berlin Wall — Einstein & Humboldt University — Story of Berlin buddy bear — Luftwaffe HQ — TV Tower — Reichstag & Tiergarten — Topography of Terror — the site of Hitler's former bunker — Checkpoint Charlie — Fall of the Berlin Wall — Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe — Brandenburg Gate — Gendarmenmarkt — Unter den Linden
“Great trip with enthusiastic guide.”
Reviewed on June2, 2016
Despite the freezing cold, we spent a really interesting day, knowing some famous places in Berlin from a bit other perspective than from guidebooks- thanx, Hexi!
“Free tour in Berlin with Chloe”
Reviewed on June1, 2016
Really had an awesome experience on my tour. My guide, Chloe, was great. We only had three people in the tour because it was pouring rain out but she still continued with it and did a great job…
“great experience definitely worth doing”
Reviewed on May 30, 2016
Our tour guide was great. She knew a lot of history, we saw so much of Berlin. It was definitely a highlight of our trip It was a couple of hours long so if its a sunny day bring a hat and some…
The closest S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations to Lustgarten are Hackescher Markt (lines S5 and S7) and Alexander Platz (lines S5, S7, U2, U5 and U8). Both of them are within 5-10 minutes walking distance from the meeting point.
If you are coming from Hackescher Markt, once you get off the S-Bahn take Burgstrasse, which becomes Spreepromenade situated along the riverbank. Once you see the bridge on your right, cross it and walk to the Berliner Dom. Congratulations, you have arrived to Lustgarten, the square in front of the Old Museum and the Cathedral! Walk to the middle of the square and look for our guides with light-blue Hostelculture T-shirts and umbrellas at the marble bowl.
Coming from Alexanderplatz take Karl-Liebknecht-Straße, pass St. Mary’s Church on the left, towards Museum Island. Cross the bridge and continue to the Berliner Dom. Once at the Dom make a right onto the Lustgarten. Our guides with light blue Hostelculture T-shirts and umbrellas are waiting for you at the marble bowl in the centre.
Things to note
Booking for this tour is recommended to reserve your space specially during high season. This helps us to guarantee you’ll receive a top quality tour!