Guided tour

Berlin: East Berlin Guided Walking Tour

Berlin: East Berlin Guided Walking Tour

From US$ 156.51 per group up to 15

Explore the former capital of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) on this walking tour in East Berlin. Discover what life was like on the eastern side of the wall in the communist GDR.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English, Russian, Chinese
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  • Step into the past as your guided paints a picture of the GDR
  • Get more information about what life was like in the communist state
  • Learn about the surprising relationship between the Soviet Union and GDR
  • Visit East Berlin monuments at the Frederik II and the Marx-Engels statue
  • See the Brandenburg gate from Paris square
Full description

Dive into the history of east Berlin on this walking tour. Walk to sights like Bebelplatz square, the Frederik II monument, and the Marx-Engels statue. Choose from a private or a group tour.

Meet your guide in Paris square next to the Brandenburg gate. Listen as your guide tells you about why the communist German state was created. Stroll to the Russian embassy and hear about the difficult relationship between the Soviet Union and East Germany.

Find out how the East German government used organized political demonstrations in Berlin`s historical quarter at Bebelplatz. Let your guide tell you how Prussian the East German statue was at the monument of Frederik II.

Continue to the Humboldt-Forum where your guide will tell you what happened after the surrender of 1945. Finish at the Marx-Engels-Monument in Alexanderplatz square.

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide in front of the Jewelry shop of the Hotel Adlon. The Jewelry shop is not at the main entrance next to the British embassy.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Product ID: 408611