This top tour list serves as an inspiration for your individual Berlin city tour. The length of all city tours and city walks can be adapted.

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Potsdamer Platz BerlinTHE BERLIN STARTER TOUR

The Berlin Starter Tour is perfect for your first visit in Berlin! You see all the main highlights: Brandenburg Gate, Potsdam Square, the Berlin Wall, Government District, Unter den Linden, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin Palace, Kurfürstendamm, Memorial Church, Checkpoint Charlie …

Berliner Mauer topographie des Terrors Berlin 20. Jahrhundert Reichsluftfahrtministerium

CITY WALK BERLIN 20TH CENTURY

Berlin’s iconic spots in the city center: Potsdamer Platz. Berlin Wall, Hitler’s chancellery and bunker, Topography of Terror, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe / Holocaust Memorial, Brandenburg Gate, Paris Square, Federal Parliament in Reichstag, Federal Chancellery


MY FOCUS: NATIONAL SOCIALIST AND JEWISH BERLIN HISTORY



 Neue Synagoge, Jewish BerlinJEWISH BERLIN

Some points of Berlin’s Jewish history: New Synagogue, Museum Otto Weidt’s Workshop of the Blind with a hide-out within a network of support for Jews, Jewish Cemetery with Moses Mendelssohn‘s tomb stone, Daniel Libeskind’s Jewish Museum, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe / Holocaust Memorial,  Rosen Street’s Womens’ Protest, site of oldest synagogue, Stumble Stones, Schöneberg Memorials, Wannsee Conference Villa, Max Liebermann’s villa, Memorial Track 17, where deportation trains left Berlin.

Berlin Reichskanzlei HitlerNAZIS IN BERLIN 

From 1933 to 1945, Berlin was the capital of National Socialist Germany’s dictatorship, labeled “Third Reich”. Authentic Nazi sites in Berlin: Aviation Ministry of Hermann Göring’s, the site of the Reichs Chancellery and Hitler’s bunker, Tempelhof AirportOlympic Stade, Joseph Goebbels’ Propaganda Ministr, headquarters of SS and Gestapo / Topography of Terror. The Memorial to the Murderes Jews of Europe / Holocaust Memorial, SA prison, Memorial of German Resistance, execution site Plötzensee, Memorial Concentration Camp Sachsenhausen, High Command Wehrmacht, plans for Germania.

   JEWISH MUSEUM BERLIN

   Daniel Libeskind built a building with voids and without right angles. It shows the history of German Jewry from the Middle Ages until today. The thrilling building opened 2001. Even as an empty building, it attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors, and ever since I offer museum tours in the Jewish Museum Berlin.



BERLIN WALL  Berlin Wall, East-Side-Gallery

Called “Wall of Shame” or “Anti-Capitalist Protection Wall”, the Berlin Wall divided Berlin for 28 years. Visit different wall pieces on a city tour, or explore in-depth in a city walk. Hear about the development and layout of the border facilities, escape stories, Documentary Center Bernauer Street, East Side Gallery, Wall piece at Topography of Terror, Checkpoint Charlie, Wall Panorama by Yadegar Asisi.

Potsdam Brandenburg SanssouciPOTSDAM BEAUTY, BRANDENBURG COUNTRYSIDE

Sanssouci is the most famous of 13 Potsdam palaces – but there are parks and palaces hidden from the visitors’ main tracks. Walk across the Bridge of Spies, see the Dutch Quarter or the Russian village Alexandrowka. Cecilienhof Palace hosted the Allies’ Potsdam Conference.

Brandenburg State offers a sharp contrast to the big city life of Berlin. Find manor houses, forests, lakes, a ship lift, monastery ruins, or the jungle river landscape in Spreewald. Enjoy a farm house lunch in a small village and walk around one of 2000 lakes.

CAPITAL BERLIN

The Political Architecture tour focuses on the Federal Line at Spree river, Federal Chancellery, Reichstag / Bundestag, Central Station, Federal Ministry of Interior, Federal Ministry of Education and Research. We can combine with remaining political buildings from the other systems.

PRUSSIAN BERLIN

Berlin’s historic city center was coined by Frederick the Great and architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel. Visit Unter den Linden, Humboldt-University, Bebelplatz with Memorial of the Burning of Books, State Opera, Gendarmenmarkt, Memorial to Victims of Wars and Dictatorships, German History Museum, Museum Island,  Berlin City Palace / Humboldt Forum, Berlin Cathedral.

BERLIN MUSEUMS

Private tours on Museum Island and in several others of about 180 Berlin museums. Visit World Cultural Heritage of the UNESCO: New Museum with Nefertiti, Pergamon Museum, Old National Gallery, Topography of Terror, Charlottenburg Palace, Allied Museum, Stasi Museum, Museum Checkpoint Charlie, Allied Museum, Museum Workshop of the Blind. View above: tour of the Jewish Museum.

DDR – SOCIALIST CITY PLANNING

German Democratic Republic‘s – GDR or DDR – urbanization from the Fifites to the Eighties.  Visit Karl-Marx-Allee, Café Moskau, Kino International, House of Teachers, Alexanderplatz, Palast der Republik, Television Tower,  Soviet Embassy.

BERLIN – PHOTO – TOUR WITH KARSTEN THIELKER

Get your quality portraits with Berlin monuments! This city tour features Karsten Thielker, a Pulitzer Prize winner. He joins us on the very special Berlin Photo Tour. Both of us explain thrilling, historic Berlin pictures of the Berlin Daily Edition.

A Berlin Photo Tour only with Karsten Thielker takes you to thrilling Berlin sites. Karsten invites you to be active and create your own memories, and he shares his photographic knowledge on camera or smartphone photography.

Berlin Schoeneberg KennedySCHÖNEBERG DAILY LIFE

Here in my home disctrict Schöneberg, daily life meets world history. John F. Kennedy said he was a Berliner, Joseph Goebbels proclaimed “total war”. See the Allied Control Council, a market place, a gasometer, Berlin’s most beautiful subway station, parks, shops and cafés, Albert Einstein‘s and Billy Wilder‘s neighborhood.

 

CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS

I ORGANIZE YOUR PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSION FROM THE BALTIC CRUISES, FROM WARNEMUENDE PORT TO BERLIN AND BACK!

 

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