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The Cold War fought its battles in the shadows of Berlin. Leave the center of town and head east to explore Berlin’s former Soviet Sector and learn about life behind the Iron Curtain. This guided walking tour lasts 3 hours and is limited to a group size of 9.

Beginning near the Brandenburg Gate at 2:30pm, this walking tour will take you on an exploration of East Berlin to reveal how the city’s former Soviet sector became the front line of the Cold War. Trace the path of the Berlin Wall and discover the lives of those who lived behind the Iron Curtain. Head to the embassies of the major Cold War powers, visit the Palace of Tears, and learn how the Stasi, the largest spy network the world has ever seen, kept an entire population under observation for 40 years.

Berlin was the front line of the Cold War. This 3-hour guided tour explores the people, places and secrets that kept two worlds on the brink of World War III and the wall that separated them:

  • Stasi - East German secret police
  • Life on the front line of the Cold War
  • Escape stories and attempts
  • Communism in the capital
  • Observation and espionage
  • Berlin Wall crossing points (the Palace of Tears)
  • Embassies of four Cold
  • War Powers
  • Ghost stations
  • Ostalgia
  • The Berlin Wall and the Death Strip

The tour ends around 6pm, either at Bernauer Straße (Mitte) or at the East Side Gallery (Friedrichshain).

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Led by a local guide

Location: Berlin, Germany

Duration: 3 hours

Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 

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Additional Information

    Operates: Tuesday - Sunday

    Departure Point:
    Tour starts in front of the Starbucks at the Brandenburg Gate (S/U-Bahn Brandenburger Tor)

    Departure Time: 2:30pm

    Return Details:
    Tour ends either at Bernauer Straße (Mitte) or at the East Side Gallery (Friedrichshain).

  • Inclusions:
    • Local English- or Spanish-speaking guide
    • Walking tour

  • Exclusions:
    • Transportation - an AB travel ticket should be purchased before joining the tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks

  • Other Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved, comfortable shoes are recommended

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