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Berlin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour with Live Commentary

Key Details
Duration
1 day
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Instant Confirmation
Live Guide
English, German
Wheelchair Accessible
Easy Cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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What You'll Do
  • Experience a Berlin city tour with live commentary
  • See the Kurfürstendamm, Potsdamer Platz, Checkpoint Charlie, Gendarmenmarkt, Alexanderplatz, Museum Island, Berlin Cathedral and Humboldt University
  • Check out the Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden, the Government District, Holocaust Memorial, and Berlin Central Station
Overview
Discover Berlin on a convenient hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour with live commentary and get on and off at your leisure to the the most famous and beautiful sights of the city.
What to Expect
Explore Berlin's top sights on a convenient hop-on hop-off tour. The complete route will take around 2 hours although you'll have the freedom to jump on or off throughout the validity of your ticket.

If, for example, you start your tour at Kurfürstendamm, you will pass the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and reach KaDeWe, one of Europe’s largest shopping centers, through Tauentzienstraße. Next you continue on to Lützowplatz and the embassy district at the Tiergarten and over to the Philarmonic and the West Berlin Kulturforum.

The next stop is the historically significant Potsdamer Platz. In the 1930s, it was one of the most public squares in Berlin. After the Second World War, this was no man’s land, where the Berlin Wall divided the city. Today, seeing the vibrant life and the newly erected towers reminiscent of New York’s urban canyons, you will hardly believe that for years there was nothing here other than the Berlin Wall, spring-guns and GDR soldiers. Also, the Legoland Discovery Center is on Potsdamer Platz.

From there, continue to Berlin’s other important historical sites. In the Niederkirchner Straße you can find the city parliament, the Martin-Gropius-Bau, a museum with changing exhibitions, the Topography of Terror, which exhibits the history of the Nazis and of the Jews’ suffering under the Nazis, as well as the Ministry of Finance, which was once the Nazi Ministry of Aviation.

From there you drive on to Checkpoint Charlie, one of the former border crossings between East and West Berlin. A permanent exhibition looks back at the Cold War period.

On Friedrichstraße you come across one of the nicest spots in Berlin, the Gendarmenmarkt, with two similar buildings, the German and French Cathedrals. The Konzerthaus Berlin is in the middle of the square.

After the Gendarmenmarkt it’s on to Alexanderplatz and the TV Tower. The stop for these sights is the Neptune Fountain. This used to be the Berlin City Palace. Here you will also have the opportunity to go shopping.

The next stop is Karl-Liebknecht-Straße, in front of the Radisson Hotel. From here you can transfer on to a boat if you wish to experience Berlin by boat as well as bus. Also, the Aquadom, Sealife Berlin and the Berlin Dungeon are located at this stop, as well as the Berlin Cathedral, which holds the sarcophagi of the Hohenzollern family. From here you can also admire the golden dome of the New Synagogue on Oranienburger Straße. The “Hackeschen Höfe” are only a few minutes away.

Next you'll go over the glamorous street Unter den Linden to the Museum Island, Bebelplatz, Humboldt University and to the stops Unter den Linden 36 (Friedrichstrasse) at ZDF Capital City Studios and Unter den Linden 74, where one of Berlin’s most important attractions is located: Madame Tussauds Berlin.

From here the ride continues to the Brandenburg Gate. On the way you will see the UK, Russia, France and US embassies, followed by the Holocaust Memorial. The stop there is at Platz des 18. März.

The road leads on past the Reichstag and the government district. You will soon reach the new Hauptbahnhof. From here you have the world-famous view of the German Chancellery, the Reichstag and – as a special surprise – Berlin’s “Fujiyama”.

Finally you will cross Berlin’s ‘green lung’, the Tiergarten. This park is bigger than New York’s Central Park. The tour then brings you past the Congress Hall to the stop at Bellevue Palace, the official residence of the President of Germany. From here you can also see the Siegessäule with the golden Victoria statue at the top.

On the way back to Kurfürstendamm you will see, for example, the old Hauptbahnhof of former West Berlin, the Technical University, and much more.

The stops:
01 - Kurfürstendamm 231 (in front of Karstadt)
02 - KaDeWe (main entrance)
03 - Lützowplatz (opposite Hotel Berlin)
04 - Philharmonic / Kulturforum
05 - Potsdamer Platz (at Kolhoff-Tower)
06 - Topography of Terror
07 - Checkpoint Charlie (at the Checkpoint Charlie Museum)
08 - Gendarmenmarkt, Markgrafen- / Taubenstraße
09 - Alexanderplatz, Red City Hall, Neptunbrunnen
10 - Radisson Hotel (to the boat)
11 - Humboldt University / Bebelplatz
12 - Unter den Linden 36 / Friedrichstraße
13 - Unter den Linden 74, Madame Tussauds Berlin
14 - Brandenburg Gate, Ebertstraße
15 - Hauptbahnhof, exit Rahel-Hirsch-Straße
16 - Haus der Kulturen der Welt
17 - Bellevue Palace / Siegessäule / Tiergarten
18 - Bikini Haus, Budapester Straße
19 - U-/S-Bahn station Zoologischer Garten

What's Included
  • Day ticket for the hop-on hop-off bus tour with live commentary
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

You can start your tour from any stop. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Dogs are allowed on the tour.
• Tours start every day at 09:30 from all stops.
• For groups of 15 people or more, please indicate your preferred starting time when booking.
• During the summer, there is the possibility of riding in open-top buses.
• From 01 November to 31 March, buses run until 17:00, every 20-30 minutes (every 15-20 minutes on Saturdays). Start your tour no later than 14:30 to make sure you have time to enjoy the full length of the tour.
• Buses stop traveling at 15:00 on 24 December. This means that you need to begin the tour by 12:30 in order to be able to see everything.
Our promise to you
  • Speedy booking and reserved spots
  • No-hassle best price guarantee
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