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Berlin: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour Ticket

1. Berlin: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour Ticket

Explore Berlin and learn about the city’s history and sights via audio commentary, available in several languages. Experience the beauty of the forests, parks, gardens, rivers, and lakes that cover nearly a third of the city. This city has witnessed many groundbreaking historical events. See the corresponding sites, as well as the city's most famous streets and squares, with your ticket for this hop-on hop-off tour. The Classic Route gives you the chance to see all the main sights of the city, including the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, and the East Side Gallery, to name just a few. Tour stops on the Classic Route: 1. Kurfürstendamm 216 2. Tauentzienstraße 3. KaDeWe 4. Lützowplatz 5. Kulturforum Tiergarten 6. Potsdamer Platz / Balzac 7. Gropiusbau 8. Checkpoint Charlie 9. Gendarmenmarkt 10. Neptunbrunnen / Rotes Rathaus 11. Alexanderplatz / Park Inn 12. Karl-Marx-Allee 13. East Side Gallery 14. Ostbahnhof 15. DomAquarée 16. Lustgarten 17. Unter den Linden / Friedrichstraße 18. Brandenburger Tor 19. Hauptbahnhof 20. Siegessäule / Hofjägerallee 21. Elefantentor 22. Café Kranzler

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Berlin: Wall and Cold War Bike Tour

2. Berlin: Wall and Cold War Bike Tour

Discover Berlin by bike on a guided tour that explores the city’s experience during the Cold War. Ride along the former East and West border and see the remains of the Berlin Wall, one of the last watch towers, hidden military sites, and other traces left by the division of the city. Bike to Friedrichstraße station and Bornholmer Straße to see former border crossing locations. Follow the River Spree to the parliament and government district and arrive at Brandenburg Gate where the border ran and was the symbol of the division of the city. Ride past areas where the ‘death strips’ were located and see watchtowers left behind after the fall of the wall. Stop to look at remaining stretches of the wall and the famous Checkpoint Charlie. Get a fascinating insight into what it was like to live in the eastern block and hear about failed escape attempts. Learn about the changes that German society went through and how the WWII and the Cold War shaped modern-day Berlin.

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Berlin: Graffiti Workshop at the Berlin Wall

3. Berlin: Graffiti Workshop at the Berlin Wall

Join a graffiti workshop to understand graffiti culture and learn how to create graffiti art with spray paints. Your instructor will provide interesting insight and helpful guidance as you leave your mark on the Berlin Wall. Meet at Mauerpark, where a part of the original Berlin Wall is located, and join your instructor and other participants. Your workshop begins with a fascinating discussion about graffiti culture. Ask your instructor questions and get answers you wouldn't find elsewhere. Afterward, decide with the instructor what you'll paint on the wall. Whether it's a sentence, expression, or slogan, your instructor will trace your choice and then explain how to use spray paints, step by step, to create your graffiti. The entire group will paint together. While you paint, a professional photographer will also take pictures of you during the activity and send you a selection of edited pictures. Once the painting is finished, pose for a group picture in front of your graffiti on the original Berlin Wall.

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Prenzlauer Berg Tour: Kulturbrauerei, Kollwitzplatz & More

4. Prenzlauer Berg Tour: Kulturbrauerei, Kollwitzplatz & More

Experience a refined and relaxing tour through the Berlin neighborhood of Prenzlauer Berg, where, up until the mid 19th century, there were once far–stretching fields with windmills, now stands one of Berlin's most creative and trendy districts. The tour will travel both east and west of Prenzlauer Berg's most important street, Schönhauser Alle, and through the unique building developments from the post-modernism period in Germany. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the face of this former workers' district has changed dramatically: Learn how this long and rocky history has combined with the district's newfound prosperity and diversity to shape the modern form of Prenzlauer Berg. The goal of the tour is to raise awareness of the incredible parts of the city rarely apparent at first glance. Confront the contrasts and see the secrets. Hear authentic insights and interesting background information. Each tour is an incredible opportunity to experience the city with all the senses and invite dialog.

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Berlin Wall: Small Group Guided Tour

5. Berlin Wall: Small Group Guided Tour

Dive right into the history of Berlin. Take a walking tour of the Berlin Wall, starting from Bornholmer Straße, a place steeped in history: it was here that the first Berliners from East and West met and rejoiced together on the day the wall fell and the unified German nation was reborn. Walking along the former death strip, you will see traces of the wall, sometimes only detectable by experts. Discover how these traces are being documented, and learn the strange history of the cherry trees that grew the length of the wall. Visit the wall memorials, and the Mauerpark – today one of the capital's liveliest cultural and social centers. Relax over coffee along the way and make tracks finally to the Nordbahnhof, a former ghost station, where the tour ends.

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Berlin: Private Wall and Cold War Bike Tour

6. Berlin: Private Wall and Cold War Bike Tour

Discover Berlin by bike on a private tour that explores the city’s experience during the Cold War. Ride along the former East and West border and see the remains of the Berlin Wall, one of the last watch towers, hidden military sites, and other traces left by the division of the city. Bike to Friedrichstraße station and Bornholmer Straße to see former border crossing locations. Follow the River Spree to the parliament and government district and arrive at Brandenburg Gate where the border ran and was the symbol of the division of the city. Ride past areas where the ‘death strips’ were located and see watchtowers left behind after the fall of the wall. Stop to look at remaining stretches of the wall and the famous Checkpoint Charlie. Get a fascinating insight into what it was like to live in the eastern block and hear about failed escape attempts. Learn about the changes that German society went through and how the WWII and the Cold War shaped modern-day Berlin.

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Berlin: City Game Tour of Prenzlauer Berg (in German)

7. Berlin: City Game Tour of Prenzlauer Berg (in German)

Experience an exciting and interesting city game that will take you through the heart of Berlin. Explore Prenzlauer Berg on your own and learn more about the history of the city. This unique scavenger hunt will put you in charge - stay at the locations as long as you want and look at the sights you are particularly interested in. Learn more about the history of the Gethsemane Church, stroll through Mauerpark and enjoy a currywurst at what is probably the city’s most famous Konnopke food stall. Explore the former landmark of Prenzlauer Berg - the Dicker Hermann (Fat Hermann) and experience a piece of history at the largest synagogue in Germany. With each of the 16 envelopes, you will get a deeper insight into Berlin's history in a playful and enigmatic way. Enjoy a truly special city tour - especially for families and groups. The City Game Box will contain 16 sealed and numbered envelopes with puzzles that need to be solved. Guided by clear and unambiguous directions, you will make your way on foot through Prenzlauer Berg. Solve the puzzles and let the clues lead you to your next destination. Decide for yourself when to start your Scavenger Hunt City Tour and how much time to spend at each location. Take a break from your city game Seductive Berlin whenever you feel like it, or even continue your scavenger hunt on a different day – it’s completely up to you.

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Berlin Wall & Cold War Bike Tour

8. Berlin Wall & Cold War Bike Tour

Discover the German capital by bike on this fantastic 3.5-hour tour. Ride along the former border between East and West Berlin, and see the remains of the Berlin Wall, former border crossings, one of the last watch towers, and other traces left by the division of the city. The tour starts at the Kulturbrauerei, a remarkable old brewery site in the district of Prenzlauer Berg. Along the way, you’ll discover interesting facts about why the city became divided and how this affected its residents. Hear about successful and fatal escape attempts, how the Berlin Wall came down overnight after almost 30 years, and how the city has changed since. The route runs from Mauerpark, over Bernauerstraße, all the way to the Brandenburg Gate. Checkpoint Charlie, the former boarder crossing, and Bornholmerstraße also be covered during the tour.

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What people are saying about Mauerpark

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Great tour from Kathrin with heart and expertise. A really vivid representation of the history of the Berlin Wall. Always gladly and totally recommendable

The tour was very interesting. The guide told of his personal experiences and made us smile again and again. I can only recommend it to everyone.

Tourguide lived in East Berlin himself and was able to report from contemporary witnesses what made the walk very clear and informative.

Despite the constant rain, the tour by the guide was very exciting and interesting!

It’s was informative and the guide was outstanding!