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Private Berlin Custom Half-Day Tour with Private Driver and Guide
"Your day will start with your guide meeting you at your hotel before driving to Germany’s parliament building the Reichstag. On the way your guide will kick off the day with an overview of Berlin’s 800-year history from its humble beginnings to the creative world city it is today.You’ll then pass Berlin’s gleaming €1bn main train station Hauptbahnhof before driving to visit the most famous entrance to Berlin’s historical center the Brandenburg Gate. From there you will be taken to Berlin’s most famous Holocaust memorial the poignant ‘Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe’.Following this you’ll get a chance to stand above the remains of Hitler’s Bunker
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Berlin Pass Including Entry to More Than 50 Attractions
"Berlin is a big bustling city full of museums art galleries iconic landmarks and historic monuments. Where to begin? With the Berlin Sightseeing Pass! The pass offers fantastic value and convenience with free entry to more than 50 top Berlin attractions plus included sightseeing tours river cruises (summer only) and walking tours that allow you to explore all sides of the German capital.If you want to learn more about Berlin's artistic and cultural side
From EUR92.00
 
Private Tour: Berlin City Highlights
"You’ll be picked up from your hotel in the morning for your 3-hour private sightseeing tour. Learn about Berlin’s turbulent history diverse architecture and thriving art and cultural scene as you explore the city by private vehicle. As this is a private tour you can customize the exact itinerary to your preferences; simply let your guide know if you have any special interests. Visit historic sites such as Potsdamer Platz Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor) Checkpoint Charlie Berlin Cathedral (Berliner Dom) Charlottenburg Palace (Schloss Charlottenburg) and the town hall. Hop out to walk alongside the remains of the Berlin Wall
From EUR68.00

History - World War II Tips (80)

Bebelplatz

About halfway along Unter den Linden, on the southern side opposite Humboldt University and adjacent to the State Opera House, is a large rather bare-looking square. This is Bebelplatz, and it played...
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toonsarah
Jun 18, 2011

Berliner Gruselkabinett

This building was a huge public air raid shelter during WW2 and is now the Chamber of Horrors. It now contains 3 different exhibitions on 3 floors. There are monsters, skeltons and medieval medicine...
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alancollins
May 26, 2012

The Forced Labour Camp at Schöneweide

A new exhibition has opened at the Forced Labour Camp at Schöneweide. The exhibition charts the history of the camp, the history of forced labour during the Third Reich and personal accounts of those...
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alancollins
May 09, 2013

WW2 Bunker Tours-Flakturm III

Whilst searching on the internet for bunkers in Berlin I came upon this website that wetted my appetite. Later on I watched a TV program about the numerous tunnels, bunkers, flak towers and buildings...
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alancollins
Aug 22, 2012

WW2 Bunker

I first learnt about this WW2 bunker via VT Member johnjoe55. The bunker was originally built in 1942 and was meant as a refuge against allied air raids for nearby railway workers. The walls and...
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alancollins
Jan 20, 2009

Hamburgerstrasse memorial

This group of figures, designed by Will Lammert, was the first memorial in Berlin to the Jewish victims of the Nazis. Thirteen sculptures originally intended for the foot of the stele have stood in...
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croisbeauty
Jan 06, 2012

Platform 17 Memorial at Grunewald Station

Platform 17 at Grunewald Railway Station is a memorial to the 50,000 Jews from Berlin, who were transported from this station to various concentration camps during World War 2. The 2 platforms have...
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alancollins
Aug 25, 2012

The Soviet War Memorial, Treptower Park

This huge Soviet War Memorial and cemetery took 1,200 workers over 3 years to construct and contains the bodies of 5,000 Soviet soldiers who were killed during the battle for Berlin. The focus of the...
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alancollins
Mar 31, 2013

Grosse Hamburger Strasse Memorial

Grosse Hamburger Strasse was one of the main streets in the Jewish Quarter of Berlin until the rise of the Third Reich. On the site of the former cemetery, which was destroyed during the war, there...
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alancollins
Apr 19, 2008

Memorial to Johann Georg Elser

To most people the name Johann Georg Elser is unknown unlike the name Claus von Stauffenberg. Both tried to assassinate Adolf Hitler by setting off bombs and both failed for different reasons. Elser...
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alancollins
Feb 16, 2013

The German-Russian Museum

The German-Russian Museum is housed in the former School of Pioneers in the Karlshorst District of Berlin. The building has a historical significance because the instrument of surrender was signed in...
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alancollins
Oct 23, 2007

Gedenkstätte Plötzensee

Gedenkstatte Plotzensee is a place of quiet reflection of what horror took place in the name of so called Nazi justice. The original prison was built between 1868 – 1879 and covered an area of 22...
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Sep 22, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Berlin

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Berliner Dom - Berlin Cathedral

Just like every major European Capital .. Berlin doesn't fall short in having it's own cathedral. the Berliner Dom as it's known was first built here in the late 1400's and rebuilt several times...
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Neue Wache - New Guardhouse

The Neue Wache is located on Unter den Linden. I had researched Unter den Linden prior to our visit and was quite excited about walking along it. This excitement proved to be misplaced as at the...
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Staatsoper - Opera

Staatsoper was commissioned by King Frederick II of Prussia in 1741, designed and built by Georg von Knobelsdorff as the first and the oldiest structure on Babelplatz. At that time it was called...
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Humboldt University

This famous university isn’t a visitor attraction in the true sense of the word, but its historic background makes it more than worthy of a review. The main building is situated in Unter den Linden...
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DDR Museum

On our tourist map we saw a marking for the DDR Museum and quickly added it to our itinerary. DDR stands for Deutsche Demokratische Republik, otherwise known as East Germany. The DDR Museum is...
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Museum Island - Alte Nationalgalerie

Old building of National gallery was constructed in 1876, it is a mixture of neo Classicism and neo Renaissance. It looks a bit like a church or temple. Old building of National gallery houses the...
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