Choose a time that best works for your schedule, then meet your private guide at your centrally located Berlin hotel to embark on this half-day tour of the German capital city's history and highlights. Discover how a small town built on a swamp became one of the most powerful cities in the world as you trace 800 years of history while walking to the city's main sights.
Get to know all about Berlin at your own pace; your personal guide will tailor the tour to your liking. After beginning the tour in Berlin's historic city center, head tothe UNESCO World Heritage Site Museum island tosee neo-classical architecture andlearn about the Prussians ambition to turn Berlin into a world city. Walk the entire length of the former royal boulevard Unter den linden, passing byGermanys central war memorial, the site of the Nazis first book burning at Bebelplatz, and the former Soviet Embassy.
Snap a photo in front of theBrandenburg Gate, originally built as an entrance to the city for the Prussian kings. Walk through the gate tothe German parliament buildingthe Reichstagbefore visitingthe Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. Relax over a cup of coffee at your own expense before moving on to the site of Adolf Hitlers bunker, where the dictator committed suicide just before the end of WWII. Learn about the fallout from the Second World War, which eventuallyledto the division of Germany into two separate states. See remnants of this division atthe former Berlin Wall and Checkpoint charlie.
The tour endsat what's considered to be Berlins most beautiful square, the Gendarmenmarkt, with its twin 18th-centuryFrench and German cathedralsand its19th-century neo-classical Concert House.