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Jewish Hamburg Tour

Jewish Hamburg Tour - Hamburg, Germany

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Hamburg, Germany

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$142.37

Jewish Hamburg Tour guides you through the history of Hamburg's Jewish community; famous Jewish personalities who changed Hamburg and the world, as well as the present day life of the community. Hamburg's story is very different from the rest of the country, and this tour aims to give you a clear picture of the glorious and tragic story of the city's Jewry.

Jewish Hamburg Tour will guide you through the history and present day life of the Jewish community of Hamburg ... More info ›

Jewish Hamburg Tour guides you through the history of Hamburg's Jewish community; famous Jewish personalities who changed Hamburg and the world, as well as the present day life of the community. Hamburg's story is very different from the rest of the country, and this tour aims to give you a clear picture of the glorious and tragic story of the city's Jewry.

Jewish Hamburg Tour will guide you through the history and present day life of the Jewish community of Hamburg. Jewish people always played a substantial role in Hamburg history. Sephardic traders from Portugal settled here in the 17th century; wealthy Jewish bankers and businessmen took the stage two centuries later, while great scholars, such as Joseph Carlebach, formed the spiritual part of the community.

Today the borrough of Grindel, home to many generations of Hamburg Jews, is a flourishing and wealthy university district, which both retains traces of its legendary past and shows evidences of an inspiring revival. Jewish Hamburg Tour will go through both the glorious and the darkest days of the Jewish history and provide you with lots of historical insights, many of which will certainly leave you surprised.

Apart from historical buildings, such as Torah Talmud School, which is the current seat of Hamburg’s Jewish Community, and historic memorials, for example to the famous Bornplatz Synagogue, our Jewish Hamburg Tour will pay a due attention to the current developments in the Jewish life in Hamburg, as well as to the great Jews who lived in Hamburg in the past and changed the course of Hamburg’s, and often world’s, hitstory.

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Berlin Small-Group Historical Half-Day Tour of East Berlin

Berlin Small-Group Historical Half-Day Tour of East Berlin - Berlin, Germany
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Berlin, Germany

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$105.00

This 3­ hour tour explores the surviving monuments of the East German regime including the infamous Berlin Wall and Stasi headquarters. A historian will reveal the dialogue between modern Berlin’s built environment and its dark and often hidden history ... More info ›

This 3­ hour tour explores the surviving monuments of the East German regime including the infamous Berlin Wall and Stasi headquarters. A historian will reveal the dialogue between modern Berlin’s built environment and its dark and often hidden history. You’ll hear about life under Communist rule, the East Germans’ growing discontent and their government’s brutal suppression.

Your tour begins at the Brandenburg Gate where, in June 1987, President Ronald Reagan famously called on Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev to, “tear down this wall!” Nearby is the former Soviet Embassy, a grandiose monument built in 1945 amid the rubble of World War II as a bold declaration of Stalin’s ambition to control all of Berlin. You will be informed on how the Allies’ post­war division of Germany into four parts led to decades of Cold War tensions.

Next stop is the Friedrichstrasse train station, a key crossing point between East and West Berlin. When families were torn apart by East Germany’s iron­fisted immigration laws, they said their sad goodbyes here in the office known as the Palace of Tears. At Nordbahnhof, you’ll explore how Berlin’s division created “ghost” stations, unused but heavily guarded stops on West Berlin’s subway lines that lay in East German territory. Farther along, the Berlin Wall memorial allows you to experience the notorious Death Strip and hear stories of East Berliners whose attempts to escape led to their tragic deaths.

You will visit the grandiose mile­ long housing complex known as Karl Marx Allee and consider how East Germans’ dreams for a Socialist paradise turned into a nightmare of deprivation, suppression and paranoia. East Germany’s secret police, the notorious Stasi, coerced neighbors and family members to spy on each other. At the former Stasi headquarters, you’ll learn how its feared leader Eric Mielke recruited a massive network of spies and created innovative surveillance techniques.

Finally, you will visit the center of public life in East Berlin, Alexanderplatz, which was rebuilt in the 1960s with monuments like the futuristic parliament building and the iconic TV Tower. In 1989, this symbol of East German pride was the setting for massive demonstrations that led to the regime’s downfall and brought 40 years of Communist rule to an end.

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Private 3-Hour Historical Tour of East Berlin City

Private 3-Hour Historical Tour of East Berlin City - Berlin, Germany

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Berlin, Germany

From USD
$390.00

This 3-hour private guided tour explores the surviving monuments of the East German regime including the infamous Berlin Wall and Stasi headquarters. Your private guide will reveal the dialogue between modern Berlin’s built environment and its dark and often hidden history ... More info ›

This 3-hour private guided tour explores the surviving monuments of the East German regime including the infamous Berlin Wall and Stasi headquarters. Your private guide will reveal the dialogue between modern Berlin’s built environment and its dark and often hidden history. You’ll hear about life under Communist rule, the East Germans’ growing discontent and their government’s brutal suppression.

The tour begins at the Brandenburg Gate where, in June 1987, President Ronald Reagan famously called on Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev to, “tear down this wall!” Nearby is the former Soviet Embassy, a grandiose monument built in 1945 amid the rubble of World War II as a bold declaration of Stalin’s ambition to control all of Berlin. We will discuss how the Allies’ post­war division of Germany into four parts led to decades of Cold War tensions.

Next stop is the Friedrichstrasse train station, a key crossing point between East and West Berlin. When families were torn apart by East Germany’s iron­fisted immigration laws, they said their sad goodbyes here in the office known as the Palace of Tears. At Nordbahnhof, we’ll explore how Berlin’s division created “ghost” stations, unused but heavily guarded stops on West Berlin’s subway lines that lay in East German territory. Farther along, the Berlin Wall memorial allows you to experience the notorious Death Strip and hear stories of East Berliners whose attempts to escape led to their tragic deaths.

We visit the grandiose mile­long housing complex known as Karl Marx Allee and consider how East Germans’ dreams for a Socialist paradise turned into a nightmare of deprivation, suppression and paranoia. East Germany’s secret police, the notorious Stasi, coerced neighbors and family members to spy on each other by. At the former Stasi headquarters, you’ll learn how its feared leader Eric Mielke recruited a massive network of spies and created innovative surveillance techniques.

Finally, we will visit the center of public life in East Berlin, Alexanderplatz, which was rebuilt in the 1960s with monuments like the futuristic parliament building and the iconic TV Tower. In 1989, this symbol of East German pride was the setting for massive demonstrations that led to the regime’s downfall and brought 40 years of Communist rule to an end.

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Small Group Introductory Tour of Berlin Capital of Culture Tyranny and Tolerance

Small Group Introductory Tour of Berlin Capital of Culture Tyranny and Tolerance - Berlin, Germany
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Berlin, Germany

From USD
$105.00

Embark on a 3-hour history tour with a scholar guide, that considers the 300 year evolution of Berlin from Prussia’s cultural capital, to the bustling 19th century seat of the Germany’s Emperors, to the dark epicenter of the Nazi and Cold War eras to its present revival as a world capital of culture, the arts and of tolerance and multiculturalism.

This 3-hour tour of Germany’s capital city takes a broad view of the political and ideological forces that unleashed genocide and global war in the 20th century. Berlin’s iconic landmarks while emphasizing the tumultuous Nazi and Cold War eras, you will learn how in the 1700's tiny Prussia’s violent transformation into Europe’s dominant military power already set the stage for the great tragedies of recent history.
We begin the tour at Potsdamer Platz, the business centre which replaced the wasteland formerly known as East Germany’s “Death Strip.” Following the path where the Berlin Wall once stood through to the historic Tiergarten Park, you take in the dramatic new Holocaust Memorial and the Reichstag ... More info ›

Embark on a 3-hour history tour with a scholar guide, that considers the 300 year evolution of Berlin from Prussia’s cultural capital, to the bustling 19th century seat of the Germany’s Emperors, to the dark epicenter of the Nazi and Cold War eras to its present revival as a world capital of culture, the arts and of tolerance and multiculturalism.

This 3-hour tour of Germany’s capital city takes a broad view of the political and ideological forces that unleashed genocide and global war in the 20th century. Berlin’s iconic landmarks while emphasizing the tumultuous Nazi and Cold War eras, you will learn how in the 1700's tiny Prussia’s violent transformation into Europe’s dominant military power already set the stage for the great tragedies of recent history.
We begin the tour at Potsdamer Platz, the business centre which replaced the wasteland formerly known as East Germany’s “Death Strip.” Following the path where the Berlin Wall once stood through to the historic Tiergarten Park, you take in the dramatic new Holocaust Memorial and the Reichstag. While the mysterious fire that damaged the Reichstag in 1933 was used by the Nazis as the pretext to suspend civil liberties and arrest political opponents, the grand glass dome created for the building in 1992 by architect Norman Foster (complete with walkways that look down into the Parliament), provokes a discussion about the symbolic intentions of the cupola as metaphor for Germany’s reunification, transparency and commitment to democracy.
Reaching back further into Berlin’s past, we follow the footsteps of Napoleon through the Brandenburg Gate, discussing the impact of the French revolution as a catalyst for German nationalism. Traversing the Unter den Linden, Berlin’s royal boulevard lined with palaces, museums and theaters, we pause at the famous equestrian statue of Frederick the Great, for a discussion of Prussia’s “Poet King” and his role in shaping the militaristic and cultural orientations of the future German Empire. At Bebelplatz, site of the 1933 Nazi book burning, you’ll learn about Adolf Hitler’s rise to power and its terrible consequences. As you cross Museum Island (Berlin’s answer to the Louvre), we will discuss the city’s 19th century development into a cultural centre.
Next, Hackesher Markt, a charming pocket of pre-war Berlin, affords us a chance to ramble through a network of hidden courtyards. From here, Alexanderplatz offers a striking counterpoint; once a historic square, the East Germans rebuilt it as in the 1960s as a communist bloc showplace complete with futuristic government buildings, apartment blocks and the iconic TV Tower. We’ll confront the longest surviving segment of the Berlin Wall at the East Side Gallery and learn of its 40¬ year’s history. Finishing at Checkpoint Charlie, the legendary crossing point from West Berlin to East where, in 1989, thousands of East Germans poured across the border bringing the Cold War to an end, we conclude by discussing the East/West divisions that continue to impact Berlin even as the city evolves new sensibilities and directions.

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Berlin Small-Group Half-Day Walking Tour: David Bowie and the End of the World with a Historian Guide

Berlin Small-Group Half-Day Walking Tour: David Bowie and the End of the World with a Historian Guide - Berlin, Germany
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Berlin, Germany

From USD
$105.00

Discover how the Cold War of the 1970s inspired Bowie's classic Berlin albums. On this 3-hour tour, you'll explore Berlin, which he described as “cut off from its world, art and culture, dying with no hope of retribution,” with a specialist guide ... More info ›

Discover how the Cold War of the 1970s inspired Bowie's classic Berlin albums. On this 3-hour tour, you'll explore Berlin, which he described as “cut off from its world, art and culture, dying with no hope of retribution,” with a specialist guide. Follow Bowie's trail to the building he shared with Iggy Pop, and take a stroll by Hansa Studios, where Bowie’s music reached its creative peak. Plus, discover Bowie's strange inspirational attachment to his adopted dystopia of Cold War angst.

When David Bowie moved to Berlin in 1976, he found an island of Cold War angst, “cut off from its world, art and culture, dying with no hope of retribution.” This tour takes you back to the decadent 1970’s city that inspired Bowie’s classic Berlin albums Low, Heroes and Lodger. Starting at Cold War West Berlin’s decadent heart, Zoo Station, we follow Bowie’s trail to the flat he shared with Iggy Pop, the clubs they partied in and the legendary Hansa recording studios where Bowie’s music reached its creative peak.

Sites visited on this tour usually include:

  • Bahnhof Zoo
  • former Dschungel Club
  • KaDeWe
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Hansa Studios
  • Berlin Wall
  • Topographie of Terror
  • Bowie’s former home
  • Neues Ufer café

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Small-Group Berlin Kreuzberg Half-Day Tour with a Historian

Small-Group Berlin Kreuzberg Half-Day Tour with a Historian - Berlin, Germany

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Berlin, Germany

From USD
$105.00

This 3-hour tour of Kreuzberg, with an urban historian, gives you insight into the area’s rough history and the fast-moving events that are shaping its future. See the Berlin Wall, stroll through a Turkish market, and walk across the Oberbaumbruecke ... More info ›

This 3-hour tour of Kreuzberg, with an urban historian, gives you insight into the area’s rough history and the fast-moving events that are shaping its future. See the Berlin Wall, stroll through a Turkish market, and walk across the Oberbaumbruecke. Experience the area while either on foot or on bicycle with your small-group of no more than 6.

After meeting your guide, start your tour with a stroll over the Oberbaumbruecke, one of Berlin’s most beautiful bridges. The tour can be done on foot, but is also offered as a bicycle tour. The bike tour covers more ground, but still stays within the district. Then, walk past the main landwards of “SO36” as your guide gives you insight into the area’s rough history and the fast-moving events that are shaping its future. It also allows you to take it easy, to experience the Kreuzberg way of life that attracted the likes of rock legends who walked the streets during the Cold War.

Observe the remains of the Berlin Wall, before your guide helps you to explore the creative uses of abandoned buildings and plots of land. Grasp the importance of graffiti and street art to Kreuzberg’s look and feel, discover the graceful Görlitzer Park, and the 120 year old market hall, Markthalle 9. Next, move through the Turkish culture abounding in shops and in colorful markets full of flowers, spices, and delicious take-away foods one can sample, such as deep-fried spinach and cheese Gözleme. Having gained a rich sense of Kreuzberg’s kaleidoscopic culture, conclude the tour by discussing the controversial riverside development plans.

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