About All-In-One Berlin City Bike Tour
Checkpoint Charlie The famous border crossing between East Berlin and West Berlin for Allied forces and foreigners is now an outdoor exhibit detailing the Cold War. Berlin Wall See one of the last remaining sections of the Berlin Wall now under historical protection as we discussed why it was built and how it fell. Hitlers Bunker Stand above Hitlers bunker as we recount the final days of the Third Reich and Hitlers bizarre demise. Watchtower See one of the last remaining watchtowers in the Berlin Wall no-mans-land isolating West Berlin within East Germany. Topography of Terror This former headquarters of the infamous Nazi Gestapo and SS is now a free museum detailing interrogations by the Nazis that took place here. Brandenburg Gate Arguably Germanys most famous monument the Brandenburg Gate served as a backdrop for many of Berlins most important events Napoleons march into Berlin the division of Berlin during the Cold War famous speeches Reagan and concerts Hasselhof! and much more. Luftwaffe Ministry The massive former headquarters building of the Nazi Luftwaffe Ministry still stands and is now the main building of Germanys Finance Ministry. Beer Garden Break About 2-3 through the tour we stop at a fantastic beer garden in the heart of Berlins massive city park. This is a great chance to plug your guide for more inside information. Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe This recently-finished memorial is powerful to all who visit. Its 2711 blocks of various heights sit on undulating ground to give those walking through it a sense of solace and solitude. Bebelplatz Directly in front of the main building and library of Germanys most prestigious university this was the site of the Nazis infamous book-burning on May 10 1933. Museum Island This is home to five of Berlins most famous museums notably the Pergamon Museum and the Egyptian Museum now housed in the Altes Museum Reichstag Germanys famous parliament building stood just in front of the Wall in West Berlin a testament that the final chapters of Berlins 20th Century had yet to be written. Germany moved its federal government back to Berlin in 1999. Potsdamer Platz The new "downtown" of Berlin with unparalleled modern architecture. Soviet War Memorial See the first of more than 500 war memorials the Soviets had built in former East Germany. This is the site of the first Soviet tanks to enter into Berlin in April 1945 as well as where 2500 fallen Soviet troops are buried. Victory Column This massive symbol of victory by the Prussian army over the Danes Austrians and French was relocated along the massive East-West Axis in accordance to Hitlers infamous redesign of Berln. Includes - Bicycle - Expert guide Excludes - Meals and drinks unless specified - Personal Expense - Tips and gratuities - Optional Activities Please note - Child rates are valid for use of a kids bike. - There is a variety of child seats trailers and kids bikes available. If kids fit on a child seat or trailer they are welcome to join for free. - Most people begin with our City bike tour and then continue on a subject-specific tour of their interest or our Potsdam Bike Tour. Make no mistake - each of the tours are very different and perfect compliments rather than substitutes. In fact straight from the meeting point they head in completely different directions. Regardless of what tour or tours you choose you can always expect the same quality of guides content and atmosphere.