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Trace the city's past with a historian

Trace the city's past with a historian

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:1 ticket and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a historian and I've lived in Berlin for almost 20 years. The history of this city is my passion, as well as my business. Writing articles and books, organizing expositions, working as a location scout (and extra!) for historical movies, and guiding tours—that's my work. And I love the emotional power of films: that's why we'll do this experience with tablets and a lot of historical films.
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What we’ll do

Berlin was and is a center of German and European history. The city is like an open-air museum of the 20th century. I'll take you on a journey back in time to the most important moments of the city’s past. What did the death strip look like? Where was the last film footage of Hitler filmed? What was Potsdamer Platz like during the bustling 1920s' theater scene? What is the story about the ghost…

What else you should know

I would be happy to know about your knowledge of German or Berlin history....

What I’ll provide

Tickets
Historical city maps
Equipment
Tablet computers

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Where you'll be

We will begin at the Berlin Wall and end at Brandenburg Gate. I'll take you to see some of the most important historic sights in the city center, and also show you some hidden spots, such as one of the last guard towers from the GDR-times, the former ghost stations, a place where Berliners had fantastic parties in the Golden Twenties, and the office building of the Nazi minister Joseph Goebbels.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

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I would be happy to know about your knowledge of German or Berlin history....
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Trace the city's past with a historian
32 reviews
€37 / person
32 reviews
€37 / person