Uncover Layers of Time: Self-Guided Audio Tour in East Berlin

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.5km
Instant confirmation
Duration 1h 15m
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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Tour preview

Hosted by WeGoTrip
  • Revel in the past with In-App Audio Tour
  • Picture life in Communist East Germany
  • Experience Checkpoint Charlie's history
  • Imagine philosopher Mendelssohn’s Berlin
  • See the bridge named for its iron ancestor
Stroll through East Berlin and discover a city standing as a testament to centuries of change. Tailored for history enthusiasts and curious travelers, this audio experience guides you through former East Berlin's tapestry of stories. With each step, unveil pivotal historical layers, from the 17th-century baroque splendors to the sobering remnants of World War impact, the might of the German Empire, and the stark contrasts of Communist rule, all the way to the contemporary architectural landscapes that define the city today. The journey begins at the iconic Checkpoint Charlie and weaves through the city to end at the grand Berlin Cathedral. Notable stops include the pieces of the original Berlin Wall, the striking sculpture atop Leipziger Straße, and the beautiful Gendarmenmarkt, with its significant structures and statues. As you meander through the city's alleys and avenues, each site unveils a chapter in Berlin's rich history, providing a sight that encapsulates the essence of the era it represents. This expedition promises encounters with monumental architecture, tales of resilience, and a mixed canvas of urban renewal. Moments of reflection await at the Memorial to Book Burning and the thought-provoking statues that dot the city's squares. Your path is lined with landmarks—silent witnesses to Berlin's turbulent past and symbols of its unyielding spirit. Step back in time and absorb the city's legacy, leaving with unforgettable impressions of East Berlin's historical saga.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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