Self-Guided Walking Tour of Berlin

East Berlin


Start from The City Palace - Where it all ended, where it all began, Berlin

Duration 170-175 min

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Rising from the ashes of fascism in 1949, discover a country that no longer exists: the German Democratic Republic. Discover Cold War history, monumental architecture, and life under communism as you explore East Berlin on this 3-hour walking tour. See East Germany’s most famous buildings, and uncover life in the one-party state under the dreaded secret police, the Stasi. Stop off at Cafe Sibylle along the way, and finish up at the Stasi Headquarters, now an excellent museum!

Created by Jonny

Highlights ✨

The City Palace - Where it all ended, where it all began

The East German State Council Building - stunning stained glass inside!

Relief - A celebration of East Germany's achievements

Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels

The TV Tower

The World Clock - East Berlin's Famous Meeting Point

The House of Teachers - Beautiful Mosaic

Kino International - East Berlin's gorgeous '60s cinema

Cafe Moskau - where East Berliners met the world

Salon Babette

Strausberger Platz - The People's Uprising, 1953


The Missing Stalin Statue

Cafe Sibylle - see Stalin's Ear!

The Original Stalinallee

Stasi Headquarters - The most feared place in East Germany

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