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Hackescher Markt

Full of energy, Hackescher is a hotspot for the perfect boutique shopping experience.

Nearby Attractions

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Museum Otto Weidt
A 1940s factory owned by Otto Weidt, who aimed to protect Jewish people from Nazi persecution.
Alte Nationalgalerie
It is a treasure-trove of 19th century German and European paintings from such greats as Monet and Caspar David Friedrich.
Ishtar Gate
A millennia-old vibrant blue gate recovered from the mystical City of Babylon in 1902.
Caliph's Palace of Mshatta
The imposing, architectural façade of an ancient Jordanian Desert Castle.
Market Gate of Miletus
A Roman marble monument, built in the 2nd century, but later destroyed in an earthquake.
Coffee
The most popular drink in Germany, which is the world’s second biggest coffee importer.

Related Tours

Berlin in a Day: Private Full Day Highlights with Tickets
Uncover the remarkable history of Berlin, on a full day, which explores both the east and the west. On your private tour, you will:  

  • Be met by your private guide in the heart of the city centre. 
  • Explore several sites, including the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, and Tiergarten Park.
  • Learn about the impact of the second world war in West Berlin, and see the Holocaust MemorialHitler’s Bunker, and Checkpoint Charlie.
  • See the Berlin Wall, and then stop for lunch at a local marketplace, where your guide will give you several recommendations.
  • Learn to take public transit, with the help of your private guide.
  • Explore formerly East-Berlin, and see its highlights, including the East Side GalleryAlexanderplatz, and ‘the Treehouse.’ 
  • Finish your tour with tickets to Berlin’s TV Tower, where you will enjoy spectacular views across the whole city. 

Berlin served as the epicentre of several of the twentieth century’s most momentous parts of history: from the rise of Nazism to the Cold War and the Berlin Wall. A full-day tour is the best way to explore this history and the various layers of the city before and after these events. On your private tour, you will see the old and the new, including the Jewish Quarter which itself has over 800 years of history, before ending your tour at the futuristic Fernsehturm, the Berlin TV Tower. 

Through this tour, you will embark on a journey through time, visiting sites that played a role as Berlin evolved from a royal city through to imperial capital, cosmopolitan hub to Nazi bastion, and from Cold War division to its contemporary renewal and prosperity. A century of geopolitical struggle, hubris, nemesis and rebirth have marked this fascinating city from the ambitions of the Kaiser to defeats in two World Wars. Throughout the day, your tour will be taking you to the historic landmarks where so much of the city (and world) history played out. 

Your tour finishes with tickets to Berlin’s TV tower, where your guide will give you timed entrance tickets to ascend to the observation deck. From there, you’ll be able to see all the places you have explored throughout the day and see the complex and wonderful city from above. 

Private Walking Jewish Berlin Tour: Synagogues and War Time Heroes
On this three-hour walking tour of Berlin, you will endeavour to retrace the fascinating 800-year history of the Jewish people in Berlin. You will learn more about the struggles as well as the triumphs the Jewish community faced in central Europe and the wider role this inspiring community has had on the 20th century. 

  • Explore the St. Mary’s Church – where you will learn more about the persecution of the Jewish people that was prevalent in Berlin. 
  • Visit the Rosentraße and learn about how the Jewish fought back against discrimination. 
  • Discover the Otto Weidt Museum – a 1940s factory where Otto Weidt, the ‘unsung Schindler’ protected his Jewish workforce from Nazi persecution. 
  • Learn about the Jewish fight against oppression at the magnificent Neue Synagogue.
This tour will stop on sights that tell the story and history of the Jewish community in Berlin. Discover sights that best symbolize the struggles and the dark times the Jewish people faced. You will visit sights where you will learn about the oppression– in addition, you will also hear about the inspirational stories about how the community fought back and protested the discrimination they faced. Undoubtedly, you will leave this tour feeling inspired and moved. 

Please note: If you would like a public, guided tour inside St Mary's Church, there is an extra fee payable at the church. 
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