Memorial to Murdered Jews

Located only a stone's throw from the former SS headquarters, Berlin's Memorial to the Murdered Jews stands in stark contrast to the Reichstag in the distance.

Nearby Attractions

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The Reichstag
Constructed to house the Parliament of Germany, this imposing building has had a turbulent past.
Brandenburg Gate
This 18th-century neoclassical triumphal arch is one of the best-known German landmarks: the grand entrance to the capital of Prussia.
Holocaust Memorial
The Holocaust Memorial is a stark, effective reminder of a dark chapter in the history of the world.
The Führerbunker is where Hitler spent his last days, cowering with his highest commanders whilst the Soviet army slowly approached Berlin.
A major cultural hub, Friedrichstraße is the perfect street for a leisurely day's shopping.
Stolpersteine Stumbling Stones
Cobblestone-sized memorials for individual victims of Nazism, created by artist Gunter Demnig.

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Private Walking Tour of Nazi History in Berlin
Hitler's reign of terror over Germany and much of Europe was headquartered in Berlin. On your private guided tour through those dark years, learn how he was able to amass power and how the lives of Berliners were affected.

  • Discover Hitler’s plan to kill thousands of Berliners as part of the Germania Project
  • See the former Luftwaffe HQ and Joseph Goebbel’s Propaganda Ministry.
  • Walk the same paved Berlin squares that once echoed with the thud of Nazi marching boots.
  • Stop and reflect at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.
  • See the iconic Brandenburg Gate and learn its significance in the war.
  • Gain insight into the factors that brought about Hitler’s 1945 surrender at the Reichstag.
As the Capital of the Nazis in World War II (1939-1945), Berlin was Adolph Hitler’s nerve centre and, as such, part of the plan for the German colonization of Central and Eastern Europe. This dark and turbulent chapter in Berlin’s history is epitomized by Hitler’s megalomaniacal vision to demolish the city in order to create a Third Reich metropolis. Persecution, murder and torture were the weapons of the Nazis against those that opposed them. 

On this fascinating private Nazi history tour, you will delve into Berlin’s Nazi past to understand the context of Hitler’s dark vision for the future. Walk in the footsteps of the Third Reich, visiting key landmarks from WWII and trace the developments of Hitler’s notorious regime. As you move around Berlin, your private guide will discuss the Nazi doctrine and the effect it had on the lives of ordinary Berliners. Stand on the site of the former Gestapo and SS headquarters, admire the imposing presence of Brandenburg Gate and we stroll the former Nazi Government quarter of Wilhelmstrasse. See Hitler’s Chancellery, Goebbel’s Propaganda Ministry, the Luftwaffe HQ, the Führerbunker site and imagine Heavy Bomber air-raids overhead. To conclude, the private Nazi history walking tour, you will visit Peter Eisenman’s Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and will ponder Hitler’s 1945 surrender and WWII’s estimated 85-million casualties worldwide. 


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