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Unter den Linden

A scenic boulevard flanked by linden trees, perfect for a cozy stroll through the Mitte district of Berlin.

Nearby Attractions

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Bebelplatz
A symbolic square in central Mitte, Bebelplatz is known for the infamous Nazi book burning ceremonies.
St Hedwig's Cathedral
The seat of the archbishop of Berlin, this cathedral beautifully models the Pantheon in Rome.
Gendarmenmarkt
An aesthetically remarkable square, host to the statue of Germany's famous poet Friedrich Schiller.
Palace of Tears
Outstanding in its historical depth, this museum illustrates life under the East-West divide.
Friedrichstraße
A major cultural hub, Friedrichstraße is the perfect street for a leisurely day's shopping.
Neue Wache
Originally built as a guardhouse for the troops of Prussia, the building has been used as a war memorial since 1931

Related Tours

A Divided City: Cold War Berlin Tour
For over 40 years, Berlin stood divided, split in half – both politically and physically. Two Berlins existing side-by-side: one leading example of a ‘perfect’ Communist capital, the other an enclave of the West behind the Iron Curtain.

  • Come across what remains of the Berlin Wall at the moving Bernauer Strasse Memorial
  • Explore the ‘Ghost Station’ of Nordbahnhof, which was once used as espionage points by the CIA and the KGB. 
  • Visit the Friedrichstraße checkpoint – the site of bittersweet reunions and subsequent farewells during the Cold War. 
  • Take a stroll through the Karl-Marx Allee – a boulevard that was the centre of socialist activity. 
 Discover why the city became a defining symbol of the Cold War, in this fascinating half-day tour of the sites that capture its mid-twentieth century division best. Trace the line of the infamous Berlin Wall, as your knowledgeable guide weaves together Cold War history with tales of daily life from both sides of the city.
Remembering World War II: Memorial Tour of Berlin
Travellers are usually humbled by the extreme efforts, honesty and openness of Germans recollections of the Second World War. A visit to Berlin is a reminder to never forget. This tour explores the German culture of memory, while talking about those who lost their lives and were persecuted.  

  • Begin at the Reichstag – see the bullet holes and graffiti left by Soviet solders from 1945.
  • Visit many of Berlin’s memorials, dedicated to those murdered and persecuted in World War II. 
  • Explore Tiergarten Park, Unter de Linden, Bebelplatz and the Stolpersteine stones, which commemorate the victims of the Soviet regime in Berlin. 
  • Finish at beautiful Museum Island and view the rebuilding of the Royal Palace
Learn about the final moments of World War II in Europe. See the bullet holes, shrapnel and Soviet graffiti that cover the Reichstag building. Visit Berlin’s memorials to the victims of war and those persecuted. These include memorials to the Holocaust victims, Albert Einstein, Book Burning, Neue Wache and the Soviet War Monument. Explore the beautiful Tiergarten Park, hear the stories of desperate Berliners who used the park as farmland and for firewood after the war. Next see the majestic Brandenburg Gate, and wander along the historic Unter den Linden Boulevard. 
Private Tour of Berlin's Political Centre
When visiting Berlin, you can not help but become utterly immersed in the years of fascinating history that is present around every street corner. 

  • Explore Museum Island, home to some of Germany's best museums.
  • Take a walk through Unter den Linden - the historic heart of the city and enjoy a pleasant stroll along Berlin's Linden Boulevard.
  • Pass the beautiful Berlin Armoury, the New Guard House and the Babelplatz and learn more about Berlin's tumultuous history.
  • Pause at the Holocaust Memorial and remember those who have lost their lives.
In addition to the mentioned attractions, you will also visit St. Hedwig's Cathedral, a fine example of neoclassical design; Gendarmenmarkt - Berlin's most graceful square;  Hitler's Bunker; and the iconic Brandenburg Gate.

Berlin's political history is divisive, tumultuous and extraordinary. On this thrilling four-hour walking tour of the city, you will have the pleasure of exploring the medieval Alt-Berlin, where you will witness the old and new - tradition and innovation, sitting quite happily side-by-side. Explore traditions as you walk through Museum Island, and enjoy a stroll through Unter den Linden as you discuss Germany's political past with your expert guide, before recounting the horrific events of the past at Hitler's Bunker and the Holocaust Memorial. 
Old Royal Berlin Live Virtual Tour
 Visit The Berlin Palace on Museum Island, once home to the Kings of Prussia and wander through some of the most remarkable squares in Berlin. On this Live Virtual Tour, we will take you to the Old Royal Berlin where you will stroll by the most remarkable squares, palaces and buildings with your expert local guide. You will discover: 
 
  •  Museum Island: one of the most visited sights of Germany's capital it boasts five famous museums from the time of the Prussian rulers.
  •  Berlin Cathedral: one of the main landmarks in Berlin's cityscape it's a Protestant church and dynastic tomb on Museum Island built from 1894 to 1905 by order of German Emperor William II 
  •  Unter den Linden: a popular boulevard in Berlin's Mitte district named after the linden trees that line the grassed pedestrian mall
  •  Bebelplatz: a public square where the book burning memorial can be found.
  •  Gendarmenmarkt: a square with three of the most remarkable buildings in Berlin and where you'll find the Berlin concert hall and the French and German Churches
 
 You'll see some of Berlin's most visited sites this Private Live Virtual Tour, an immersive experience where you'll learn about Old Royal Berlin and it's Prussian leaders. You'll be entranced by the palaces, museums and history in the comfort of your own home.
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