The Wall Through the Escapes

August 1961: Berlin, a city divided by "the wall".

Permanent Tour

Duration: 3h. Approx.

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Discounted rate
20€
20€
Discounted rate
20€ 10€
20€ 10€
  • Under 15 years old, Students and Unemployed.

In case the person making the reservation has any kind of discount, he/she must manually enter the code 50-OFF in the payment screen. This discount cannot be combined with other offers. The tour will verify that the requirements for the discount are met for all attendees.

Monday
10:30 English
Friday
10:30 Spanish
Saturday
10:30 Spanish
Sunday
10:30 English

August 1961: The two Germanies and Berlin, a city divided by "the wall". Do you want to know more about how an "iron curtain" came to be built along the streets we walk through today? Don't settle for the usual stories and come and discover the history of the wall and of the GDR and FRG through the most fascinating stories of escapes from this time.

After a brief introduction to the aftermath of World War II in Check Point Charlie we will be guided through the stories of two main families who survived the death strip and the Stasi in very different and risky ways.

We will explain the complexity of the visits from East to West and vice versa passing by the Tränenpalast as an introduction to the history of our next family on the tour. From Friedrichstr station we will take the S-Bahn to our next stop.

During the three-hour tour, an A-B ticket is required for the entire tour. The tour ends in the vicinity of Mauerpark at the Bernauerstr. wall memorial, which is well connected to the U8 and the streetcar (M10).

Don't miss out on the most memorable escapes. Come take a tour, learn the development of the different phases of the wall and let the exciting stories of the escapes leave you open-mouthed.

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