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The communist 'Peoples Palace' on the Museum isle
On our second day in Berlin we decided to take a free tour that we had found a flyer for in the tourist information centre. The tour operates everyday, whatever the weather and all you need to pay is a tip at the end of the tour, for whatever you felt it was worth. Our guide Andrew, originaly from Melbourne, had the answers to all of the groups questioned. He was impressively familiar with the history of the city and ended our four hour tour with a gripping account of the events that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Just like a story teller from days gone by, as we all sat on the steps of the museum we were silent, hanging on his every word as he spun his tale, casting his spell upon us. Never have i learnt so much of a city in such a short time.
Specifics can be found on the New Berlin Tours website, they also offer a range of other comprehensive tours and free tours in other major cities.
webrahul says:
I did the new Berlin tour as well last month its was fabulous. The guide was really friendly and spoke great english, of course she was from US :)
Posted on: Apr 13, 2010
joeytuan says:
I too was wowed by the guide's breadth of knowledge and his delivery of it. Perhaps the best "cold-war-for-dummies" lesson you'll ever get.
Posted on: Mar 11, 2006
kevinw83 says:
i agree, the Cold War tour was awesome. New Berlin Tours definitely hooked us up
Posted on: Jan 16, 2006
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