Wat je gaat doen
Let's walk the wall from the beginning to the end along a historical timeline, through major spots that have been the backdrops of significant events regarding the wall. We will dive into the history of the GDR and its everlasting monument that divided people, a city, and—last but not least—a country. We will begin where the GDR built its architectural utopia of perfect socialism, but also where people started to walk and rise against the government—an epic movement that eventually caused the government to build a wall. We will join that walk of the people to the spot where this uprising was put to a bloody end by Soviet tanks. On our way to the train station we will pass the widest deathstrip along the 160 km of the Berlin Wall, and then continue by train, passing through former "ghost-train stations" until we will see the last strip of the wall that still exists in its complete form. You will get to see how it was built and what it was like. We will walk along the wall and then take the subway to the square of the peaceful revolution in 1989, going further to the political headquarters of the GDR.
Since I am considered the third and last generation of the former GDR—including the time of the wall—in Germany, I have a personal connection to that history. My entire family lived on the former east side of Berlin, and one of my grandfathers was a guard at the wall. My parents grew up with the wall, yet were not aware that it was just around the corner. Since I started tour guiding 10 years ago, I have found this subject to be most intriguing. It's my personal mission to connect humanity—with history's help—through understanding and not divide it more through ignorance and lack of knowledge.
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Waar je zult zijn
We will go to Karl-Marx-Allee in Friedrichshain; Leipziger Platz, the memorial for the June 17, 1953 uprising; Potsdamer Platz, the widest deathstrip and the train station; Bernauer Straße, the Wall Memorial; Alexanderplatz, the site of the peaceful revolution in 1989; Staatsratsgebäude, the Palast der Republik, political headquarters of the GDR.
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Maximaal 10 gasten van 12 en ouder mogen deelnemen.
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Please bring some snacks and drinks in case you get hungry, some shoes that you can walk in, a public transport ticket (for a day) because we will hop on and off the public vehicles, and curiosity.
walk the wall and re-/connect
$69 per persoon
$69 per persoon