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  • Berlin: 1-Hour City Tour by Boat with Guaranteed Seating

    1. Berlin: 1-Hour City Tour by Boat with Guaranteed Seating

    If you want to see lots of things but only have a short amount of time, then this river cruise on the Spree is the ideal way to take in everything at the heart of this bustling city.   Your 1-hour sightseeing tour will take you past the Reichstag (German Parliament Building), through the new Regierungsviertel (Government Quarter), all the way to the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures). After turning at the Lutherbrücke (Luther Bridge), looking out at Schloss Bellevue (Bellevue Palace), the "Beamtenschlange" (civil servant housing), and the Siegessäule (Victory Column), you'll get to see the new Hauptbahnhof (Central Station), Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral), Museumsinsel (Museum Island), and the Nikolaiviertal, the oldest residential area in Berlin.

    The meeting point was easy to find and the tour started on time. Great experience overall

  • Berlin: 2.5-Hour Boat Tour Along the River Spree

    2. Berlin: 2.5-Hour Boat Tour Along the River Spree

    Discover the center of Berlin via its major waterway, the River Spree, on a 2.5-hour boat cruise. See the main sights of the city from the water and feel the heartbeat of the bustling city. You will start the sightseeing tour on Friedrichstrasse and pass by the Federal Chancellery to reach Bellevue Palace, overlooking the Beamtenschlange (civil servant accommodation) and the Victory Column. See Berlin Central Station and the Interior Ministry before continuing on to Charlottenburg Palace. From there you will cruise past the Westhafen Canal, the Berlin-Spandau Ship Canal, the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Hamburger Bahnhof. You will then cruise back to Friedrichstrasse.

    Very good boat experience, unfortunately the weather was not great. Worth the time though.

  • Berlin: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus with Boat Options

    3. Berlin: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus with Boat Options

    Discover the city at your own pace with the Berlin hop-on hop-off bus. Freely wander the city on well-equipped sightseeing buses. Explore Museum Island, amble down the Ku'Damm, the famed shopping street, and catch a glimpse of divided Berlin at Check Point Charlie. Visit the Brandenburg gate or the Reichstag with its marvelous glass dome. There are a wide variety of options, with buses traveling the entirety of the city. To get even more out of your trip to Berlin, combine your bus pass with a 24- or 48-hour hop-on hop-off boat tour ticket that you can redeem at any time. Or, add a relaxing 1-hour river cruise on the Spree to your experience. The stops for the bus tours are: Line 1 (Bus) • Alexanderplatz • Rotes Rathaus • Museum Island • Friedrichstrasse • Brandenburger Tor • Reichstag • Hauptbahnhof • Haus der Kulturen der Welt • Bellevue Palace • Siegessäule (Victory Column) • Kurfü...

    Good value for money. However it is very difficult to figure out where the bus will stop. No clear signs so it can be hard to see. And there is no info from the busdriver telling you what the next stop will be. Boat trip was good. But again it was confusing to figure out the boat time schedule.

  • Berlin: 2.5-Hour East Side Boat Cruise with Commentary

    4. Berlin: 2.5-Hour East Side Boat Cruise with Commentary

    25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall you can experience a special East Side boat cruise. Besides numerous sights in the old and new center of Berlin, you will also see the recent changes in the area surrounding the East Side Gallery. The boat cruise starts at the pier by the old stock exchange building, near the Hackesche Höfe. Relax onboard the boat as you listen to detailed information in English and German and enjoy a delicious food service. After passing by the cradle of Berlin – Mühlendamm Lock – the tour continues on past Radialsystem V, an energy forum, Berlin Ostbahnhof and the Mercedes Benz Arena. Pass under the Oberbaum Bridge into the east harbor with its many new residents including Universal Music, MTV, Coca Cola, and Label 1 and 2. You will also pass by the Badeschiff at Arena Treptow and the Molecule Man sculpture. Journey back to Berlin-Mitte and see the Nikolaivi...

    Good route that allows to see different Berlin districts. But we were confused: "Live Guide" in our case was loudspeakers, not a person who could answer questions.

  • Berlin: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour with Live Commentary

    5. Berlin: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour with Live Commentary

    Explore Berlin's top sights on a convenient hop-on hop-off tour. The complete route will take around 2 hours although you'll have the freedom to jump on or off throughout the validity of your ticket. If, for example, you start your tour at Kurfürstendamm, you will pass the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and reach KaDeWe, one of Europe’s largest shopping centers, through Tauentzienstraße. Next you continue on to Lützowplatz and the embassy district at the Tiergarten and over to the Philarmonic and the West Berlin Kulturforum. The next stop is the historically significant Potsdamer Platz. In the 1930s, it was one of the most public squares in Berlin. After the Second World War, this was no man’s land, where the Berlin Wall divided the city. Today, seeing the vibrant life and the newly erected towers reminiscent of New York’s urban canyons, you will hardly believe that for years there was...

    Our guide had amazing energy and catered to everyone’s languages on the bus (english, german, italian). Staff was very friendly. The whole tour was about 2 hours.

  • EasyCityPass Berlin: Public Transportation and Discounts

    6. EasyCityPass Berlin: Public Transportation and Discounts

    Discover the exciting city of Berlin with the EasyCityPass and benefit from many advantages. The EasyCityPass offers you an inexpensive ticket for public transportation as well as discounts from many different cooperation partners from a wide variety of industries. The discount partners come from the areas of gastronomy, culture & stage, shopping, fun & action, sightseeing, specials and nightlife. It is practical for families that the EasyCityPass allows up to three children until the age of 14 years to travel free of charge. Together with your EasyCityPass, you will receive a flyer detailing the partners and their advantages. The locations of the attractions are also listed together with the respective public transport connections. Discount list (subject to change) Places of Interest: Alternative Berlin Tours -2 EUR Berlin Dungeon -20% Madame Tussauds -20% Stadt im ...

    It was not easy to get the tickets at Alexander plats but once that was done it was easy to get around the city. As there were so many places that I wanted to see the easy city pass was useful.

  • Berlin: 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour in classic VW Bus

    7. Berlin: 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour in classic VW Bus

    Discover all the important sights from the almost 800-year city history of Berlin. Travel the guided route through small but interesting side roads, so that your friendly chauffeur can tell you about the different eras of Berlin in just two hours. You also get to know almost forgotten places and discover the origins of the city. A photo booklet, which is tailored to the individual locations of the tour, gives you an exciting impression of the past and the interior of the various sights during the journey, thus completing the overall picture. The route includes: • Berlin Cathedral • Lustgarten • Old museum • Alte Nationalgalerie • Neues Museum • Pergamon Museum • Bode Museum • Berlin State Library • Maxim Gorki Theater • German Historical Museum • Neue Wache • Alte Kommandantur • Kronprinzenpalais • Prinzessinnenpalais • Humboldt University • Berlin State Opera • Bebelplatz • Altes Pal...

    What a fun way to view a lot of important sites in Berlin in a short time. The guide was very knowledgeable and fun.

  • Berlin: Wall and Cold War Bike Tour

    8. Berlin: Wall and Cold War Bike Tour

    Discover Berlin by bike on a guided tour that explores the city’s experience during the Cold War. Ride along the former East and West border and see the remains of the Berlin Wall, one of the last watch towers, hidden military sites, and other traces left by the division of the city. Bike to Friedrichstraße station and Bornholmer Straße to see former border crossing locations. Follow the River Spree to the parliament and government district and arrive at Brandenburg Gate where the border ran and was the symbol of the division of the city. Ride past areas where the ‘death strips’ were located and see watchtowers left behind after the fall of the wall. Stop to look at remaining stretches of the wall and the famous Checkpoint Charlie. Get a fascinating insight into what it was like to live in the eastern block and hear about failed escape attempts. Learn about the changes that German soc...

  • Berlin: 1.5-Hour Comedy Bus Tour in German

    9. Berlin: 1.5-Hour Comedy Bus Tour in German

    Explore the city of Berlin on this fantastic comedy tour. Experience the rolling stand-up show and enjoy the entertainment by top comedians such as Cem Ali Gültekin, Thorsten Bär, or André Kaiser. Experience a unique combination of comedy, historical anecdotes, and spontaneous humor. Numerous gags, stories, and unusual acts make this tour through the German capital a truly unique experience. See the famous Brandenburg Gate, Museum Island, and Unter den Linden in the heart of Berlin. Listen to stories about the Rotes Rathaus and the Reichstag building.

  • Berlin: City Highlights Walking Tour

    10. Berlin: City Highlights Walking Tour

    Walk through Berlin’s lively city blocks on a walking tour with an expert guide by your side. Learn about the city’s vibrant culture, see important historical sites and famous monuments, and discover hidden gems loved by locals. Meet your guide and, after a brief overview of the tour’s itinerary, set off to discover the German capital. Walk alongside the River Spree, make your way over to the picturesque Museum Island, and marvel at the magnificent green domes of Berlin’s Cathedral. Cross the iconic Brandenburg Gate, stroll past the Reichstag, and take in the lush scenery of the Tiergarten’s green spaces and its majestic Victory Column. Here you can take a moment to commemorate WWII victims as you overlook the Holocaust Memorial. Admire the beautiful architectural ensemble at Gendarmenmarkt square and continue towards the notorious Checkpoint Charlie. Learn about the historical site a...

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What people are saying about Friedrichstraße

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 9,393 reviews

Great and very informative tour! Kathrin is a great tour guide with lots of personal insights. Highly recommend this tour

Along the way, they will showcase the city’s most important sights on the water and give a brief introduction to them.

Very nice and relaxed trip, well-kept boat, good service, accommodating staff, everything was perfect!

The boat was very clean and everything was easy to understand. Staff was very friendly too

Great tour - helpful staff - great facilities on biard