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  • Berlin: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour with Optional Cruise

    1. Berlin: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour with Optional Cruise

    Hop on an open-top double-decker bus and enjoy fantastic views and the great atmosphere of Berlin. Choose from a 24, 48, or 72-hour ticket along 2 different routes and discover the city's history and vibrant culture from the fully narrated audio tour. From the iconic Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, the Victory Column, and the legendary Checkpoint Charlie to the longest surviving section of the Berlin Wall. The city's vibrant culture, diverse architecture, and fascinating history will take your breath away. Explore over 20 locations throughout the city along the red or blue route with daily departures from the starting point at Ku'Damm or Alexanderplatz. Guests may also join the tour from any of the stops on the route. A choice of two walking tours is included with premium and deluxe tickets. Delve even further into Berlin’s fascinating past and present on one of the two following Big...

    Very informative and great way to see the city. Good value as well as could use throughout the days I was here to get around the city!

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

    2. 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 Sights and Highlights Bike Tour

    3. Berlin Sights and Highlights Bike Tour

    Experience a tour ideal for short-term visitors or as the start of a new adventure in Berlin. This tour also provides many new things to discover for Berlin experts. Start in the painstakingly restored Kulturbrauerei in the trendy Prenzlauer Berg district. From there you ride to the most important highlights in the capital on the 3.5-hour tour and also discover some hidden corners in the city, such as interesting backyards and trendy parks. The tour takes you through the Government District, past Berlin Central Station, the Brandenburg Gate and the Holocaust Memorial, along the Berlin Wall, through Gendarmenmarkt and Museum Island, and many other locations. During the brief stops, your guide will explain the diverse stages of the history of Berlin – from Prussian pomp and ceremony, to the explosive growth during industrialization, all the way to the division of the city and the rapid c...

    Lauren, the tour guide, was outstanding! She was well-versed in Berlin history and she gave us keen insights into this divided and re-united city. The bike ride, furthermore, was quite invigorating.

  • Berlin: Evening Sightseeing Tour by Bus

    4. Berlin: Evening Sightseeing Tour by Bus

    Avoid the daytime crowds and the hassle of navigating public transportation to catch all the highlights of Berlin. Hop on the one-stop sightseeing bus and experience the best views of the city from a double-decker bus on a 45-minute ride. During the trip, cruise past and through some of Berlin's most vibrant locations after darkness falls, including Alexanderplatz, the new Berlin Palace, Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, Gendarmenmarkt, Museum Island, Potsdamer Platz, and the Topography of Terror. Take in spectacular views of the Berliner Fernsehturm, the Holocaust Memorial, and, of course, the Berlin Wall. Get a feel for the spirit of the city with multiple-language audioguides which shed light on the German capital's culture and history. Enjoy the convenience and efficiency of a sightseeing tour via modern bus.

    Tour bus starting place good, driver very professional and audioguide was nicely informative.

  • 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.

  • Berlin WelcomeCard: Discounts & Transport Berlin Zones (ABC)

    6. Berlin WelcomeCard: Discounts & Transport Berlin Zones (ABC)

    The Berlin WelcomeCard, available as 48-hours, 72-hours, 4-day, 5-day, or 6-day option, offers a great, cost-effective means to explore the city in-depth. Travel on public transport in fare zones Berlin ABC and receive exclusive discounts of up to 50% with many participating partners. Whether you're taking a city tour or visiting a museum, theater, or restaurant, when you use the Berlin WelcomeCard, you can see all Berlin has to offer at an amazing price. You'll also receive a pocket-size travel guide with lots of tour suggestions and insider tips. Each WelcomeCard includes free transport for up to 3 children between 6 and 14 years old. Children under the age of 6 generally travel for free. Enjoy discounted rates for the following activities and attractions: • Sightseeing tours • Guided city tours • Bike tours • Boat rides • Various attractions • Museums • Theater/stage performances •...

    It was extremely easy to load and pay the Welcome Card from internet. Totally it took les than two minutes and I had a printed document in my hands. Excellent!

  • Berlin: City Highlights Bike Tour

    7. Berlin: City Highlights Bike Tour

    Cycle through Berlin’s lively city blocks on a bike tour with an expert guide cycling 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, pick your bike, and set off to discover the German capital. Peddle 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 Brandenburger Gate, peddle 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 and get a chance to see...

  • Berlin: Private City Highlights Bike Tour

    8. Berlin: Private City Highlights Bike Tour

    Cycle through Berlin’s lively city blocks on a bike tour with a private guide cycling 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, pick your bike, and set off to discover the German capital. Peddle 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 Brandenburger Gate, peddle 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 and get a chance to see...

  • Berlin: Sightseeing Tour in a Mini Hotrod

    9. Berlin: Sightseeing Tour in a Mini Hotrod

    Hop into a mini hot rod for a guided tour through Berlin and experience the thrill of racing through the city's wide streets. Even though you'll be sitting just above the ground, these custom roadsters will leave just about every other vehicle in their dust. These single-seaters are 100% street legal and sure to be a lot of fun. Discover the true pleasure of driving in a stylish soapbox car for adults. Get started at Revaler Strasse 99, at the RAW site. Your guide will give you a briefing about the vehicles, before letting you get warmed up on your hot rod by riding around the spacious grounds. Then, it's time to head out into the streets of Berlin. Pass by Warschauer Brücke on the way to the East Side Gallery and the O2 Arena, before driving towards the Brandenburg Gate. Take in the symbol of Berlin as locals and tourists alike smile and stare at your stylish ride. Stopping at the Ger...

    Absolutely amazing. Unfortunately the day originally booked was rained out for the Hot Rods, but they quickly re-booked me in for the next day and gave me extra time on my tour. Grateful for how helpful they were.

  • Berlin: 2-Hour Premium Segway Tour

    10. Berlin: 2-Hour Premium Segway Tour

    See all of the main sights of Berlin over the space of 2 hours, stopping every few hundred meters to soak in your surroundings. Hear fascinating anecdotes, take pictures, and discuss Berlin’s brilliant history. Glide through the Brandenburg Gate before proceeding to Museum Island, before crossing the Gendarmenmarkt, turning heads as you tour the city on Segway. Marvel at the impressive architecture of the government district and admire how green Berlin is, as you travel through Tiergarten or past the Spree. Benefit from a more personalized experience as you explore the city in a small group, receiving insider tips from your professional guide. Glide through the Gendarmenmarkt, see the imperial Berlin Palace, and explore the historical heart of the city. Towards the end of your tour, pass the famous Checkpoint Charlie before heading down to Potsdamer Platz, where you will enjoy plenty o...

    Unique and fun way to see the city. After an intro into how to ride the Segway, and a few minutes to get familiar, we off on our tour. The guide was knowledgeable and shared interesting information. Very enjoyable and highly recommended

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What people are saying about Gendarmenmarkt

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 9,600 reviews

I booked the Hop On Hop Off tour. My ticket was good for 48 hours and included a walking tour and curry wurst! I very much enjoyed the bus tour I saw many things I would never have seen and learned a lot as well. The accompanying audio was also very good. This is a good way to get around Berlin.

Everything was great and questions were answered promptly via WhatsApp! Great service and very, very friendly! I have already recommended it to a few friends and we will definitely use Get your guide again. Thank you for a great time in Berlin!

Unique and fun way to see the city. After an intro into how to ride the Segway, and a few minutes to get familiar, we off on our tour. The guide was knowledgeable and shared interesting information. Very enjoyable and highly recommended

Lauren, the tour guide, was outstanding! She was well-versed in Berlin history and she gave us keen insights into this divided and re-united city. The bike ride, furthermore, was quite invigorating.

Very informative and great way to see the city. Good value as well as could use throughout the days I was here to get around the city!