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Walking tour Kreuzberg  for students, min. 2 hrs.

Walking Tour Kreuzberg for schoolclasses and students

Kreuzberg ist probably the most exciting Berlin district. Partly destroyed during the airraids of WW II, it became Berlins Montmartre during the Fifties. The from 1961 on Kreuzberg was suddenly was surrounded from 3 sides by the Wall – which had consequences.
In the mid-sixties Kreuzberg became a migrant quarter, mostly turkish people settled down here. But also many youngsters loved Kreuzberg because of its atmosphere and the low rents.
Today is Kreuzberg a multicultural place with bustling nightlife and lots of galleries, concert halls, clubs – but also with problems like social conflicts and gentrification.

Walk along Landwehrkanal, Kottbusser Tor, along the former Deathstrip to Mariannenplatz, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Oranienstr., Görlitzer Parc …

Through the old jewish quarter, 2 hrs.

See New Synagogue on a walking tour Jewish Berlin This individual tour is best for schoolclasses and students who want to learn more about the rich jewish history and culture in Berlin.

Walk with us through the cosy lanes of “Spandauer Vorstadt” and see e.g. the factory of Otto Weidt, the Berlin Oskar Schindler, Hackesche Höfe, Sophienstr., where the first jews settled down. Be impressed by the New Synagogue with its moorish dome and learn that the oldest jewish cemetry opened in 1671.

Also our guide will talk about what happened here during the “Third Reich”, when the Nazis destroyed the cemetry and killed 55000 Berlin jews in the concentration camps.
Today Berlin has a again a growing jewish community.

We show you e.g.:
Hackescher Markt, Hackesche Höfe, Sophienstr., Große Hamburger Str. (Street of Tolerance), Jewish Boys School, Rosenstr. (location of the first synagoge in Berlin), oldest jewish cemetery, Oranienburger Str., New Synagoge …

Along the former deathstrip, min. 2 hrs.

Walking Tour Berlin Wall f. students - The Wall in Kreuzberg

On this fascinating tour our guide will walk with you from Checkpoint Charlie – the symbol of Cold War – along the former Deathstrip to Brandenburg Gate and Government Qurter. See the longest still existing part of the Wall in the city centre –
and one of the last guard towers clos to Potsdamer Platz.
Learn about the beginning of the Cold War, history of the wall and why it was build. About escapes via tunnels and modified cars,
young people who were killed trying to escape or about living with the Wall in West- and East-Berlin.

A walking tour especially designed for schoolclasses and students who will learn a lot during these informative two hours.

Route suggestion:
Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin Wall (remnants) Topography of Terror, Martin-Gropius-Building, Potsdamer Square, Holocaust Memorial, Brandenburger Tor, Reichstag, Government Quarter …

Berlin Sightseeing for students,  min. 2 hrs.

Berlin Sightseeing Tour by bus - Brandenburg GateLearn to know and to love Berlin on this many-sided bus tour along the most interesting and relevant highlights in East- and West-Berlin.
Learn about the time when Berlin was capital of the Prussian Kingdom, about what WWII did to the city, about Cold War in Berlin and why the Wall was built. Hear about living with the Wall and what happened after the fall of the Wall …

Depending on the requested length of this Berlin bus tour we show you e.g.:
Brandenburg Gate, Government Quarter, Holocaust Memorial, Unter den Linden, Gendarmenmarkt, Checkpoint Charlie, Karl-Marx-Alley, Eastside Gallery, Cultural Forum,  Victory Column, City-West, Kurfürstendamm, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Memorial-Church, Kaufhaus des Westens, Embassy Quarter …