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Insiders Cold War Berlin Tour


Insider Tours Berlin


Cold War Berlin: Soviet secrets, CIA spies & more

The Berlin Wall along with the Great Wall of China was one of the longest structures ever built to keep people separate from one another Yet hardly anything exists of it today. We trace its ghost like remnants and more...

Insider Tours helped compile the History Channel documentary on the Berlin Wall as seen by millions.

"It is our duty to retain proof of this madness to guard against any possibility of its return."

The Senator for Urban Development concerned that the Wall had been almost completely erased from the face of Berlin.

This tour follows the often ghost like trail of the Death-strip and Wall, retracing some of the more intriguing fortifications of its border from Guard Towers to tank traps.

It is designed to serve as a reminder of the Cold War which kept the world in terror for forty years and came to an end not that long ago.

Starting at the infamous Checkpoint Charlie, where the Cold War powers formerly faced off just yards apart, we describe the routines and duties of Border Guards, the Soviet and Allied forces, Stasi and CIA.

Get an extraordinary insight into: what it meant to live in the eastern bloc's most Stalinistic State – the former GDR; successful and failed escapes where Border Command sooner followed the orders of 'shoot to kill' than allow the heinous crime of 'flight from the Republic'; how MI6 and the CIA tunneled under the Wall and Soviet Zone and tapped into the Red Army's secret communications; the methods used by the Stasi to guarantee control of east Germany's population, from 'radiation tags' to "Day X" preparations.

Find out who were and what happened to the GDR's leadership – the key figures and where they are today.

For a proper historical perspective we look at the plight of former east Germans in present society: from former Stasi agents and every day citizenry through to the remarkable scenario of Germany's, not only first female, but "ossie" Chancellor - what do they miss about the GDR, are things better? From shopping to daily work, before, after and what the future holds.

Features include the monumental Soviet Embassy, "Ghost Stations", former Guard Towers, hidden areas of the Death Strip and espionage points of the CIA and KGB, Stasi surveillance techniques and equipment, locations of both succesful and failed escape attempts, a complete reassembled area of inner and outer fotifications of the state border and more.

"intriguing" - Lonely Planet


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Year round: Tues, Fri, Sat & Sund 10am

Prices *



Adults14.00 EUR
Under 26 yrs. / Pensioners12.00 EUR
Welcome Card / ISIC holders10.00 EUR

* Please check with the operator for the most up-to-date prices as they may have changed since being updated here.



4 hours

When / Where

year round: Tuesday, Thurs, Sat.

10 am at Meeting Point West.

Meeting Point West: in front of McDonalds at Zoo Station

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Last Updated:

May 2, 2016

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Insider Tours Berlin


+49 (0) 30 6923 149

Mobile / Cell:

+49 (0) 160 1589 171


+49 (0) 690 41 912


Flensburger Str. 7
10557 Berlin

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