Berlin - City Centre Walking Tour
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Berlin is a must seen city; on our slight tour through the center we can admire buildings from diverse historical periods. Some contrasts that will make us appreciate the different architectural periods of the metropolis, escorted by our guide-architect.
The tour will begin at the GMP Central Train Station and in a short walk we will arrive at the Government Zone with the Chancellery by Axel Schultes and Charlotte Frank as the principal building.
We will then continue on foot through the center, going by the Bradenburg Bridge, the entrance to Tiergarten Park, the distinguished “Unter den linden” Avenue, the DZ Bank by Frank Gehry and the Holocaust Memorial by Peter Eisenman. Walking around the edge of the park, we will land at the Instruments Museum and the Philharmonic by Hans Scharoun.
Strolling with our architect-guide, we will visit the distinct buildings of Potsdam Square, which include examples from Renzo Piano, Rafael Moneo and Richard Rogers. We will also see the Neu Gallery by German master Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
On another short walk we will observe the details of the capital’s urban plan, arriving at the famous Checkpoint Charlie with the GSW Building by Sauerbruch Hutton, among other buildings. Nearby, we can see the Jewish Museum by Daniel Liebeskind.
To close our tour, we will go up to the dome of Reichstag by Paul Wallot and Norman Foster, where we will have a panoramic view of the German city.
Tour start date: 27 Sep 2014
Minimum group size: 1
Max group size: 20
Duration: 4 Hours