Third Reich Walking Tour of Berlin, Berlin

Third Reich Walking Tour of Berlin, Berlin
Image Courtesy of Wikimedia and Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-1987-0703-506
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The Third Reich and Nazi Germany are the common English names for Germany between 1933 and 1945, while it was led by Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist German Workers' Party. Take this tour to get familiar with the unparalleled history of the most defining figure and regime of the 20th Century – Hitler and the Third Reich.

Third Reich Walking Tour of Berlin Map

Guide Name: Third Reich Walking Tour of Berlin
Guide Location: Germany » Berlin (See other walking tours in Berlin)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.0 km
Author: clare
Topography of Terror Museum

1) Topography of Terror Museum (must see)

The Gestapo and SS Headquarters in Berlin is the location of an outdoor museum called the Topography of Terror. It is a chilling memorial of one of the most cruel interrogation agencies since the inquisition.

The Gestapo and SS headquarters was the building where people who were regarded as a threat to the Nazi regime were questioned tortured and killed. It was completely ruined during the Berlin bombings of World War II and only the cellars survived. In 1987, a group of students excavated...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Goering's Air Force Headquarters

2) Goering's Air Force Headquarters

Goering’s Air Force Headquarters also called the Reich Air Ministry is a large building that now houses the German Finance Ministry. It was in here that the German Democratic Republic was pronounced in 1949.

The Reich Air Ministry headquarters was designed by architect, Ernst Sagebiel. It has seven floors and on completion in 1936, it was the largest office building in Europe. The massive structure is 250 meters long with 2,800 rooms. The corridors stretch for over 7 kilometers and there...   view more
Image Courtesy of Wikimedia and Adam Carr
Sight description based on wikipedia
Goebbels Propaganda Ministry

3) Goebbels Propaganda Ministry

When Hitler was appointed Reich Chancellor of Germany on 30 January 1933, Goebbels was initially given no office: the coalition cabinet Hitler headed contained only a minority of Nazis as part of the deal he had negotiated with President Paul von Hindenburg and the conservative parties. On 13 March, Goebbels had his reward for his part in bringing the Nazis to power by being appointed Reich Minister of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda (Volksaufklärung und Propaganda), with a seat in the...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Hitler's Bunker

4) Hitler's Bunker

The Führerbunker (German, literally meaning "shelter/bunker [for the] leader" or "[the] Führer's shelter") was located beneath Hitler's New Reich Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. It was in this subterranean bunker where Adolf Hitler and his wife Eva Braun spent the last few weeks of the war and where their lives came to an end on April 30, 1945. In 1959 the East German government also tried to blast the bunker, apparently without much effect. Since it was near the...   view more
Image Courtesy of Flickr and Will Palmer
Sight description based on wikipedia
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

5) Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (must see)

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (German: Denkmal für die ermordeten Juden Europas), also known as the Holocaust Memorial (German: Holocaust-Mahnmal), is a memorial in Berlin to the Jewish victims and other victims of the Holocaust, designed by architect Peter Eisenman and engineer Buro Happold. It consists of a 19,000 square meter site covered with 2,711 concrete slabs or "stelae", one for each page of the Talmud arranged in a grid pattern on a sloping field. According to...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Soviet War Memorial

6) Soviet War Memorial (must see)

The Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park in Berlin is a memorial erected for the 80,000 Soviet soldiers who died in the Battle of Berlin and brought World War II to an end. It was erected four years after the end of the war.

The Soviet War Memorial was erected at the center of the ruined Treptower Park that was damaged during the Berlin bombings. The monument is a curved covered portico with one central column. A large sculpture of a soviet soldier stands on the central column. The large...   view more
Image Courtesy of Wikimedia and Bernd.Brincken
Sight description based on wikipedia

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