Posts Tagged: Third Reich Tour

How to get to Hitler’s Former Bunker

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This post is a guide to finding the location of Hitler’s last bunker in Berlin with a brief history of the bunker, which today is a parking lot in the middle of unremarkable residential apartment buildings.  This location is a part of just about every walking tour that covers downtown Berlin.  Where Is Hitler’s Bunker? […]

Berliner Unterwelten – Berlin Bunker Tours

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Berlin bunker tours

This post is about Berlin’s underground bunkers, air raid shelters built by the Nazi government during World War Two, and how you can tour them. Be sure to check out our list of Berlin walking tours. Overview Tours in English Reviews Pre-tour Things to Know Tours of Third Reich Sights Berlin How to Find Hitler’s […]

Topography of Terror

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Berlin Topography of Terror

This post is a preview of the Topography of Terror Museum.  Berlin is a city with an extremely troubling past. As the location of the Nazis rise to political power, Hitler’s command center during World War II, and a fractured city split into two by the Cold War-era Wall, modern Berlin has many difficult tales […]

Bebelplatz

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Berlin Bebelplatz

Walking around Berlin, you will encounter dozens of lovely city squares – but few can rival the fascinating and disturbing history of Bebelplatz. From magnificent opera, stunning architecture, a prestigious college and a unique memorial to a dreadful Nazi book burning, a short visit to Bebelplatz is worth straying from the main Mitte (Central) thoroughfare […]

The Former Ministry on Aviation in Berlin

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Berlin Former Ministry on Aviation

Between Potsdamer Platz and Checkpoint Charlie in the Wilhelmstraße, there is a large building in shell limestone with hundreds of windows – the former Ministry on Aviation.  The building opened in 1936 and is used today for the Department of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany. It was conceived as the Ministry of Aviation, […]