Berlin Wall's East Side & Gallery Walk, in-App Audio Tour
Overview of the tour in Berlin
This self-guided audio tour of the East Side Gallery of the Berlin Wall will guide you through the iconic site where history comes alive.
The tour takes you on a journey through the past, exploring the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall, and the different problems that the Wall represented. Looking at the artworks, you'll discover the many perspectives of life beyond the wall, and hear firsthand accounts of censorship, tolerance, and freedom.
One of the highlights of our tour is the iconic mural "Test the Rest" by Birgit Kinder depicting an East German Trabant car breaking through the wall. Another must-see mural is "Fraternal Kiss" by Dmitry Vrubel, featuring the socialist fraternal embrace between Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev and East German leader Erich Honecker. You'll hear the true story behind this famous mural and how it came to be.
You'll see the images of and learn about political figures such as J.F. Kennedy and Mikhail Gorbachev, and how they shaped the course of history during this time.
Did you know that the Berlin Wall fell by a small mistake? With our expertly crafted narrative, you'll gain insight into the events of November 9th, 1989, when the Wall came down.
This activity includes:
- East Side Gallery
- Downloadable multimedia audio tour on WeGoTrip app
- Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
- Recommendations on the Wall-related museums, best places to eat, and nightclubs to have fun
Schulz Hotel Berliner Mauer
Please make sure the app is installed and the WeGoTrip audio tour is downloaded. You must use the app and follow the instructions in the e-mail to begin the tour.
Things to note
You will receive an email and SMS with a link to access the tour. Follow the link and install the free WeGoTrip mobile app.
The app works offline. We recommend you download the application via high-speed internet access at home. So it downloads faster, and you don't have to think about it during the trip.
Earphones are not included. You should bring your own.
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. Late cancellation or your non-arrival is not refundable.