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15 Jun 2018
“3 hour guided tour of Berlin”
9 Jul 2017
“The Absolutely Excellent Insight Cities Tour”
The guides at Insight Cities are professors, doctoral students, historians, journalists, art critics and published authors. As professional researchers and educators, we cater to visitors who want to enjoy spirited and informed presentations of the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Borsigstr. 9, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
+420 777 039 515
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Reviewed 30 August 2019

This tour was one of the highlights from our recent trip abroad. The guide is extremely knowledgeable of Berlin and is a lot of fun to spend time with. The tour includes cold war areas of Berlin which inspired Bowie, analysis of Bowie lyrics related...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank framericaine
Reviewed 5 May 2019

We really enjoyed this 3 hour walking tour which involved spending time in different areas of Berlin associated with Bowie. We travelled between areas on foot or by public transport. Our tour guide Darrell was great: he had a fantastic knowledge of Bowie and of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JMDEdinburgh
Reviewed 5 March 2019 via mobile

My husband and I joined one other couple for this tour led by Darrell. From beginning to end, it was a fabulous experience, with Darrell being so well informed about not only the Great Man himself but the Berlin that he experienced, and that is...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2018

I joined Peter for 3 hours on a cold winter afternoon, taking in various locations and sights linked to Bowie's musical evolution - which was much more intertwined with Berlin's divided history than I could ever imagine. Peter is a dedicated Bowie fan and tells...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Peter our tour guide was amazing he had so much knowledge and his natural enthusiasm was infectious this is a great way to see Berlin. Not only do you get to travel around on the underground and bus you are also being given an orientation...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Historically, Berlin is multilayered and dense. Effortlessly informed guide. Respect for objective facts. Arduous when you're standing for 3 hours but definitely worth it; we had lunch beforehand and a place to go afterward.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

This tour was absolutely fascinating, focussed on the Cold War and East Berlin. Forrest has such a great demeanour, he has a wealth of knowledge and relayed it in a relaxed and intelligent manner. I would highly recommend this tour and thanks for a fantastic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank daveandkat2018
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I enjoyed all the tour. I learnt many things I didn't know and I had the opportunity to see Berlin with a complete perspective and specifically to see the influence of the stay of Bowie there. Very interesting. Our guide Peter was perfect. it was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

We had an outstanding 3+ hour walking tour of Berlin with Peter Bijl through Insight Cities. He was extremely knowledgeable and very generous with his time. A wonderful way to learn about and experience the city and its history.

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Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

I first encountered Insight Cities Tours when planning a trip to Prague. Vadim was one of the best guides that I've ever toured with, bringing his knowledge, passion, humor, intellectual curiosity and pleasure to his work. So in planning a visit to Berlin, where a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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