Trip at a Glance
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing
Price$17 USD per person
Departure Day(s) and Time(s)
Year round: Tues, Thurs & Sat 10:00 am
West Meeting Point: In front of McDonalds, opposite main entrance to S+U Zoologischer Garten Train Station. Hardenbergplatz 2-4, 10623
- Learn of successful and failed escapes in the face of a Border Command that would sooner follow the order of 'shoot to kill' than allow the heinous crime of 'flight from the Republic'.
- Discover the methods of the Stasi (East German State Security) and learn about the systems, devices and people that kept the entire East German population under surveillance for 40 years. Who were the key figures in the GDR leadership and where are they today?
- Get an extraordinary insight into what it meant to live in the GDR, the eastern bloc’s most heavily policed state. What was it like to live “Behind the Wall”?