I’m Joanna and I am a young tourist guide in Berlin, this city that had seen everything! It is historical, vibrant, modern and that is why I chose to make it my dear home. Coming from an ex-Soviet country myself, I have been living the communist era through my own eyes and the ones of my parents. During this tour with you, I will tell you interesting bits and pieces from the past and we will try…
Our tour will take approximately 2 hours and will run into the former East Berlin. Berlin is a young city, the reunited Berlin after the fall of the Wall is not even 29 years old. The Eastern ghosts of the Soviet Union but also Hitler’s dreams are still to be found here, if you know where to look! I will welcome you all in Alexanderplatz, one of the most controversial squares in Berlin. We will…
Delicious turkish delicacies.
Comfortable walking shoes
A smile and an appetite for history
Old photos of Alexanderplatz will show you how much it mirrored the Red Square of Moscow. We will be surprised at the sight of the abandoned Stasi's House of Statistics. Once at the Wall, I will tell you the story behind the most impressive murals. We will spot a former watchtower and find out how a power plant that used to provide energy to East Berlin has now become a popular nightclub. Cinema history from GDR will follow, and street art.