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Three Berlin guides for your android phone

If you use a phone with android as operating system i have three guides for your personal tour through Berlin.

Guided tours for android and iphone

Explore Berlin. A pulsating city with an impressive history.
For an introduction of the city i put the Top 10 Highlights to one tour. From the Third Reich, over the divided city and the cold war to the fall of the Berlin Wall and reunification of Germany. All in one city. Berlin is really rich of landmarks of the history and the traces of the different chapters are visible. Find the past and get an impression how Berlin starts the 21st century.
POI: Chancellery (Bundeskanzleramt), Reichstag, Soviet War Memorial, Brandenburg Gate, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (Holocaust Memorial), Führer Bunker, The Wall, Topography of Terror, Checkpoint Charlie, Jewish Museum
Preview and download: Berlin Sightseeing – Top 10 Highlights

Two more guides:
Berlin – Street art, artworks in public space
Graffiti, Paintings, Paste-Ups, Stencils in the Berlin districts Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain

From the 70s to 1989 the Berlin Wall was on the west side the area for graffiti, paintings and wall newspapers. Since the reunification of Germany, Berlin has attracted attention to international street artists, making it one of Europe’s street art strongholds. Ramshackle buildings and blind walls gave rise to a vibrant street art scene. You will find works mainly while you stroll through the districts Mitte, Prenzlauer Berg, Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain.
While classical sights have an address street art often uses hidden spaces or rear sides of buildings. This guide will bring you along…
Preview and download: Berlin – Street art, artworks in public space

Berlin – Karl-Marx-Allee / Stalinallee
The Stalinallee was a flagship building project of East Germany to represent the new country.
The Karl-Marx-Allee is a monumental socialist boulevard built by the GDR between 1951 and 1964 in Berlin. The boulevard was named Stalinallee between 1949 and 1961, and was a flagship building project of East Germany’s reconstruction programme after World War II. It was designed by the architects Hermann Henselmann, Hartmann, Hopp, Leucht, Paulick and Souradny to contain spacious and luxurious apartments for plain workers, as well as shops, restaurants, cafés, a tourist hotel and an enormous cinema (the International). Today the boulevard is named after Karl Marx. The classical part of the boulevard with a length of around 2km (1.25 miles) is protected as biggest monument of Europe.
Preview and download: Berlin – Karl-Marx-Allee / Stalinallee

The price for one tour is 1,59 Euro or 1,99 US Dollar. Or get them all in the bundle: Berlin – an impressive history and a pulsating city Price: 3,99 US Dollar or 2,99 Euro.

The requirement is the free app ‘EveryTrail’. You can get on the android marketplace. While there is no direct link to apps in the marketplace. You have to search for ‘Everytrail’

All guides are available for phones with android and iphones.

Preview and download the guides on the website of EveryTrail or inside the app EveryTrail.

Now available: A bundle of 3 tours through Berlin

Berlin – an impressive history and a pulsating city
Explore the traces of the 20th century and get an insight view to the cityscape of today.

No other city is so much aligned with the history of the 20th century, like Berlin. The dictatorship of the National Socialist with the ‘Führer’ Adolf Hitler, the last battle of World War II, the victory of the four Allied, the divided city, the Cold War, the erection of the Wall and finally the reunification of Berlin and Germany. It sounds unbelievable that all this is related to Berlin.
Find the past and explore how Berlin grows together to a new pulsating city. The different layers of the history are visible next to each other. The places of memorials are in the neighborhood of the classical heart of Berlin. New architecture of the 90s of Daniel Liebeskind and Frank O’Gehry are present as well as the postwar buildings of the Stalinallee. Visit the cityscape with has still a lot of open space, which is used by the best street art artists.
Enjoy Berlin with the bundle of three guided tours:
Berlin Sightseeing – Top 10 Highlights
Berlin – Karl-Marx-Allee / Stalinallee
Berlin – Street art, artworks in public space

Preview and download: Berlin – an impressive history and a pulsating city
Price: 3,99 US Dollar or 2,99 Euro. Requirement: The free app: EveryTrail

bundle of three guided tours

Berlin Sightseeing – Top 10 Highlights

A new guided tour for your iphone.

Brandenburger Tor

Berlin – the hotspot of the twentieth century.
From the Third Reich, over the divided city and the cold war to the fall of the Berlin Wall and reunification of Germany. All in one city. Berlin is really rich of landmarks of the history and the traces of the different chapters are visible. Find the past and get an impression how Berlin starts the 21st century. The city offers the memorials for victims of the Third Reich, like the Holocaust Memorial and for the soldiers of the Red Army. And new steps for the development of the city and the capital of Germany are visible with the parliaments area and the spectacular Jewish Museum. All complemented with the classical sights of the 18th and 19th century, like the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag Building.
The Top 10 Highlights plus two waypoints you should not miss (Watchtower + Memorial to Peter Fechter) are ready to explore.
Download the tour for just 1,59 Euro to your iphone: Berlin Sightseeing – Top 10 Highlights
Requirement: The free app: EveryTrail

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