Discover mixed history of the local community, including the abysmal days of Nazi persecution. See where the community hid and the workshop for the blind where one Berliner risked his own life to save many Jewish lives.
01 Apr - 31 Oct:Monday & SaturdayDuration
4 HoursStart time
West Berlin: 10:00am
East Berlin: 10:30am
There are two possible start points and times
East Berlin: 'AM to PM' Bar/Restaurant at Hackescher Markt S-Bahn Station at 10:30am
West Berlin: McDonald's opposite the main entrance to Zoo Station at 10:00am
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled tour departure time.
Tour end at the starting point.
Start your tour at your desired location and visit the burial ground of Mendelssohn, an influential member of the Jewish community.
Wander around the streets and your next stop will take you to the courtyards where the poor dreamed of a better life and the rich dreamed of a poorer life. Your expert guide will help you imagine what such a life must have been like.
Move to the New Synagogue where you will get a better understanding of the horrors of the holocaust.
Next, visit the Workshop of the Blind where an employee risked their life to protect his Jewish neighbours and employees, he is now honoured among the Righteous Men of the World's Nations.
The tours ends where it began.
Please call the activity operator for any logistical query you may have.