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Explore Berlin Tours

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Address: Simplonstrasse 44, 10245 Berlin, Germany
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Explore Berlin is tourism at its best. Jessica Cartwright is one of the...

Explore Berlin is tourism at its best. Jessica Cartwright is one of the most sought after guides in the city - not only because of her in depth knowledge of past and present Berlin but also for the phenomenal way in which she conveys its history with spirit, suspense and compassion. To fully appreciate the Berlin of today, Jessica navigates you through the many layers of its diverse past. From its swampy origins to the rise of the Prussian army, through Hitler’s megalomaniacal vision for a new world capital to the communist totalitarian regime that led to division and the construction of the Berlin wall.Come and experience Berlin through her stories of the city and its people as they stood at the gates of history with her “multimedia” props and passionate recounting of some of history’s most pivotal moments.

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Fabulous tours of Berlin!

We spent two fabulous days exploring Berlin with Jessica. She met us at our hotel and started by asking what we wanted to see and learn and then tailored the tours to maximize... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We spent two fabulous days exploring Berlin with Jessica. She met us at our hotel and started by asking what we wanted to see and learn and then tailored the tours to maximize our experience. Jessica's extensive knowledge of the history and culture of Berlin is amazing. She brought to life the horrors of Hitler's time in Berlin as well... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We booked Jessica for 2 tours - Jewish heritage & Berlin city tour. Both tours were terrific. Jessica is lovely, really friendly & easy to communicate with. Her knowledge of German history & particularly regarding Berlin is extensive, there were no questions Jessica couldn't answer. We had an amazing couple of days exploring Berlin & learning about its quite unique... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

My husband and I met Jessica on our first day in Berlin for a walking tour. Having never been to Berlin, we wanted to become oriented to the city and to see the major points of interest. Jessica was amazing! She met with us, ascertained our interests, and took it from there! We were so pleased with the organization of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were a party of twelve visiting Berlin on the occasion of one of our number 50th Birthday celebration. Having pickup the group at the hotel the next 4+ hours was both educational and entertaining in how she got her passion-based knowledge across to the group. Everyone agreed that her interaction and style suited our group in that she made... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Did the Berlin walking tour with Jessica Cartwright on the first day of our Trip.It was the best thing we could have done. Jessica's tour was informative and entertaining, we were a group of 11 and we were all hanging on her every word! We all said we wished we had had teachers at school like Jessica as she explained... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Arrived in Berlin for a short stay needed a one on one tour. Jessica was amazing coordinating via email very attentive. Absolutely delighted as the tour took every landmark from 12th century to modern day Germany. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The best Guide I ever have experienced. She knew everything, could answer all questions and she was very well prepared. In addition, she was fun and entertaing. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My 19 year old son and 5 of his friends were traveling Europe. One of their stops was Berlin, and they decided to take a private tour with Jessica the first day of their arrival. BEST decision they ever made!! Berlin turned out to be their favorite European city, and I believe much had to do with their experience on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Jessica was just terrific. My wife and I booked her to show us much as she could of Berlin in a two day period, and we left feeling that we really had seen the city. In addition, Jessica is extremely knowledgeable, articulate, and ready, willing, and able to show us things that made the city come alive beyond beyond the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

In July 2016 - 28 Canadian and German relatives met in Berlin for a reunion. Our time together was fantastic and the Berlin experience was enhanced by 3 private tours we took with Jessica Cartwright as our guide. Jessica has a depth of historical knowledge and she shares it easily and eloquently through the stories she tells - making past... More 

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Mitte
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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