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Berlin - Berlin's Jewish Heritage

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Berlin's Jewish Heritage

Wed, 29 Sep
(350 reviews)
Jewish Neighbourhood, Berlin, Germany
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

On this tour, Martin takes you through what is known as Berlin's Jewish Neighbourhood, where literally every building has a story to tell. You'll get to see Berlin's oldest Jewish cemetery, a Jewish Boys' School that goes back to the 18th century, as well as a Jewish Girls' School which has since been converted into one of Berlin's swankiest restaurants. The tour concludes at the beautiful, world-famous New Synagogue from 1866.


Meet Martin

Martin

Berlin’s stunning landscape can stupefy you. Home to over 200 parks, forests and green spaces, and over a hundred lakes - replete with beautiful lidos and sandy beaches - it’s one of the greenest cities in the world. Martin helps you discover all this, and more! Having experienced the fall of The Wall first hand, Martin lived abroad between 1994 and 2010 and experienced a potpourri of different cultures. At university, he explored German history and studied German-Jewish exile organizations that emerged as a result of the rise to power by the Nazis. Following his graduation, he was then offered to contribute to the exhibition “Eichmann on Trial”, organized by Berlin’s Topography of Terror. This led Martin back to Berlin, and he re-discovered the city he had left long ago. Fascinated by Berlin’s total make-over, he decided to turn his rekindled fascination with Berlin into his profession. Since then, his tours have been peppered with adventures and exciting stories, ranging from European cultures to celebrities like Marlene Dietrich. “I once gate-crashed the building where David Bowie used to live in Berlin with a customer who was a huge David Bowie fan and ‘bumped’ into a resident who promptly invited us to have coffee!” he says.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Berlin with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Berlin. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Deborah M.

12 July 2021

Martin. Has a very pleasant presentation manner, is very knowledgeable, and tried to interact with us when possible to answer This was a very interesting tour.

Lorna C.

11 July 2021

Extremely informative…would I expect or want anything more? On any tour by you though we get everything: humour, amazing enthusiasm, a variety of buildings, each with their own history to tell, your opinions, even about the best place to buy a chocolate brownie, very important for me! But it was your explanation of why you are compelled to do these traumatic tours which really upset me. Your all encompassing tour of this Jewish neighbourhood began calmly enough until you decided that it was time that we knew the real story. Looking at your anguished face I could see what a painful and terrible subject you needed to inform the world about as people must be better educated about this topic. Even after repeat viewings your words still have the ability to hurt me badly. If you can never get used to this history then what chance do we have? Thank you, Martin, for yet another beautifully presented and well paced tour.

Michaela (near Köln 🇩🇪) D.

11 July 2021

I could only watch a Part cause of real Life issued. Its was very interesting and füll of information. I Hope martin will reschedule this Tour😸

GAIL K.

11 July 2021

reallly enjoyed this tour. will watch out for more of his tours . thank you

Linda S.

10 July 2021

Excellent tour very well presented


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