August 13, 1961 changed the fate of millions of people - because on this day the Soviet occupying power closes the borders with the zones of the other victorious powers. West Berlin is finally isolated, an island in the middle of the GDR.
On this tour you will become a cross-border commuter yourself. With your qualified city guide, you'll travel through time visiting the original locations and while learning exciting, romantic and sometimes tragic anecdotes about the real conditions in the past.
Walk along the historical course of the wall from Gesundbrunnen to Prenzlauer Berg. Along the way hear stories of many human fates. Whether in a self-made hot air balloon or airplane, through narrow tunnels or daring window jumps, with steel cables or diving suits - people defied all obstacles and elements on their way to freedom.