Berlin Small-Group Half-Day Walking Tour: David Bowie And The End Of The World With A Historian Guide

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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00am, 2:00pm
  • Departure Details :
    Ständige Vertretung, a memorabilia-filled cafe
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Discover howthe Cold War of the 1970s inspired Bowie's classic Berlin albums. On this 3-hour tour, you'll explore Berlin, which he described as cut off from its world, art and culture, dying with no hope of retribution, with a specialist guide. Follow Bowie's trail to the buildinghe shared with Iggy Pop, and take a stroll by Hansa Studios, where Bowies music reached its creative peak. Plus, discover Bowie's strange inspirational attachment to his adopted dystopia of Cold War angst.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

When David Bowie moved to Berlin in 1976, he found an island of Cold War angst, cut off from its world, art and culture, dying with no hope of retribution. This tour takes you back to the decadent 1970s city that inspired Bowies classic Berlin albums Low, Heroes and Lodger. Starting at Cold War West Berlins decadent heart, Zoo Station, we follow Bowies trail to the flat he shared with Iggy Pop, the clubs they partied in and the legendary Hansa recording studios where Bowies music reached its creative peak.

Sites visited on this tour usually include:

  • Bahnhof Zoo
  • former Dschungel Club
  • KaDeWe
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Hansa Studios
  • Berlin Wall
  • Topographie of Terror
  • Bowies former home
  • Neues Ufer caf

Inclusions

  • Tour guide (historian, professor, doctoral student, journalist, or published author)

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions:You will need to use public transport a few times, since the distances between some key sites would be too far to walk. If you will not have a few days visitor's transit pass to Berlin already, we suggest that you purchase the day metro pass. If you cannot purchase it in advance, your guide will help you purchase it at the first metro station on the tour

Additional Info

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