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Berlin's Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Scene Small-Group Walking Tour

4.6
(8 reviews)

Overview

3 hours 30 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

A queer king, a gay mayor, Marlene Dietrich in Blue Angel, David Bowie in the ‘70s, Audre Lorde in the ‘80s: Berlin has long been a magnet for LGBTIQ icons and allies.
From the wild days of the 1920s and the dark days of persecution under the Nazis through to the Cold War. Hear about the club scene of the 90s, the unlikely queer icon Frederick the Great, and the life of the openly gay Nazi, Ernst Röhm. Explore world-famous, Schöneberg, once the central district of the sapphic Berlin, home of philosopher and war journalist Erika Mann, chronicled by painter Otto Dix and writer Christopher Isherwood.
Discuss the queer community of Berlin and all the communities it intersects with by visiting Kreuzberg, where as far back as the 1600's, many waves of LGBTIQ and immigrant diasporas have come to determine "nobody flees without a reason".
On this tour we accept anyone that considers themselves LGBTIQ, an ally, or who’s just plain interested. Everyone is welcome!

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • City map, including information regarding public transport
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to the Gay Museum
  • Berlin Transport AB Zone ticket (approx.7.00 Euros for day pass) that is available from your guide on the day

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Hackescher Markt, Berlin Germany

Meet your guide in central Berlin, and learn how queer culture has been an integral part of the city for centuries

Pass By: Kreuzberg, Berlin Germany

Experience Berlin's modern-day alternative district

Pass By: Südblock, Admiralstraße 1-2, 10999 Berlin, Germany

A Berlin institution! A queer-run bar and restaurant that has much more to it than meets the eye.Learn how Südblock is an integral pillar of the

The Location

Where To Go

Neue Promenade 3, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Departure time

10:00 AM

Location

Berlin, Germany

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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