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David Bowie in Berlin - Small Group 3-hour tour

Berlin, Germany

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Overview

3 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Discover how the 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 building he shared with Iggy Pop, and take a stroll by Hansa Studios, where Bowie’s music reached its creative peak. Plus, discover Bowie's strange inspirational attachment to his adopted dystopia of Cold War angst.

What's Included

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

What To Expect

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 1970’s city that inspired Bowie’s classic Berlin albums Low, Heroes and Lodger. Starting at Cold War West Berlin’s decadent heart, Zoo Station, we follow Bowie’s trail to the flat he shared with Iggy Pop, the clubs they partied in and the legendary Hansa recording studios where Bowie’s music reached

The Location

Where To Go

Schiffbauerdamm 8, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Location

Berlin, Germany

Return details

Berlin, Germany

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A fascinating tour with an...

Claire C | Dec 2019

A fascinating tour with an entertaining and charismatic guide. Not the normal paradigm. A trip to KaDaWe, the u-Bahn a hint of Cold War, the Wall and the highlight David’s apartment at the end. Must do tour. Thank you!

We did the David Bowie...

Mr d j Spiers S | Sep 2018

We did the David Bowie tour with Peter who was an amazing guide and was full of enthusiasm and who had a font of knowledge about Bowie. We spent 3 wonderful hours travelling around Berlin and got a real feel of the city that inspired him to write

We had a fabulous time...

Carol L | Aug 2018

We had a fabulous time seeing all of Bowie’s haunts on this tour. Our guide, Darrell, was great and was as passionate about the man, his inspirations and music, as we were. He went out of his way to accommodate us after being waylaid in our

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant 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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