Explore the queer capital of Europe – the Berlin of Marlene Dieterich, Christopher Isherwood, and David Bowie – in this fascinating live virtual experience. Stroll the streets of Berlin with a professional, passionate local guide, and learn about the city’s LGBTIQ communities past and present. All welcome.
Start at the Schwules ("Gay") Museum and walk past the street art on Bülowstr on the way to Nollendorfplatz station with its rainbow motif neon lighting. See the Memorial to the Nazi persecution of Homosexuals. Then walk in and around Motzstrasse, the main boulevard of the area. Next your guide will take you to see where Christopher Isherwood lived in the golden twenties when he wrote his "Berlin Stories". You will explore the facades of former and current iconic bars and clubs, like the Eldorado and Connections or The Bull: a bar to which SA leader Ernst Rohm was a regular patron.
Next, walk through to the picturesque square of Viktoria Luise Platz and Fuggerstrasse - the location of the annual Folsom party. Your tour will finish at Wittenbergplatz station.
Meet Your Guide
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Preparing for your Experience
This is a private live virtual tour. Our professional, local guide will show you Berlin’s most fascinating sights in real-time, directly from the streets of Berlin. You will be connected via video call and you can then explore the city together. With your experienced guide you will see more than just the Berlin of today, you’ll also get a glimpse back in time because each tour is complemented with an excellent selection of multimedia. You will be shown historic photographs and videos to help with explanations, stories and the historical context of Berlin's incredible and turbulent past. You can’t get any closer to history without a time machine!
The entire tour is designed to be as interactive as you desire. You can ask questions, you can request to go back and look at something again, you have all the freedom and participation of a private walking tour, all from the comfort of your own home.
The video calling software used for the tour is called Zoom. You will need to have it downloaded on your laptop, tablet or cellphone – with a connection to speakers or headphones – in order to participate in the tour. Also, remember to keep an eye on the time difference when choosing a time for your private virtual experience!