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Berlin Small-Group Half-Day Walking Tour: David Bowie and the End of the World with a Historian Guide

Price USD$90.00


Berlin Small-Group Half-Day Walking Tour: David Bowie and the End of the World with a Historian Guide
Tour back to decadent cold war of the 1970\'s that inspired Bowie\'s classic Berlin albums.Starting at the legendary club Zoo Station, we follow Bowie\'s trail to the flat he shared with Iggy Pop.Take a stroll by the Hansa recording studios where Bowie’s music reached its creative peak. Discover Bowie\'s strange inspirational attachment to his adopted dystopia of Cold War angst. Explore Berlin, which he described as “cut off from its world, art and culture, dying with no hope of retribution.” Visit and explore Bowie\'s favorite Berlin clubs and cafes.

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 its creative peak.

Sites visited on this tour are:

  • Bahnhof Zoo,
  • former Dschungel Club,
  • KaDeWe,
  • Potsdamer Platz,
  • Hansa Studios,
  • Berlin Wall,
  • Topographie of Terror,
  • Bowie’s former home,
  • Neues Ufer café.

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Tour back to decadent cold war of the 1970\'s that inspired Bowie\'s classic Berlin albums.Starting at the legendary club Zoo Station, we follow Bowie\'s trail to the flat he shared with Iggy Pop.Take a stroll by the Hansa recording studios where Bowie’s music reached its creative peak. Discover Bowie\'s strange inspirational attachment to his adopted dystopia of Cold War angst. Explore Berlin, which he described as “cut off from its world, art and culture, dying with no hope of retribution.” Visit and explore Bowie\'s favorite Berlin clubs and cafes.