Guided tour

Hamburg: Historical Tour of the St. Pauli Sex Work District

Activity provider: GD Incentives GmbH
Guided tour

Hamburg: Historical Tour of the St. Pauli Sex Work District

Activity provider: GD Incentives GmbH

From US$ 37.12 per person

Get a thorough education about sex work in Hamburg on this exciting walking tour. Explore the St. Pauli district, where sex work has been ever-present, and learn about its history from a knowledgeable actress dressed as 16th-century sex worker.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Join a guided tour of St. Pauli and learn about its seedy history
  • Learn fascinating background information on the history of sex work
Full description

Take a guided tour of St. Pauli and hear fascinating stories of beautiful women on this unique, offbeat walking tour. Learn all about sex work in Hamburg with a lively guide offering plenty of background information, as well as interesting anecdotes and famous stories as you pass by the heart of Hamburg's red light district; the Reeperbahn in St. Pauli. On your tour, an actress dressed as a 16th-century sex worker will tell you everything there is to know about this infamous district, and she'll offer plenty of information on anything that might spark your curiosity. Her striking red and yellow-winged hat was once mandatory apparel for sex workers in Hamburg. Travel through the past and present of sex work: from the temple in ancient Babylon and the official position of the Church, to the life and work of former sex workers right in the heart of St. Pauli. Learn more about taboos in sexual practices, clothing, and articles, and get a coupon for a local sex shop. 

  • Guided tour
  • Shot of traditional schnapps
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 18 years

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    Meeting point

    In front of the Davidwache (Polizeirevier 15)

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    Important information

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    • Please note that this tour is in German only
    • Minimum age: 18 years
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.4 /5

    based on 194 reviews

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    Die Führung hat uns sehr gut gefallen, wer an wirklichen Informationen über Sankt Pauli früher und heute interessiert ist und erfahren möchte, welche Rolle die Prostitution in der Geschichte schon immer gespielt hat, ist hier genau richtig. Ein gemeinsamer Absacker im Veermaster, einer alten Hamburger Kneipe, war ein schöner Abschluss.

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    March 24, 2023

    Jenny hat an diesem Abend sehr gut vermittelt, wie sich in St. Pauli die Prostitution entwickelt hat. Wir waren sehr zufrieden mit den Ausführungen. Sie hat uns ebenso viel über die Prostituion in der Gegenwart erzählt und spannende Einblicke gegeben. Vielen Dank!

    March 24, 2023

    Uns hat die Tour sehr gut gefallen. Es war sehr informativ jedoch gleichzeitig auch schockierend wie viel Frauen sich verkaufen. Interessant wäre noch gewesen ein "Arbeitszimmer" zu sehen und der Abschluss mit dem Schnaps in der viel zu lauten Kneipe war nicht so gut.

    March 24, 2023

    Product ID: 13