Head back to the days of the Cold War on a tour of the Berlin of the 1970s that inspired David Bowie’s classic albums Low, Heroes, and Lodger. See where the artist lived, the clubs he frequented, and the studios where he recorded his music.
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- Free cancellation
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- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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- Duration 3 hours
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- Live tour guide
- Private or small groups available
- Learn about the Cold War days of the 1970s that inspired Bowie's classic Berlin albums, Low, Heroes, and Lodger
- Follow Bowie's trail to the flat he shared with Iggy Pop
- Take a stroll by the Hansa recording studios
- Visit Bowie's favorite Berlin clubs and cafes
- 3-hour tour with a historian guide
- Public transport ticket
- You are required to bring and wear a mask
- You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
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Ständige Vertretung, a memorabilia-filled cafe. Address: Schiffbauerdamm 8, 10117 Berlin.Open in Google Maps ⟶
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- Professors, doctoral students, historians, journalists, art critics, and published authors act as guides on this tour.
- You will receive confirmation within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
- You will need to use public transport a few times since the distances between some key sites will be too far to walk. If you do not have a visitor's transit pass for Berlin already, it is advised to purchase the day metro pass. If you cannot purchase it in advance then your guide will help you to purchase it at the first metro station on the tour.