Hamburg: St. Pauli 2.5-Hour with the White Dandy

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Hamburg: St. Pauli 2.5-Hour with the White Dandy

From $34.59 per person

Experience a unique tour with the White Dandy as he leads you through the streets and delivers a completely different insight into the sinful part of town through anecdotes and quirky facts.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Enjoy an extraordinary tour along the Reeperbahn with the White Dandy as your guide
  • Get to know the most interesting neighborhood shops
  • Hear the stories and history of the Reeperbahn - from "Condomium" to Queen Mary
  • Learn more about daily life in the entertainment district of St. Pauli.
Full description
Götz Barner is a true local original. As flâneur, and stage actor, the White Dandy has lived on the Reeperbahn for 30 years and really knows everything and everyone. This entertainer was recently featured on the posters for the "St. Pauli pinkelt zurück" (St. Pauli pees back) initiative. He will take you on an intimate, informative and extremely funny tour of Hamburg's Reeperbahn and its many side streets. The White Dandy loves to talk about the good old times back when the Star Club still existed, the tramps sparred with the cops, and when he acted onstage with the founder of the Schmit Theater, Corny Littmann. Since he is a true local, he also knows the residential side of the red-light district. He'll be able to provide an authentic portrait of local life. Ask him all the questions you want—he knows, for instance, how the skull became the symbol of St. Pauli, what a "Riechbalken" is, and where 50 Shades of Grey-style S&M is really practiced. The tour takes you across the legendary Spielbudenplaty, to the disputed Esso houses, through the back areas of the Reeperbahn deep in the red-light district and around the Große Freiheit. The White Dandy can also take you to places closed off to other tours. The tour ends with a quiz on neighborhood slang - learn what it means to have "Matrosen am Mast!"
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  • 1 shot along the way
  • Neighborhood quiz
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    • Customers must fill out a travel information form
    • 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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    • Please dress appropriately for the typical Hamburg weather.
    • This tour is not suitable for children.
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    4.8 / 5

    based on 57 reviews

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    Individuelle Tour

    Tour war super. Hervorzuheben ist die kleine Gruppengröße, so dass individuelle Wünsche berücksichtigt werden können. Es ist Platz für Fragen. Aufs Schuhwerk achten, da doch einige Meter zurückgelegt werden. Es gab ein lecker Fischbrötchen und nen Kurzen :-) Auch einige persönliche Einblicke wurden gewährt. Danke für die Tour. Kommen auf jeden Fall wieder nach Hamburg!

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    June 18, 2014

    Wir haben eine sehr interessante Tour mit Dandy gemacht. Er ist ein sehr netter und interessanter Mensch, der viele Informationen rund um St. Pauli liefert. Wir konnten ihn alles fragen und haben immer Antworten bekommen. Wir haben auf viel über ihn selbst erfahren, was die Tour noch interessanter gemacht hat.

    June 22, 2021


    Die Kiez-Tour mit White Dandy ist einfach nur zu empfehlen, keine 0-8-15 Tour... Wir waren zum ersten mal in Hamburg und Götz Barner hat uns mit viel Herzblut das alte St. Pauli bis zum heutigen Tag durch sein Wissen und die Anekdoten näher gebracht. Es war hochinteressant und die Zeit verging wie im Flug, wir hätten noch Stunden zuhören können. "Entweder man liebt oder hasst St. Pauli..." und White Dandy liebt seinen Kiez eindeutig. Bei dieser Führung haben wir seine ganz persönliche Note gespürt. Danke Götz Barner!

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    March 16, 2020

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