Guided tour

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

Activity provider: GD Incentives GmbH

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

Activity provider: GD Incentives GmbH

From US$ 31.93 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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  • Join a guided tour of St. Pauli and learn about its seedy history
  • Learn fascinating background information on the history of sex work
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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
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    In front of the Davidwache (Polizeirevier 15)

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    • Please note that this tour is in German only
    • Minimum age: 18 years
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    Overall rating

    4.4 /5

    based on 190 reviews

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    Very interesting and entertaining

    We really enjoyed the tour, if you are interested in real information about Sankt Pauli in the past and today and would like to know what role prostitution has always played in history, you have come to the right place. A nightcap together in the Veermaster, an old Hamburg pub, was a nice conclusion.

    July 29, 2019

    Very interesting, but 29.50 euros is a proud price.

    We were in a group of 25 people. Our leader was Jeanne. She led the tour with wit, charm and a relaxed directness. We got a lot of information, questions could be asked at any time and later we walked through the neighborhood with completely different eyes. The tour went 2 hours. Everything was good, but the price of 29.50 is too high in my eyes. We were 25 people that times 29.50. Yes ... was worth it for the organizer.

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    November 13, 2014


    The tour was very interesting, and "Lola" led it in a very funny way. The 'whore's shots' at the end ("Saurer") were also very tasty, and although at 28.50 Euro I think the tour's almost too expensive, I'd still recommend it. It's especially fun when you do it with a group of girls (for example, for a bachelorette party, birthday, etc.)!

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    October 2, 2012

    Product ID: 13