Berlin: DIY & Subculture Sightseeing in a 1972 Ford Van!

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Meet at East Side Gallery. 2 hour trip of Kreuzberg, Fridrichshain & Schöneberg. All major DIY & subculture sights, past & present: the bars, backyards, basement, clubs, venues, the squats & riots.


  • Meet Berlin's DIY & subculture scene - their spirit, their culture, their people
  • Look BEHIND the facades - explore the backyards & the basements
  • Brought to you by the founders of Ramones Museum Berlin


Your trip begins at East Side Gallery, the longest remaining piece of the Berlin Wall, right next to the Spree River and right in between two of the most important district for diy & subculture: Freidrichshain & Kreuzberg. Get In The Van Berlin will stop by the most important sites of Berlin's vast cultural, political and musical past & present. From the May 1st Riots around Görlitzer Bahnhof and the squats of Kreuzberg to the backyards and the basements that hosted legendary bands and artists. Learn all about Berlin's diy clubs, bars, restaurants and shops - then and now - and be inspired where to explore Berlin's nightlife once the sun has settled. Learn about th contrast between then & now, the dynamics of the city and its people. The van will stop in front of many places for you to take pictures and dive deeper into the history of each spot. Please bring a mobile phone, as we provide background information, including photos and videos from the past. After the 2 hour trip, the van will drop you off again at the Meeting point.


Experience Berlin's dyi and Underground scene. Dive into the city's creative past present and future, visit the most important places and historic sites of Berlin's art & music scene, from Bowie to Beatsteaks, from the 1970s until now. Get to know the free spirit of the city, explore the hidden and forgotten places and get to know the people that made and make Berlin one of the world's most fasciniating places for art, music and individual lifestyles. Have a window seat in our 1972 Ford Econoline Van and enjoy the ride through the streets of Berlin. Duration: 2 hours. Includes 1 free drink p.p. and exclusive Get In The Van T-Shirt.

Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine. Please show up at the Meeting point 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour. The van has no air condition (fan only). It's old, you know.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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