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Special Tour on November 9 at 17:00

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RevolutionaryBerlin has been offering walking tours since 2009. Want to get a look at the little-known revolutionary underbelly of the German capital? Our tours have been featured in: Der Spiegel, BZ, Berliner Zeitung, tageszeitung, ARD, RBB Inforadio and other media (see Press). If you want to come along, write us an email: RevolutionaryBerlin@gmail.com

May Day Riots

Every year since 1987, riots have taken place in the district of Kreuzberg on May 1st. Revolutionary May Day often ends with flying cobblestones and burning cars – how did this tradition develop?

– the neighborhood uprising of 1987
– 25 years of revolutionary demonstrations (1988-2012)
– the students’ movement of 1968
– the stories of three occupied houses
– the wall and what it meant for West Berliners
Mediaspree and struggles against gentrification

Takes 2.5 hours, starting at Kottbusser Tor

Please send us a short e-mail if you’re interested: RevolutionaryBerlin@gmail.com

German Revolution

How Berlin workers toppled the Kaiser and ended the war in 1918.

– the workers’ movement and the First World War
– Karl Liebknecht and the resistance against the war
– the uprising in Berlin that toppled the Kaiser
– Rosa Luxemburg and the foundation of the Communist Party
– the January fighting and the murder of the communists

Takes 2.5 hours, starting at Brandenburg Gate

Please send us a short e-mail if you’re interested: RevolutionaryBerlin@gmail.com

(Anti)Colonialism

A look at Berlin‘s forgotten colonial past and the struggles to remember it.

– the beginning of the Brandenburg slave trade
– the Berlin Conference of 1885 and the division of Africa
– the history of Berlin’s “African quarter”
– the Charité hospital and its collection of skulls
– today’s struggles to change colonial street names

Takes 2 hours, starting at Brandenburg Gate

Please send us a short e-mail if you’re interested: RevolutionaryBerlin@gmail.com

Special tours are available for school groups. Just write to us.

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También ofrecemos rutas en castellano.

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