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Isherwood's Neighbourhood Walking Tour

Nollendorfplatz, 10777 Berlin, Germany
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A must do when in Berlin

The main highlight of our week in Berlin has to be when we roamed what was once the neighbourhood... read more

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mitchibiza
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ibiza
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Fascinating window on Berlin's Bauhaus era

Great social history that brought past events to life with a mixture of archive photos literary... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Starting and ending at Nollendorfplatz, this 90-minute tour visits the neighbourhood British writer Christopher Isherwood lived in during his time in Berlin in the last years of the Weimar Republic and where he wrote his famous Berlin diaries, which...more
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Nollendorfplatz, 10777 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed today via mobile

The main highlight of our week in Berlin has to be when we roamed what was once the neighbourhood of Christopher Isherwood and his colourful crew, with Brendon. We were captivated from the moment we took our first steps with him into a history that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great social history that brought past events to life with a mixture of archive photos literary quotes and superb folklore by a raconteur who clearly loves his subject. Highly recommended to all.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Brendan displays a love of his subject and brings alive the wonder of the entertainment district of Berlin and its personalities before the war. The tour is so informative and, by turn, funny, sad and colourful. Not to be missed on your visit to the...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Brendans tour was fantastic. He takes you on a rollercoaster ride through the time in Weimar Berlin that Isherwood lived there. During the tour Brendans descriptions of the time, places and activities from the 1920's and 1930's fill you with a variety of emotions. He...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Brendan was an excellent guide. Thank you for doing the tour for only the two of us, on a snowy wednesday. Emilia & Eva, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

No one interested in Isherwood’s Berlin should miss this. Brendan is an excellent guide and a font of information. I wish I had thought to bring a notepad.

Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Brendan managed to bring 1930s Berlin alive through his tour & photos of people and places. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour and highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Brendan for his flexibility in offering this tour midweek. Brendan gave a warm and knowledgeable history of this area with anecdotes, photos and quotations to complement the walk. Great value. Recommended

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We recently took this tour with Brendan. It was a bitterly cold and rainy day in Berlin, yet the tour was so interesting that it kept our attention off of the weather. Brendan had a lot of pictures of people and places involved in Isherwood's...More

Thank Marcus L
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Brendan is a delightful guide that has deep knowledge about the locations and events of this period in Berlin's history. He brings the characters to life and truly helps you understand how different Berlin was from other parts of Germany during this period. Don't miss...More

Thank Deborah C
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mlfowlkes
11 June 2016|
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Response from Brendan N | Property representative |
Hello Martha I just got your enquiry. There is a tour on Tuesday at 11am, how is that for you? The meeting point is outside Nollendorfplatz U-Bahn station opposite the Goya building, by the red clock. Take the left exit... More
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Garry S
19 July 2015|
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Response from Brendan N | Property representative |
Hello Garry There is a tour on Saturday 25th at 11am, how is that for you? The meeting point is outside Nollendorfplatz U-Bahn station opposite the Goya building, by the clock. Take the left exit from the main ticket... More
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