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See in the New Year with a bang. Join Circus managers and members of the team on the hotel roof terrace for stunning panoramic views across the city as it explodes into life on the stroke of midnight.

This is the best place to see the fireworks that will greet the New Year, and we will be celebrating with a splash of sparkling wine… so come and join us!

To say that this city has seen a lot of history over the last couple of centuries is an understatement. Come along with local author Daniel Burghard on an amazing walking tour as he guides you to some of the most significant and iconic WWII and Cold War locations in Berlin.

Starting at the iconic Brandenburg Gate and finishing up at the famous Checkpoint Charlie, at each stop in this roughly 2 hour tour, Daniel will explain the history of the location, as well as read to you eyewitness accounts from his latest book, “The Things They’ve Seen”, covering accounts of life both in WWII and Cold War Germany. In addition, Circus guests who take the tour will receive a complimentary copy of his book to take home, read and learn even more about the eyewitness accounts of history. At the end of the tour, if energy levels are still high, Daniel will point you in the direction of a couple of other WWII/Cold War locations which can be explored independently.

 

From Marlene Dietrich to David Bowie, the world`s biggest film festival to a groundbreaking orchestra, Berlin really is a world center for cinema and music of all kinds. This three-hour tour takes a sideways look at two of the city`s most successful industries, taking in many of Berlin`s top film and music sites.

You will discover why so many films are made in Berlin and understand that the city`s tortured 20th century history is only part of the reason.  You will also find out why Berlin can easily claim to be the world capital for classical music and also learn about arguably the most important rock music recording studio in history.

 

 

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Paul Scraton is the co-author of the book ‘Mauerweg: Stories from the Berlin Wall Trail’, published to coincide with the anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down in November 1989.

Paul will talk about the book, and the history of the divided city, before taking us on a walk to Bernauer Straße and the Berlin Wall Memorial, site of some of the more dramatic moments in the history of the city. Along the way he will talk about life in East Berlin, and the legacy of division today.

The Stasi Prison at Hohenschönhausen was an important part of the Ministry for State Security’s repressive actions against the people of the German Democratic Republic.

We will be joined by local guide, who will take us around the Stasi Prison and share the many eyewitness account’s of how the Stasi operated, what they did and where they did, exposing the dark side of life in East Germany

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Theater fans! Discover the secrets behind the curtain of the Deutsche Oper, one of Germany’s premier opera houses.

This exclusive tour will take us through the auditorium, the props store and the costume room, as well as onto (and behind) the stages themselves. Along the way we will learn about the history of the opera house, its productions and legendary performances.

 

 

On this tour, we will take a 90 minute circular walk through the district of Schöneberg, exploring the exciting and risqué history of the late 1920s, as seen by British author Christopher Isherwood

Visit the places he lived, socialised and documented in his Berlin Diaries of 1929 to 1933, and experience the vibrancy of the era and living on the edge of the Weimar Era. Accompanied by short readings from his works, see where ‘Cabaret’ was born, genders were blurred and films caused riots!

 

 

The Berlin Philharmonie is not only a musical venue but also an architectural highlight. For this reason, the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation offers guided tours for individual visitors and special tours for groups through the Philharmonie and the Chamber Music Hall.

During the tours, guests with gain an interesting and comprehensive insight into the architecture and acoustics of the buildings as well as into the history of the Berliner Philharmoniker.

 

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

The Stasi museum is located in House 1 on the former grounds of the headquarters of the GDR’s Ministry for State Security. The building was erected in 1960-61 and included the offices of Erich Mielke, who served as Minister for State Security from 1957 until the end of the GDR following the fall of the Berlin Wall.

The permanent exhibition on display traces the history of the Stasi and its relationship with the SED – the ruling Socialist Unity Party. Here you will learn about who the Stasi was, their reason for existing, how they functioned and who were their targets. With this guided tour you will be introduced to the very complicated and nuanced subject matter which is often missed when exploring this period of German history.

 

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Join our good friends at “Fork & Walk” tours as they take you on an exclusive neighborhood walk around Mitte, showing you some of the many amazing “foodie” hotspots located just a stone’s throw from the Circus. Along the way you will learn about some of the local history and get a taste of the many boutiques that make the district of Mitte so vibrant.

This tour is exclusive for Circus guests. Space is limited so please let us know in advance if you would like to join

*How this works: Pick ‘n Choose the tastes & flavours you want to try. We suggest to bring a minimum of €10.

 

Join us as we are taken through the award-winning exhibition ‘Topography of Terror’.

Here we will get not only an introduction to the exhibition, but also gain a deeper understanding of the five themes presented, including the Nazi takeover of power; the institutions of terror in Nazi Germany; the terror and persecution both inside the Third Reich and the occupied countries; and the end of the war and the post-war era.

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Join Berlin art lover and Circus microbrewery manager, Lara, as she takes a leisurely walk around the local neighborhood visiting two or three of her favorite art galleries. The district of Mitte, where the Circus is located,  is world renowned for its representation of contemporary art, with galleries and exhibitions scattered throughout the area in every direction.

A great way to spend the afternoon with lots of fun to be had exploring not only the world of contemporary art, but also exploring the vibrant neighborhood that we all love.

From Marlene Dietrich to David Bowie, the world`s biggest film festival to a groundbreaking orchestra, Berlin really is a world center for cinema and music of all kinds. This three-hour tour takes a sideways look at two of the city`s most successful industries, taking in many of Berlin`s top film and music sites.

You will discover why so many films are made in Berlin and understand that the city`s tortured 20th century history is only part of the reason.  You will also find out why Berlin can easily claim to be the world capital for classical music and also learn about arguably the most important rock music recording studio in history.

 

 

Paul Scraton is the co-author of the book ‘Mauerweg: Stories from the Berlin Wall Trail’, published to coincide with the anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down in November 1989. Paul will talk about the book, and the history of the divided city, before taking us on a walk to Bernauer Straße and the Berlin Wall Memorial, site of some of the more dramatic moments in the history of the city. Along the way he will talk about life in East Berlin, and the legacy of division today.

Potsdam is a small but historically rich city – together with Berlin it was the center of Prussian power. It was also of enormous importance to the Soviets. In the summer of 1945 the Potsdam Conference of the victorious Allied powers was held here.

The city became one of the most important Soviet bases in Germany, with countless facilities and thousands of Soviet soldiers who characterized the street life for almost 50 years.

The tour takes you through Soviet Potsdam, to one of its most important secret service bases and the world famous Bridge of Spies.

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Join our good friends @ ‘Berlin Music Tours’ as we take a stroll through time to discover the rich history of punk, rock and club land in the former east Berlin. On this walk we will learn about some of the key figures who shaped an alternative music scene, before and after the Berlin wall, as well as hear about the many story’s that, over time, have become the stuff of legends.

Join us as we join forces with our city walking tour partners ‘Original Berlin Walks’ as we take a closer look at Berlins famous street art. Here’s how ‘Original Berlin Walks’ describe the tour:

“The Americans may have given the world street art, but it was perfected in Berlin. Starting in the ‘60s painting on the side of the Wall, through Berlin’s hedonistic heyday in the 1990s, artists the world over have come to the Hauptstadt to leave their mark. Our team of street art experts keep on top of what’s new, who’s who, and where to go to see the freshest and finest works that Berlin has to offer, which means that this tour is the best way for you to find the hidden corners that most visitors never get to see”

 

 

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Join Berlin art lover and Circus microbrewery manager, Lara, as she takes a leisurely walk around the local neighborhood visiting two or three of her favorite art galleries. The district of Mitte, where the Circus is located,  is world renowned for its representation of contemporary art, with galleries and exhibitions scattered throughout the area in every direction.

A great way to spend the afternoon with lots of fun to be had exploring not only the world of contemporary art, but also exploring the vibrant neighborhood that we all love.

Paul Scraton is the co-author of the book ‘Mauerweg: Stories from the Berlin Wall Trail’, published to coincide with the anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down in November 1989. Paul will talk about the book, and the history of the divided city, before taking us on a walk to Bernauer Straße and the Berlin Wall Memorial, site of some of the more dramatic moments in the history of the city. Along the way he will talk about life in East Berlin, and the legacy of division today.

Join our good friends at “Fork & Walk” tours as they take you on an exclusive neighborhood walk around Mitte, showing you some of the many amazing “foodie” hotspots located just a stone’s throw from the Circus. Along the way you will learn about some of the local history and get a taste of the many boutiques that make the district of Mitte so vibrant.

This tour is exclusive for Circus guests. Space is limited so please let us know in advance if you would like to join

*How this works: Pick ‘n Choose the tastes & flavours you want to try. We suggest to bring a minimum of €10.

 

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

From Marlene Dietrich to David Bowie, the world`s biggest film festival to a groundbreaking orchestra, Berlin really is a world center for cinema and music of all kinds. This three-hour tour takes a sideways look at two of the city`s most successful industries, taking in many of Berlin`s top film and music sites.

You will discover why so many films are made in Berlin and understand that the city`s tortured 20th century history is only part of the reason.  You will also find out why Berlin can easily claim to be the world capital for classical music and also learn about arguably the most important rock music recording studio in history.

 

 

Join Circus receptionist Anna as she combines two of her great passions, exploring Berlin, and eating ice cream. On this neighborhood walk you will explore the chic of Berlin Mitte, the vibrancy and multiculturalism of Neukölln/Kreuzberg, and if the weather is nice and the energy is there, a final stroll over the beautiful river Spree to the hip grunge of Friedrichshain. All this while tasting the best Ice-cream Berlin has to offer. What better way to spend a summers day? We think it’s perfect

Join our good friends at “Fork & Walk” tours as they take you on an exclusive neighborhood walk around Mitte, showing you some of the many amazing “foodie” hotspots located just a stone’s throw from the Circus. Along the way you will learn about some of the local history and get a taste of the many boutiques that make the district of Mitte so vibrant.

This tour is exclusive for Circus guests. Space is limited so please let us know in advance if you would like to join

*How this works: Pick ‘n Choose the tastes & flavours you want to try. We suggest to bring a minimum of €10.

 

Join us on a very special tour of the INJU production lab. INJU produces natural energy boosters and health drinks, and they do so in the heart of Berlin.
Follow INJU founder, brewmaster and sustainable drinks pioneer Peter Kowalsky into his production lab to find out:
… how ancient healing plants can be transformed into modern health shots
… why plant essences are ideal for helping your cells refresh and revitalize you from the inside
… which elements are essential for building an authentic and sustainable business.
See for yourself how an independent local business is setting out to redefine society’s approach to energy, health and entrepreneurship!

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Join Berlin art lover and Circus microbrewery manager, Lara, as she takes a leisurely walk around the local neighborhood visiting two or three of her favorite art galleries. The district of Mitte, where the Circus is located,  is world renowned for its representation of contemporary art, with galleries and exhibitions scattered throughout the area in every direction.

A great way to spend the afternoon with lots of fun to be had exploring not only the world of contemporary art, but also exploring the vibrant neighborhood that we all love.

Join Circus receptionist and street art enthusiast Richard Fisher on a discovery walk of urban street art located throughout the districts of Mitte, Freidrichshain and Kreuzberg. Along with unearthing many of the amazing public commissioned murals scattered around town, you will also visit sub-culture hot spots such as: RAW-Gelände, Neurotitan Gallery and the Urban Spree Gallery, and get a feel of the gritty, vibrant neighborhoods that have become home for so many creative pieces.

Join Circus entertainment manager, Andrew, as he explores the streets of our neighbours to the north, Prenzlauer Berg. On this neighbourhood walk you will discover why this part of town, once a neglected backwater, is today one of the most desirable places to live in town. A story of rags to riches, from working class origins to gentrified utopia. You will wander through the leafy streets, discover boutique shops, buzzing cafe’s and a plethora of restaurants. With a little history thrown in, this leisurely walk is a fantastic way to start the day. 

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Join Circus receptionist Anna as she combines two of her great passions, exploring Berlin, and eating ice cream. On this neighborhood walk you will explore the chic of Berlin Mitte, the vibrancy and multiculturalism of Neukölln/Kreuzberg, and if the weather is nice and the energy is there, a final stroll over the beautiful river Spree to the hip grunge of Friedrichshain. All this while tasting the best Ice-cream Berlin has to offer. What better way to spend a summers day? We think it’s perfect

Join us for a walk around Berlin Tempelhofer Feld, the park that was once an airport! Immerse yourself in a crowd of dancing roller skaters, musicians and wind surfers, then explore the surrounding neighborhood of Schillerkietz. We’ll show you some of the best authentic bites Berlin has to offer, including ethnic restaurants, cafes, even a brunch spot located inside a church! This is an exclusive opportunity to experience some of Berlin’s most eclectic corners, don’t miss it!

Join Circus entertainment manager, Andrew, as he explores the streets of our neighbours to the north, Prenzlauer Berg. On this neighbourhood walk you will discover why this part of town, once a neglected backwater, is today one of the most desirable places to live in town. A story of rags to riches, from working class origins to gentrified utopia. You will wander through the leafy streets, discover boutique shops, buzzing cafe’s and a plethora of restaurants. With a little history thrown in, this leisurely walk is a fantastic way to start the day. 

Join Circus receptionist Anna as she combines two of her great passions, exploring Berlin, and eating ice cream. On this neighborhood walk you will explore the chic of Berlin Mitte, the vibrancy and multiculturalism of Neukölln/Kreuzberg, and if the weather is nice and the energy is there, a final stroll over the beautiful river Spree to the hip grunge of Friedrichshain. All this while tasting the best Ice-cream Berlin has to offer. What better way to spend a summers day? We think it’s perfect

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Join Circus receptionist and street art enthusiast Richard Fisher on a discovery walk of urban street art located throughout the districts of Mitte, Freidrichshain and Kreuzberg. Along with unearthing many of the amazing public commissioned murals scattered around town, you will also visit sub-culture hot spots such as: RAW-Gelände, Neurotitan Gallery and the Urban Spree Gallery, and get a feel of the gritty, vibrant neighborhoods that have become home for so many creative pieces.

Join us for a walk around Berlin Tempelhofer Feld, the park that was once an airport! Immerse yourself in a crowd of dancing roller skaters, musicians and wind surfers, then explore the surrounding neighborhood of Schillerkietz. We’ll show you some of the best authentic bites Berlin has to offer, including ethnic restaurants, cafes, even a brunch spot located inside a church! This is an exclusive opportunity to experience some of Berlin’s most eclectic corners, don’t miss it!

Join Circus entertainment manager, Andrew, as he explores the streets of our neighbours to the north, Prenzlauer Berg. On this neighbourhood walk you will discover why this part of town, once a neglected backwater, is today one of the most desirable places to live in town. A story of rags to riches, from working class origins to gentrified utopia. You will wander through the leafy streets, discover boutique shops, buzzing cafe’s and a plethora of restaurants. With a little history thrown in, this leisurely walk is a fantastic way to start the day. 

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Join Circus receptionist and street art enthusiast Richard Fisher on a discovery walk of urban street art located throughout the districts of Mitte, Freidrichshain and Kreuzberg. Along with unearthing many of the amazing public commissioned murals scattered around town, you will also visit sub-culture hot spots such as: RAW-Gelände, Neurotitan Gallery and the Urban Spree Gallery, and get a feel of the gritty, vibrant neighborhoods that have become home for so many creative pieces.

Join us for a walk around Berlin Tempelhofer Feld, the park that was once an airport! Immerse yourself in a crowd of dancing roller skaters, musicians and wind surfers, then explore the surrounding neighborhood of Schillerkietz. We’ll show you some of the best authentic bites Berlin has to offer, including ethnic restaurants, cafes, even a brunch spot located inside a church! This is an exclusive opportunity to experience some of Berlin’s most eclectic corners, don’t miss it!

Join us as we head south to Kreuzberg, one of Berlin’s most vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhoods to explore Berlin’s famous Turkish markets.  Grab some local street food, or simply enjoy the atmosphere, this place is a Berlin institution and a real local treasure.

Join Circus receptionist and street art enthusiast Richard Fisher on a discovery walk of urban street art located throughout the districts of Mitte, Freidrichshain and Kreuzberg. Along with unearthing many of the amazing public commissioned murals scattered around town, you will also visit sub-culture hot spots such as: RAW-Gelände, Neurotitan Gallery and the Urban Spree Gallery, and get a feel of the gritty, vibrant neighborhoods that have become home for so many creative pieces.

Join Circus receptionist Anna as she combines two of her great passions, exploring Berlin, and eating ice cream. On this neighborhood walk you will explore the chic of Berlin Mitte, the vibrancy and multiculturalism of Neukölln/Kreuzberg, and if the weather is nice and the energy is there, a final stroll over the beautiful river Spree to the hip grunge of Friedrichshain. All this while tasting the best Ice-cream Berlin has to offer. What better way to spend a summers day? We think it’s perfect

On this tour, we will take a 90 minute circular walk through the district of Schöneberg, exploring the exciting and risqué history of the late 1920s, as seen by British author Christopher Isherwood

Visit the places he lived, socialised and documented in his Berlin Diaries of 1929 to 1933, and experience the vibrancy of the era and living on the edge of the Weimar Era. Accompanied by short readings from his works, see where ‘Cabaret’ was born, genders were blurred and films caused riots!

Join Circus entertainment manager Andrew on a short neighborhood walk and introductory orientation of the local area. On the walk you will discover some of the highlights of the “Scheunenviertel” – a historic area of Mitte where the Circus is located.

Perfect for first time visitors to Berlin, and a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood from a local’s perspective.  Also, Andrew has a pretty strong knowledge of what’s going on in Berlin, so take the chance to get some tips and inspiration to complete your perfect Berlin itinerary.

Meeting point reception – 11am

Cost: Free

*Places are limited, please signup at reception or direct online