• Berlin Wall

    The iconic Berlin Wall, a symbol of division, played a significant backdrop in Bowie's life, influencing his music and creative outlook.

  • Berliner Ensemble

    Bowie would often cross over to East Berlin solely to attend performances at this renowned theatre institution.

  • Brücke Museum

    Bowie immersed himself in the world of German expressionism at the Brücke Museum, drawing inspiration for his artistic endeavors.

  • Chez Romy Haag

    A small cabaret in Berlin, Chez Romy Haag was frequented by Bowie during his time in the city, becoming part of his vibrant nightlife experiences.

  • David Bowie’s apartment

    Bowie's Berlin apartment served as his creative haven during his time in the city, where he found the solitude and inspiration needed for his work.

  • Deutschlandhalle

    Bowie's electrifying performances at this historic venue left a mark on the people of the city.

  • Dschungel

    The Dschungel, a renowned hotspot within Berlin's pulsating club scene, was one of Bowie's favorite hangouts and is mentioned in one of his songs.

  • East Berlin

    Bowie's proximity to East Berlin was integral to his creative process, providing a unique perspective that influenced his music and art.

  • Edgar Froese’s apartment

    Bowie briefly resided in the apartment of Edgar Froese, electronic music pioneer and founder of the group Tangerine Dream.

  • Exil

    Bowie often met with friends and colleagues at the Exil, one of his favourite restaurants located in the borough of Kreuzberg.

  • Forsthaus Paulsborn

    Forsthaus Paulsborn, a restaurant nestled in the Grunewald forest, was a place Bowie often frequented, offering him a retreat into nature's embrace.

  • Ganymed

    Following his visits to the Berliner Ensemble theatre next door, Bowie would frequently find himself having a meal at this restaurant.

  • Gloria-Palast

    At this cinema, Bowie embraced Berlin's film culture and attended the premiere of his 1978 film "Just a Gigolo".

  • Hansa Studios

    Bowie's legendary albums of the "Berlin trilogy" came to life at Hansa Studios, a renowned Berlin recording site with a rich history.

  • Hotel Gerhus

    This historic hotel, located by the Grunewald forest in southwest Berlin, served as Bowie's initial residence when he first arrived in the city.

  • Joe’s Bierhaus

    At this local restaurant, Bowie embraced Berlin's casual side

  • KaDeWe

    This department store, famous for its gourmet offerings and luxury shopping, was a regular stop for Bowie and is mentioned in one of his songs.

  • Kurfürstendamm

    One of Bowie's songs on the album "Low" was inspired by an incident that took place on this famous avenue in Berlin.

  • Lützower Lampe

    Bowie chose this cabaret as the venue to celebrate his 31st birthday, and it also served as a backdrop for scenes in his movie "Just a Gigolo".

  • Neues Ufer

    Neues Ufer, a gay café just a few steps from Bowie's apartment, was a frequent haunt for both him and Iggy Pop.

  • Neukölln

    Bowie found inspiration in the borough of Neukölln and its residents, influencing the music on his albums of the "Berlin trilogy".

  • Paris Bar

    Bowie and Iggy Pop were frequent visitors to the Paris Bar, a restaurant and high-society hub where creative minds gathered.

  • Reichstag building

    Bowie's historic concert at the Reichstag building in 1987 resonated with thousands of East Berliners, symbolizing a profound moment of unity.

  • SO36

    Bowie explored Berlin's punk scene and diverse music culture at the legendary SO36 nightclub, influencing his own musical evolution.

  • Wannsee

    During his time in Berlin, Bowie dined and found moments of contemplation by the tranquil waters of the Wannsee lake.