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Sex and Crime in St. Pauli - tour for ages 18+

1. Sex and Crime in St. Pauli - tour for ages 18+

Discover Hamburg’s wild side on this sex and crime walking tour in the St. Pauli district. Hear interesting anecdotes and details from your guide about the lives and loves of the red light district as you visit its legendary spots. On your tour visit the “Zur Ritze” bar and learn how it got its name. Head down to the boxing club in the basement, where Mike Tyson and the Klitschko brothers trained. Find out where the famous local boxer disappeared to and why so many celebrities come to this rustic bar. Head to the “Olivias Wilde Jungs Stripclub,” a different type of strip club, since men are only allowed in if they dance. See how women can walk down Herbertstrasse, and learn about the Nutella gang and its rivals, the GMBH gang. Discover who controls St. Pauli, who was the godfather in the neighborhood, and how the legal system works here. Find out if Jack the Ripper or someone similar was in Hamburg, and get entrance to a premier show club at the end of the guided tour.

Hamburg: Elbphilharmonie and St. Pauli Combo Tour

2. Hamburg: Elbphilharmonie and St. Pauli Combo Tour

Your tour will begin with your exploration of the newest landmark of Hamburg, the impressive Elbphilharmonie. Your tour guide will explain the specifications of the building to you, as you are drawn under the magic spell of this monument. The tour includes free access to the plaza, as well as a magnificent view over the city and its harbor. You will be amazed by the stories and the knowledge surrounding this unique building as told by your certified tour guide. After the guide has finished the tour, you can spend spare time on the plaza before your next walk starts. You will take the subway U3 towards St. Pauli, where you will meet your motivated and good-humored guide for the evening stage of your tour. The Reeperbahn will slowly wake up, and you will be able to listen to insider-stories about the milieu of St. Pauli's everyday life and history. In order to provide you an even more special experience, you guide will take you to the cult local bar "Zur Ritze". You will be immersed in the authentic atmosphere of the famous boxing cellar, and indulge in some liquor to round up the tour, which could just be the start of a legendary club night in St. Pauli.

Hamburg: In the Footsteps of Olivia Reeperbahn Tour

3. Hamburg: In the Footsteps of Olivia Reeperbahn Tour

Discover Hamburg's famous St. Pauli and tour the highlights on this guided walking tour. Visit infamous spots like the redlight district as well as interesting bars and attractions, including Spielbudenplatz and the Olivia Jones Bar. See the home of the FC St. Pauli and its world-famous stadium. Take a stroll along the most sinful mile in the world: the legendary Reeperbahn or Hamburg's redlight district. Admire local gems, including the smallest police station in Europe: the Davidwache. Step into the highest cocktail bar in the area and soak up the stunning views of the harbor. Visit famous plazas like Hans-Albers-Platz and Beatles-Platz and learn the history behind each turn with insightful commentary from your local guide.

Hamburg: St. Pauli Highlights Guided Tour with Beer

4. Hamburg: St. Pauli Highlights Guided Tour with Beer

Explore the district of St. Pauli on a guided walking tour. Learn about local life, from the powerful gangs to the most infamous streets, including the Reeperbahn. Stop by the "Ritze" boxing gym for a drink. See the Davidwache police station, the boxer and pimp bar “Zur Ritze”, the Große Freiheit, Herbertstraße, and the award-winning "finest toilet in Germany." Find out where the dangers in St. Pauli lurk and where you can stay safe. Discover where the “Hamburger Berg” disappeared to and what happens on the Reeperbahn at half-past midnight. Enjoy a beer at the boxing gym. Learn how to get into the Davidwache police station and which gangs control Hamburg. See where the Beatles performed and partied, and get restaurant and going-out tips for the night. Discover interesting facts about prostitution and the peculiarities of the Reeperbahn.

Hamburg: 2-Hour Reeperbahn Tour (18+)

5. Hamburg: 2-Hour Reeperbahn Tour (18+)

Explore the most sinful street in the world! Discover the unique character of the Reeperbahn, located in the neighborhood of St. Pauli. Hear a multitude of myths and legends of this colorful and notorious district and learn all about the streetwalkers, boxing legends, and gang warfare. Find out whether the Nutella-Bande actually has anything to do with chocolate and how much the prostitutes really earn. Visit the legendary cult bar “Zur Ritze,” where many boxing legends have swung their fists, and learn more about the life, work, and personal fortunes in the neighborhood.

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What people are saying about Zur Ritze

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 10,203 reviews

Even on the third tour we booked, everything was great. Great tour and great guide. Thanks Sandra.

Been a very interesting tour. Our guide was Flo who made the tour really fun and informative.

Great anecdotes by Ulf about Reeperbahn and the districts history

War sehr spannend und Elli ein sehr sympathischer Tourguide

It was definitely worth it!!! Tour guide Ulf was awesome