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Queer life

The Berlin of gays and lesbians has many of its most charming places in the Prenzlauer Berg.

Locations like "Bärenhöhle", "Marienhof" or "Sonntagsclub" stand today for a multifaceted queer scene, which has tradition in Prenzlauer Berg.

Long before the Wall was opened, when Prenzlauer Berg belonged to the eastern part of the city, a distinct scene developed here. For example, the Schoppenstube on Schönhauser Allee and Burgfrieden in Wichertstraße, which opened in 1963, were the oldest and best-known gay bars in East Berlin. These pubs became particularly famous in 1989 with the film Coming Out by Heiner Carow.

Today Prenzlauer Berg has a colourful gay and lesbian infrastructure with clubs, shops and pubs as well as art and culture. Nightlife in bars and clubs - nothing seems to be missing here.

In our tourist info at the KulturBrauerei are on display the city map “Gay Guide Berlin” and the magazine “Siegessäule”, which provide many tips.