1. Berlin: History of Crime Walking Tour
Dive into the underbelly of Berlin's past as you discover its history of crime on this walking tour. Delve into stories about gangs, political murders, and facinating scandals. Hear about how Chicago gangs dominated the Berlin entertainment industry in the 1920s. Get details on the underworld's involvement in protection rackets, drug trafficking, kidnappings and prostitution. Learn about how the infamous Glasgow gang terrified the whole of Berlin in the post-war period and hear about the Safe Breakers. Listen as your guide tells you the story behind the gang fight at the Silesian train station. Immerse yourself in the terror at Bülowplatz where the later head of the Ministry for State Security, Erich Mielke, was involved in a political murder. See the former location of the massive Berlin police headquarters and find out how the police won world acclaim through Ernst Gennat. Finish your tour at the Rotes Rathaus where you can hear the tale of a financial scandal in the 1920s which involved the mayor.