Buy this unique Quick-Guide and a password will be sent to you via e-mail. I love Berlin, i always miss it when i have to leave it for even short times, thinking about my return all the time. As long as you are not too wasted, you will probably get in. In the end it was all about the music right? Whether you're a tourist or a German native, you can improve your odds of getting inside Berghain. Once you step into KitKat, you can be whatever and whomever you want and feel free to look into your sexual desires and fetishes with no need to hide your love of the bizarre. So where does that leave us? Their parties are original and also really diverse. I asked the doorman, telling him I was a blogger, to explain the criteria.
Which do not lead inside. Opened by a pornographic filmmaker in 1994, it is infamous for the eye-popping goings-on you are likely to see inside. I would take a driver license and offer to let them compare it with the passport, but ask that they only keep the driver license. The same holds for the door at Berghain, where a much longer line, with masses of tourists, makes the ordeal even more undignified. My attire was very simple: a pair of sneakers, a black tshirt and pair of jeans. I have a little run-down of criteria: — Go early.
First and foremost, come early. Berghain is a busy nightclub, and going during its least crowded times will improve your odds of getting in. Bouncers guard their club doors fiercely. Address: Kopenicker Strasse 70 10179 Berlin Mitte Oficial Web Page: Telephone: 030 69537731 Price: 2 - 10 Euros. I only notice that when I wait for the toilets so thats fine, but yeah its something I noticed.
So you may need to prepare, like with. In my humble opinion, it partly comes down to luck. Although many people believe that getting into Berghain requires outlandish clothes, the most important factor is reflecting your personal flair. They started as a record label called Interfish at Ufo, the original center of Berlin house and techno. The ones on the casino property are legit as they are supposed to be there the ones on the strip are full of bullshit.
Better would be to go there with a group with the same number of both. It was my friend Beat and I and we'd already made it passed the bouncer - Sven Marquardt, a photographer known in Berlin for the tattoos on his face. In fact, when you get to the entrance, and you see Sven, you might think who is this guy that has so much power over who gets in and not? On though, the club at least attempts to give the impression it is open to all. Trainers are the order of the day with an estimated 95% of club-goers opting for maximum dancefloor comfort. It is situated right next to two other clubs: Sisyphos and Wilde Renate. You don't have to look posh or chic to get into a club.
The bouncer might ask you why you are there. Now that it is over-exposed, the question is will become simply a tourist attraction like the erstwhile now defunct s—— a place that so defined Berlin that it eventually became the cliché itself? He is a rather short man, heavily pierced and with a tattoo of brambles and moths etched into his face, and was wearing a thick coat. In fact, nature seems to be sprouting all around, with parks, gardens and other open spaces interspersing the various cafes, museums, vintage shops and clubs. I called my friend Thomas Mahmoud who had invited me and he took my side. Unlike most nightclubs, the average age of admitted club-goers is a little older at 35. Overall, I think Berghain is a club that you should definitely visit at least once considering that you actually make it in. In this Article: Berghain is an exclusive nightclub in Berlin and one of the most popular hotspots for electronic music in the world.
A question was barked at me in German. Not, if that sounds confusing, you are not alone. We all had to live with it as so will you. Very young girls, all dressed the same and mostly probably just there for the prestige. Loads of the clubs have outside areas with couches and chilled areas. Do not dress outside of your comfort zone.
Some pleaded with the bouncers but they were sticking to their guns. And here goes a party rat tip: make sure to save some money for your way back. I arrived late, which is maybe why I too quickly tried to rush by the bouncer, a red-haired and red-bearded Axl Rose lookalike with a stupid red bandana on his forehead. Off come the coats, you cruise up the stairs to the platform of the main hall, and the bass beat rips through you. Early bird gets the prize The doors of Berlin clubs open at midnight, and the queues are longest at 1 am, so be there when the clock strikes midnight. After all, sacrifices must be made.
You will have a hell of a night with your lads. Visa and passport questions: state your country of citizenship. So feel free to do whatever you want. Stattnacht is their biggest night. Luckily, researching the venue first, waiting in line at the right time, and communicating effectively with the bouncer can help you blend in with the Berghain culture. I've been told not to speak very loudly in foreign languages other than German when approaching the door.
This really sucks and is extra painful after you just got denied from the night you have been dreaming about. An abandoned power plant, the sheer size of the building impresses and its derelict nature makes it reminiscent of a horror movie set: it holds several dancefloors with never-ending pounding music, dark red lit corners, a huge outside area, and of course amazing sound system and acoustics. The doormen are also notoriously picky about who they let in. No quotes, selfies, or other clichés: we're not your facebook. You feel this could be one of the most amazing nights of your life. You can also increase your chances of getting in by visiting the nightclub during its off hours, which are typically very late Saturday night or early Sunday morning.