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Cologne under the swastika

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Upplevelse under ledning av Marcel

8 timmar
Inkluderar mat, drycker, biljetter, transport
Upp till 4 personer
Hålls på Tyska, Engelska

Vad du kommer att göra

Cologne is the largest incorporated city along the major traffic routes between Berlin and Paris and therefore played a major role in the Nazi's plans for both the then-current situation and the future of the Reich. While it was heavily destroyed in the war, traces of that period can still be found and visited, which is what we'll do on this tour. I'll also be a walking resource for contextualisation and your questions.

We'll start at the remnants of the original Deutz bridge where we'll discuss acts of open defiance against the Nazis by then-mayor Konrad Adenauer, stroll the old town, visiting places that Adolf Hitler visited and thereby discuss the unusual relationship between Cologne people and the Nazi regime, to finally come to the NS-Dokumentationszentrum and memorial, where we'll freshen up some basics about Nazi history with a local perspective. After a sort-of historical German lunch break, we'll continue to the outskirts and visit the historical airport that was also Hitler's gateway to the city, stroll around a typical neighbourhood with a history of opposition, and visit the house in which the Nazi Reich was born. We'll end near Cologne's urban concentration camp and then settle at a bar to discuss all aspects of the tour.
Cologne is the largest incorporated city along the major traffic routes between Berlin and Paris and therefore played a major role in the Nazi's plans for both the then-current situation and the future of the Reich. While it was heavily destroyed in the war, traces of that period can still be found and visited, which is what we'll do on this tour. I'll also be a walking resource for contextualisation and your questions.

We'll start at…

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Detta ingår

  • Mat
    We'll have a sort-of historical German lunch in a modern urban environment
  • Drycker
    Always included are water/soft drinks/coffee with lunch and local beer (or...
  • Biljetter
    entrance fee to the El-De-Haus/NS-Dokumentationszentrum is included in the...
  • Transport
    We'll be moving around by lightrail a lot. Tickets are included in the tour...
Från $176
/person
lör 5 sep.
10:00 - 18:00
$176 per person
$176 per person

Möt din värd, Marcel

Värd på Airbnb sedan 2014
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Natively German (Prussian on my father's and Saxonian on my Mother's side), bilingual due to my dad having grown up among British soldiers after WWII, my family's history is deeply connected with German history. Very early, that got me hooked for the subject, so I ended up majoring in German and European History (as well as German literature and language) and work as a high school level teacher now. Living in Cologne and the area for more than 10 years now, I always explore my surroundings with the eye of a professional and over time grew a deep understanding for both prototypical and unique connections between Cologne and German/European history.
Natively German (Prussian on my father's and Saxonian on my Mother's side), bilingual due to my dad having grown up among British soldiers after WWII, my family's history is deeply connected with German history. Very early, that got me hooked for the subject, so I ended up majoring in German and European History (as well as German literature and language) and work as a high school level teacher now. Living in Cologne and the area for more than 10 years now, I always explore my surroundings with…
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Var ni kommer att vara

We'll be in the old town to talk about the symbolic values of bridges and hotels, at the historical airport, visit the low income residential neighborhood of Ehrenfeld with a period bunker, a high income, park like neighborhood already developed in the 1920s and visited by Hitler for a meeting without which he'd never have become chancellor in early 1933, and end near Cologne's urban concentration camp that is a media hub today in Deutz.

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Alla upplevelser kan avbokas och återbetalas helt och hållet inom 24 timmar från köpet, eller minst 7 dagar innan upplevelsen börjar.

Gästkrav

Upp till 4 gäster som är 18 år eller äldre kan delta.

Alkohol

Denna upplevelse inkluderar alkohol. Endast gäster som uppnått laglig ålder kommer att serveras alkoholhaltiga drycker.

Fler tips

Because of the special nature of the tour, I rarely pre-schedule. If I have time and you're interested, I'll be happy to schedule according to your plans. Just msg me! :)

Vad man ska ha med sig

some general knowledge about the Nazi period (the tour goes into detail extensively, I can't provide a basic history lesson in that setting)

an umbrella on a rainy day