Once the hub of Germany's colonial aspirations Hamburg offers a unique insight into the colonial past of Kaiser Wilhelm's German Empire. Today it has been largely forgotten but Germany too sought its destiny in colonial expansion; its so called "place in the sun".
With colonies in Africa, the Pacific and China as well as hopes for more in the Americas at its hight Germany's colonal empire was 4 times larger than the "Fatherland" in Europe.
Learn about what happened, why and how this topic is being dealt with in a postcolonial Europe.
This tour will cover the following stops and topics:
Hamburgs trade empire
Afrikahaus and african expansion
Woermann a private colony
Genocide in the colonies
Asiahaus and the port of Tsingtao
Tea, coffee, chocolate
The colonial school of Hamburg
Loss of the German colonies WW1
Revived colonial aspirations WW2
Bismark and "Black lives matter"
Postcolonial history in modern day Germany
The tour will be a walking tour also using public transit with a light activity level. A short break is included in the middle of the tour. Public transit tickets ane NOT included in the price of the tour.
Pick-up and Drop-off service
Doing the tour using E-bike
Ending the the tour with a boat trip
Public transit tickets
Note: For these or any other add-ons or modifications please contact us directly.