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The 5 best things to do to explore the Black Berlin | Zewdi

Updated: Jan 18, 2023

Berlin is a city with so much to offer, and this extends beyond its rich history. There's also an exciting black Berlin that many might not know about! Looking for something truly unique? Experience the joy of African culture by delving into five incredible places in Black Berlin -- from historical tours to lively Afro Beat clubs, there are plenty of activities guaranteed to make your trip unforgettable!


1. Uncover Berlin’s colonial past through a postcolonial walking tour! Led by Zewdi, explore the unique African quarter of Wedding and discover remarkable monuments like Afro Diasporic figures & streets named in honor of this storied district's heritage. Immerse yourself into history to learn about the resilient story behind black communities throughout Germany today!

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2. EOTO eV is an Afro-German project that opens doors to education and empowerment. Founded in 2012, this innovative Berlin-based association has been providing learning opportunities and fostering meaningful connections ever since its inaugural opening as a neighborhood library in 2014. By joining forces with other like-minded organizations, they strive towards championing the rights of African & Afro-Diasporic people from Germany and all across Europe!

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3. Looking for a lively night out? Join the vibrant Afro Music community and be sure to hit up Berlin's most popular Afro-Beat parties! From Freak de la Freak the Seed Plant of the Afro Szene - explore a tantalizing mix of music, these events are always packed with music and dancing until dawn. Plus, every first Thursday of each month you can join The Session Berlin where you'll get an exclusive insight into this unique culture. So jump right in...it’s going to be one helluva ride!

Copyright: Freak de la Freak

4. Embark on an enlightening journey of knowledge and discovery by visiting a museum like the Museum Treptow Köpenick or taking part in one of Zewdi's tours. Uncover dark details about Germany's history pertaining to colonialism, racism, and black resistance that are rarely discussed but nevertheless extremely relevant today!

zurückgeschaut I looking back Copyright: Daniela Incoronato für Dekoloniale und Museen Treptow-Köpenick


5. Treat yourself to a unique culinary experience at Berlin's famous Pan African or Massai Restaurant. Not only will you be able to savor the traditional flavors of Africa, but also open up your mind and soul with a deeper understanding of its culture through authentic cuisine that can't be found anywhere else!


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Membro sconosciuto
16 gen 2023

This is very helpful! I can’t wait to experience Berlin. This is really informative, I didn’t know Berlin offered this much for black people. Thank you!

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Miriam Fisshaye
Miriam Fisshaye
16 gen 2023
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Thank you very much Folarin :)


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