Five Nightclubs in Germany for Late Night Revelers

Germany is famous for its nightlife. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, techno clubs started popping up all over Berlin with some still thriving today. In Frankfurt, a large student population means a wide variety of nightclubs. If you’re looking for an electrifying, non-stop party, try these five German nightclubs.


Berghain, Berlin


– Berghain opened in 2004 in a former power plant in Berlin. Named after its location, the club is known for its decadence and hedonism. It’s also known for its long events that can start at 3pm on a Sunday and end in the wee hours of the morning the next day. The music is primarily house and techno. A lot of the resident DJs are also part of the club’s record label.

Five German Nightclubs for Late Night Revelers Berghain


Bootshaus, Cologne


– This popular club in Cologne has been a mainstay on the techno and dance scene because of the quality of entertainers it attracts. International superstars such as David Guetta, Deadmau5, Avicii, and Moby can be seen playing here on any given night. It’s events like Loonyland and Muschi Club have become legendary.

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Watergate, Berlin


– Watergate is located in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg. The club has two floors and overlooks the Spree River. The club plays house and techno music and also has a record label. It is well known for its LED lighting panel that spreads across the entire top floor. The downstairs water floor has a floating dock outside with seats and great views of the water.

Five German Nightclubs for Late Night Revelers Watergate


Robert Johnson, Frankfurt


– Robert Johnson is an intimate club in Frankfurt with room for about 250 people. Since it opened in 1999, it’s been creative haven for DJs. It is because of this that the club has thrived even against its larger rivals. Robert Johnson attracts a slightly older crowd that appreciates the minimalistic design and quality of music.


Tresor, Berlin


– The first Tresor was opened in 1991 at a time when a group of artists were trying to continue the city’s techno scene. After a run that lasted until 2005, it moved from Leipziger Straße to its current home on Köpenicker Straße in 2007. The current building is an abandoned heating plant spanning 22,000 square meters over three separate but connected floors. Tresor is still regarded as one of the best techno clubs in the world.

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