The wild 1920s superclub

It was the club where Weimar decadence exploded, a frantic hotspot where Berliners drank and danced amid Moorish arches and Orient Express decor. The Moka Efti Orchestra immerses us in the crazy atmosphere of the 1920s in Berlin

The atmosphere of the legendary old cafe MOKA EFTI, reconstructed for the television series Babylon Berlin.

The image of Berlin’s “golden twenties” has always been at least as much myth as reality. For one, dancing establishments had already been around in the days of the last kaiser: “tango fever” swept the city in the years 1910-14. Public dancing faced restrictions after the start of the war and was banned for good in 1942.

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