Kurt Vonnegut Tour

In the footsteps of Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse 5 Tour

Slaughterhouse 5 - Messe Dresden - SLUB-Deutsche Fotothek

Nightwalk Dresden has been offering this thematic tour since  2009 - "In the footsteps of Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse No 5 Tour" in Dresden.


The Kurt Vonnegut Tour will follow with this offer the biography  of Kurt Vonnegut shortly, his time in Dresden as an POW in the  Slaughterhouse 5 and I show you this aold place. We will talking  also about his best book, asan  anti war Novel.


You will get informations about the destruction of Dresden at the 13./14.02.1945, the reconstruction of some of the places. We will talking  about true and not true mystic stories about this time. We are also talking about the timeliness of our times.


The highlight of this Kurt Vonnegut Tour, is the visit of the Slaughterhouse 5 area, now the fairground of Dresden (Messe Dresden) and an exclusive visit of the only little one existent basement of this building complex, where internees survived.

In this small basement,  I explaine you the Kurt Vonnegut  Memorial wall .

Photos, stories and discussions  accompany this Kurt Vonnegut tour.

This is a special offer in Dresden for all Fans of Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and guests in this town, who are interested in History and political views based on his Novel.

Four points stay for this tour:

  • Short biography of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  • was and is Dresden an "innoncent town"
  • Sequence of the air raid 13/14.02.1945
  • Visit of the "Slaughterhouse 5" area with the Memorial wall in the basement, desighned by Ruairí O’Brien

Notice:    The visit of the cellar in the Slaughterhouse is not guaranteed.


A Fan of this author Kurt Vonnegut with a book in his hand
Tattoo in memory of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
The Slaughterhouse 5 from above
The North west part of Dresden,view from a Balloon
Not the typewriter of Kurt Vonnegut
Memorial wall with Mr. O`Brian
So it goes!
A photo of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.


  • Authentic local Guides with a personal esprit
  • Orientation of sustainable tourism in the form of small groups
  • Positive reviews in online portals, like getyourguide or tripadvisor
  • Alternative city walks with an thematic backround
  • Authentic, helpful, topical, critical, friendly

Monday to Friday

Saturday (optional)


neon-green flag on backpack

Theaterplatz / King Johann

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