8 Stereotypes About Berghain That Are True - Culture Trip Its door policy is so legendary that its bouncers end up writing memoirs. 8 Stereotypes About Berghain That Are. Berlin has long been known for its unparalleled nightlife scene. People come from far and wide to party like the citys natives, but fitting in might require a little bit of legwork, particularly for those who are thinking about going. Sofia is at the tail end of a three-week visit to the city with her husband, a Brooklyn bar-owner, and has been a fan of EDM since she was. Clubs open up and close down, says Rapp, and if Berghain closes, it wouldnt be the end. Berghains door policy is almost as famous as its A-list roster of DJs. Karsten, the Berghain architect, says, if we designed the Lab again, we would have made those floor drains a bit bigger. Oratory, which shares Berghains industrial architecture, is known as Berlins most extreme sex club. (For what its worth, she says there are no firm rules for getting in the door, and that its up to the individual bouncers who they let in). This sound became the staple of the illegal parties that sprouted up in the abandoned factories and warehouses after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and then, over the following decades, in the more permanent clubs that eventually took their place. By definition, subcultures are fleeting, Rapp says. A record.3 million tourists visited Berlin in the first half of 2013, including 150,000 Americans an increase of nearly eight percent over the first half of 2012. Leroux says the change came very slowly, little bit by little bit.