Tresor (German for ‘safe’ or ‘vault’) is an underground techno nightclub and record label. The club was founded in March 1991 in the vaults of the former old Wertheim department store in Mitte, the central part of the former East Berlin, next to the famous Potsdamer Platz.
The vaults under the Wertheim department store proved to be the perfect location for a club, and Tresor quickly became the place to be in Berlin.
Tresor continued to be a popular club to this day, having expanded and reconstructed continuously several times to include an outdoor garden area, and a second “Globus” floor. The concept for the Tresor floor in the basement was specifically hard techno, industrial and acid music while Globus was featuring mainly more mellow house sound. The record label Tresor Records was founded soon after the club first opened, in October 1991.
The new location of the club, pictured, is located in a former power plant on Köpenicker Strasse in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district.
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Was here in mid January and had a great night. As far as atmosphere and vibe goes, it leaves the Berghain for dead.