Hamburg Off The Beaten Path

  • Airbus, Hamburg, Germany
    Airbus, Hamburg, Germany
    by TrendsetterME
  • Airbus, Hamburg, Germany
    Airbus, Hamburg, Germany
    by TrendsetterME
  • Building of the Bismarck - Foundation
    Building of the Bismarck - Foundation
    by Airpunk

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Hamburg

  • 1. Outside Hamburg

    Hamburg is the major city in the north of Germany but there are plenty of other interesting places to visit in this region. Try Bremen, Lubeck or Kiel which are all within easy reach by bus or train....

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  • 2. Blankenese

    Blankenese is a small village in the outskirts of Hamburg and it is well known for lovely villas facing the river Elbe. Rich and wealthy people build their regular residence or summerhouses there. You...

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  • 3. Museums

    I have not been in this museum yet, but I found an article about this interesting car-museum, that shows mainly prototypes of Porsche and also a few other cars and most of them you will hardly ever...

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  • 4. Around St. Pauli and the port

    In the port of Hamburg you may see and visit one of the largest non-atomic-submarines in the world : the Soviet spy-submarine U-434 ! In times of the cold war it was impossible to even see such...

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  • 5. On the outskirts

    In the old centre of Bergedorf you may see many old halftimbered houses and also that beautiful half-timbered church. Unfortunately the church is not open to the public, but it looks great already...

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  • 6. Speicherstadt

    Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg... Miniature wonderland Hamburg... Adress: im Kultur & Gewerbespeicher / Speicherstadt Kehrwieder 2 Block D, 20457 Hamburg Description: If you are interested in miniature...

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  • 7. Events

    If you are in Hamburg during summertime (may-september), you should visit the 'Planten Un Blomen' park in the evening! There are Illuminated fountains and classical music at one of the lakes....

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  • 9. Airbus, Hamburg, Germany

    Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany and the seventh-largest city in the European Union. The city is home to over 1.8 million people, while the Hamburg...

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  • 10. Waiting out the rain

    On my last evening in Hamburg we had two short but drenching rainstorms. The first one was when I was eating supper in the fish restaurant by the harbor. When...

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  • 11. Wandsbeker Gehölz

    On one of my days in Hamburg I went to visit someone in a district called Rahlstedt, which is at the far eastern end of the city.With the help of my ADFC...

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  • 12. Wandse creek

    My friend in Rahlsted showed me on the map how to get to the Wandse creek, where there are cycling and walking paths leading downstream all the way to the...

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  • 13. Eilbek and Mundsburger Canals

    In the nineteenth century the lower part of the Wandse creek, starting at Maxstraße, was turned into a canal called the Eilbek Canal.It then widens into a pond...

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  • 14. Domplatz and Hammaburg

    The socalled Domplatz has been a parking space for many years. The old Kathedral, which has been here since 11th century has been torn down in the beginning of...

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  • 15. Friedhof Ohlsdorf

    Even if it sounds strange, but the cemetary in Ohlsdorf is such a wonderful and interesting place to be. It is Hamburg's biggest park and the biggest cemetary...

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  • 16. Elbe Beach and Old Swede

    The Elbe beach at Övelgönne (practise to pronounce the Umlaut;-))) is a popular meeting point among Hamburgers. Only some very tough people actually go...

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  • 17. Bugenhagenkirche

    Hamburg’s ugliest church (I assume) was built in the 1920s in the suburb of Barmbek and named after the reformator Johannes Bugenhagen. The monumental building...

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  • 18. Levantehaus

    The meaning of the word Levante is: towards the sunrise. The house was build 1911/12 by Franz Bach as an office building for the Levante Shipping Company....

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  • 19. Day Trips

    Here are some websites to some places that are worth a visit if you have more time in Hamburg:Lüneburg is a cute city close to Hamburg with lots of framework...

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  • 20. The Wandse River

    This small river is only 20km long but has at least 5 names: It starts with the name Wandse. This name derives of the old German word Wand, which means a border...

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  • 21. Tired of the city?

    You do not need to leave the city if you are tired of the built environment. Why not have a break in the Stadtpark? It is pretty a large green area where people...

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  • 22. Schanzenviertel (Schanzen quarter)

    this is a quarter where you come across lots of Portuguese cafes and bars and mini restaurants with people sitting for long and chatting. My friend told me that...

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  • 23. A bunker from WWII with lots of graffiti

    When I went to Susannenstrasse and Schanzenviertel (Schanzen quarter), I came across this curious building and I was told by my friend that this is actually a...

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  • 24. Scarpovino at Susannenstrasse

    scarpovino is a unique shop lying right on the street side of Susannenstrasse. While walking down the road one day I noticed the window of the shop and was...

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  • 25. Enjoying genuine Italian fare

    While in Hamburg we visited this wonderful little Italian eatery located next door to Eppendorfer Weg 161. The owner, Joseppi (originally from Italy), was very...

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