Hamburg Things to Do

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  • 1. Reeperbahn - St. Pauli

    4 out of 5 stars

    St. Pauli is a traditionally working-class district of Hamburg, near the harbor. It includes the red-light district around the Reeperbahn as well as numerous bars and music clubs. The Beatles lived...

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  • 2. City Centre

    Three sugestions for a panoramic view over Hamburg (there are more, but these are my favourites): 1. from the "Michel"/St. Michaelis church tower 2. viewing platform from the memorial church St....

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  • 3. Town Hall - Rathaus

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The present Town Hall, the sixth in Hamburg's history, was inaugurated in 1897, and built because the previous one was burnt down in the Great Fire of 1842. During World War II, the Town Hall was...

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  • 4. Port - Hafen

    Hamburg is an ancient port and this has been the secret of its success. The deep, wide waters of the Elbe have allowed the city a location that is unusually far inland. This makes it ideal for...

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  • 5. Speicherstadt

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Speicherstadt, or the Warehouse district, is a part of the UNESCO world heritage. The red-brick houses in line by the various canals produce the impression of unity and power. Well, I personally...

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  • 6. Fischmarkt

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This famous event requires setting your alarm clock to a very early hour. Every Sunday morning the market takes place on the quay of Altona. It begins at 5 a.m., if you come at 7 a.m. you are already...

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  • 7. Michaeliskirche

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    One of the most interesting places worth visiting in Hamburg is the St. Michaelis Church near the city center, a location which serves almost as a flagship area for an array of Hamburg churches of...

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  • 8. Blankenese

    Blankenese is a picturesque western suburb of Hamburg; traditionally the place where a ship captain would go into retirement. The "Treppenviertel" area between the streets "Am Kiekeberg" and...

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  • 9. Elbtunnel

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    this first (now "old")Elbtunnel is 426,5 m long and has been inaugurated in the year 1911. It still serves as a connection between the southern city district Steinwerder and the inner city. There are...

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  • 10. Canals

    The Alster is a right tributary of the River Elbe in Northern Germany. It has its source near Henstedt-Ulzburg, Schleswig-Holstein, flows roughly southwards and reaches the Elbe in Hamburg. In the...

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  • 11. St. Nikolai Kirche

    St. Katherinen Church is one of the 5 main churches of Hamburg as featured as part of it's skyline, and is the second oldest preserved building in the city having been built with additions between...

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  • 12. Zoo Hagenbeck

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One of the oldest and best-known zoos in Germany and Europe, founded 1907 by the animal trader Carl Hagenbeck. Hagenbecks Tierpark was the first zoo creating fenceless enclosures where animals are...

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  • 13. Chilehaus

    Fittingly for such a nautical city, one of its greatest architectural landmarks looks distinctly like a great seafaring vessel. The Chilehaus's immense brick bulk is fronted by a towering ship's prow....

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  • 14. TV-Tower

    Although there's a campaign to get Hamburg's TV Tower re-opened, it doesn't look like it's about to come online any time soon. So you can forget the glorious vistas that were once enjoyed from its...

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  • 15. Kunsthalle

    Hamburgs most important art museum, with a collection featuring Medieval art, 17/18th century masterpieces, romantic and impressionist art and modern masterpieces. Located halfway between the...

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  • 16. Planten un Blomen

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    "Planten un Blomen" is Hamburgs most popular park (literally translated "plants and flowers"). It was created 1821; among its best-loved features are the Rose Garden, the Japanese Garden and the...

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  • 17. Miniatur Wunderland

    The Miniature Wunderland Two men remembered the fun they had had when playing with their toy trains, and they decided to open a huge toy train miniature world. It turned out to be a total success...

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  • 18. Krameramtsstuben

    right beside the famous MICHEL (MIchaelischurch) you find a little part of ancient Hamburg that will give you an idea of how living conditions were like 350 yrs. back. There's also a Restaurant with...

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  • 19. Jungfernstieg

    The Jungfernstieg is a street in the center of Hamburg on the south bank of the lake called the Binnenalster. The funny name of this street comes from the word Jungfer, which is an old-fashioned word...

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  • 20. Krameramtswohnungen

    In 1620 in Krayenkamp stood a pleasure gardens with country house and summer house. In 1676 the Krameramt (Guild of Small Traders) acquired the site and erected two rows of terrace-houses facing each...

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  • 21. Central Station

    In the 19th century Hamburg had quite a few trainstations. With the growing traffic there was the need for a central station in Hamburg. This was finally build and finished in 1906. Beside Munich...

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  • 22. Public Art

    Just as Berlin has its bears, Hamburg has its own colourful street character, Hans Hummel. The first thing you see when you exit the Hauptbahnhof at Steintorwall is six of these statues and you'll...

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  • 23. Hafen City

    The "Hafencity" Hamburg is a waterfront development/rejuvenation project where - on a former Elbe Island - a new suburb with modern homes and offices is built, close to the Speicherstadt and the Inner...

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  • 24. Dom

    place: 1,5 km westward of the city - Heiligengeistfeld - with U2 or U3 Every year on three times the Hamburger Dom takes place on the Heiligengeistfeld. From the middle of march to middle April ,...

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  • 25. Binnen and Außenalster

    Just before the Alster river, a tributary of the Elbe river, reaches the North Sea, it is funneled into two artificial lakes in the central Hamburg area, divided by the "Lombardsbrücke" and...

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