Hamburg Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Red Light District

    hey, lets be real whenever you enter an area of prostitution anyplace around the world,you will have to be extra carefull, always alongeside prostitution you will find drugs,thiefs ,muggers,so, if you...

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  • 2. Dodgy Areas

    Use some kind of secure carrying device for your wallet, passport, cellphone, and keys. These are critical items and it will really put a damper on your trip if any of these are lost or stolen. I...

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  • 3. Drugs

    Hamburg is supposed to be a save city even with one of the highest criminal rates in Germany. This may be so high because of drug delicts. It is not well known that it used to be as easy as in...

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  • 4. Local customs

    Hamburg is one of the safest cities one can encounter in Europe. People can generally walk freely at night without fear of being attacked, ask for directions to a stranger without consequence, and it...

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  • 5. Free Trading Zone

    A large part of the port of Hamburg is a 'Free Trading Zone' - so it may happen, that you enter that port-area without seeing any controls but you might be checked for cigarettes,alcohol,drugs...,...

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  • 6. Public Transport

    Generally, the U and S-bahn is very safe. But as you would in any city, be aware of late night drunks, especially on the weekends, especially on days where one of Hamburg's football teams has been...

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  • 8. Typical German City

    Hamburg's a big city and has a few big city problems, but it's not even one of Germany's most dangerous places and Germany is one of the safest countries in the...

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  • 9. Guidance on photography in churches: Homer's Rules

    Visiting churches is one of the absolute highlights of a trip to Europe, and provides a fascinating insight into the most powerful influencethat has shaped...

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  • 10. Lost passport and wallet

    Even in the poshest part of town, protect your belongings as you would when in the dodgiest part of town.It appears that my wallet was pickpocketed in the...

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  • 11. No real dangers

    If you ask me there are no real dangers or risk in Hamburg. I would say it is pretty secure if you do not do any unreasonable things. Of cause you should watch...

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  • 12. A Word About Prostitution

    As many people may have already heard, prostitution and other elements of the sex trade are a legalized industry in Germany.In Hamburg, it is a normal occurance...

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  • 13. Football Hooligans!

    Being that the time to the World Cup is presently among us, I thought it best to remind some our international visitors of the rather bizaare phenomenon of...

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  • 14. Dont give your adress & e-mail to these people

    When you leave Hamburg Hauptbahnhof you will see a great Porsche-sportscar and you will find cards that you may fill out for a lottery in order to win this...

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  • 15. under construction

    When we visited in July 2005 I fouind that much of the city was under construction, especially the area around the Binnenalster and Jungfernstieg.This is just a...

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  • 16. Don't go by bicycle!

    Hamburg is a city, which hates bicycles! I used my bike in Hannover for about 20 years with no problems. I really forgot how to mend a bike! Now in Hamburg I...

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  • 17. Arriving in Hamburg

    When I got in Hamburg, at 6AM, with no money, no cigarettes, no speaking deutshe (except Danke and 'you speak english?' - I don't know how to write it, but I...

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  • 18. Lighters at German airports

    Yesterday, I was travelling through Hamburg Lubeck airport, and found the security staff to be extremely diligent. No problem with that. What did faze me...

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  • 19. Sternschanzen Park

    Close to the Sternschanze U and S-Bahn stop there is this park which is told to be a bit dangerous, expecially at night, with drunk people and drug addicts. I...

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  • 20. Hotel too much confortable

    Hamburg is a nice city, you can go around a see a lot of nice place like square, street... really like in a normal city..:-))...but if you go in the hotel with...

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  • 21. Do not pay attention to the...

    Do not pay attention to the others about warnings in Hamburg. In general it is one of the safest cities. I lived there for 14 years and any major city in the US...

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  • 22. NEVER give any money to anyone...

    NEVER give any money to anyone one Reeperbahn who needs change -- you'll never see it again. Esp. in St.Pauli with lots of marihuana dealers and small thiefs...

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  • 23. Frau forbiden!!Only mans over 18!

    Its not realy danger and not realy warnings for the group of people not listed on the entrance door and of course if you are not sory to pay 150e for the...

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  • 24. Vandals

    I was saddened to see this pointless vandalism. Especially on a war memorial. Many people lost their lives and the memories should not be cheapened so.

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  • 25. Even if I've been told that...

    Even if I've been told that Hamburg is the city in Germany with the highest crime rate, I didn't consider the city dangerous at all. If you have common sense,...

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