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Hamburg Red Light District Introductory Walking Tour
"Meet your guide near central Hamburg’s St Pauli district as dusk settles over the city then head through the busy streets on your 1.5-hour walking tour. Nestled on the right bank of the Elbe River St Pauli has a rich history and a reputation for raucous partying. During your tour explore colorful streets such as Davidstraße and the bustling Herbertstraße and take in top city attractions including the Schmidt Tivoli and St Pauli Theater. Soak up the lively atmosphere in busy squares such as Hans Albers Platz — where live music is played each weekend — and see where The Beatles started their career in 1960 learn what St Pauli is all about — the friendly side and the seedier side — and find out what makes this vibrant neighborhood tick. Stroll down the Reeperbahn home to famous strip clubs like Dollhouse and Susi’s Show Bar
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Private Tour: Speicherstadt and HafenCity Walking Tour in Hamburg
"Meet your private guide at Baumwall Station in the Speicherstadt district which snakes along the waterways of the Hamburg port. Built as a free zone to transfer goods without paying customs this old trading area grew rapidly throughout the 19th and 20th centuries buying and selling everything from carpets to coffee from overseas. Today Speicherstadt is considered the largest warehouse district in the world.Enjoy informative commentary from your guide as you walk through the area and pop into interesting local shops. As you walk ask your guide as many questions about the city and its neighborhoods as you wish; the beauty of a private guide is that the commentary is tailored to your interests. Sample exotic spices in quirky shops visit a traditional oriental carpet store and upgrade (if you wish) to visit the Kaffee-Roesterei coffeehouse to try some of the world's most expensive and sought-after coffee varieties
From EUR23.00
 
Private Walking Tour: Hamburg Old Town
"After meeting your private guide at St Michael's Church (Michaeliskirche) set off on a 2-hour walking tour of Hamburg Altstadt the city’s handsome Old Town and historical epicenter. A former medieval settlement Altstadt is bounded by the harbor and by a string of roads following the line of the old fortifications.Strolling through the quarter imagine what the city looked like before the fires demolitions and devastating bombings of World War II. Today Hamburg Old Town has a new face marked by grandiose buildings
From EUR23.00

More Local Customs in Bremen

Bremer Kluten - the local sweet of Bremen

Those with a sweet tooth will likely want to try Bremen's speciality sweet during their stay in the city – the Bremer Kluten.Kluten are small block-shaped sweets, about the size of two sugar cubes,...
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SWFC_Fan
Aug 25, 2014

Kiss released

It is believed that if a man turns 30 and is still unmarried he must sweep the floor of the Cathedral until a kiss from a lady releases him from that duty. If, on the other hand, a woman turns 30 and...
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viddra
Jul 30, 2014

Fipps der Affe

This little wooden ape is a well known character, "Fipps the Ape", whose world travel tales were told in German comic book. Help came again from Win, Rhineroll, in explaining:"it is a famous early...
Mariajoy
Apr 04, 2011

Grünkohl/ Braunkohl (kale)

When you go to North Germany in winter, you will see quite a lot of restaurants serving dishes with kale. In German kale is called "Grünkohl" (green cabbage), but Bremen has a different name for it:...
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himalia11
May 01, 2010

Useful phrases

It is good to know some useful phrases in German before going to Bremen. Here is a list of most useful ones:Guten Tag!=Good Day!Guten Abend! = Good evening! Vielen Dank = Thank you very...
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Tonttuliina
Dec 14, 2008

Have breakfast!

Breakfast is a big thing in Germany. Grannies tell you that it is the most important meal of the day. Germans like to meet up for that. It can go on for hours and is mostly celebrated with a big...
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Xfire
Jun 18, 2007
 
 
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Schaffermahlzeit

According to historical tradition every year on the second Friday of February "the dinner of workers" (Schaffermahlzeit) is arranged in the Great hall of the Rathaus. It is a party for the most...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Oct 27, 2006

Weihnachtsmarkt

It is a Christmas Market, very typical in any city in Germany, where people like meeting after they 're done with work, to eat and drink something with their friends.Booths with food, beverages,...
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lutxu
Oct 04, 2006

Cabbage Tours - the fun and sometimes bitter end

The restaurants at the outskirts of Bremen on winter weekends are all booked out with cabbage tours. Up to ?300 people in the large places meet here to eat - guess what - brown cabbage, drink, dance...
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joernme
Mar 16, 2004

Cabbage Tours - Stupid Games

Walking with the group we have to do stupid games in order to justify the amounts being drunk. The games are so stupid they are fun again and the system is easy: You win a game - you get a shot to...
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joernme
Mar 16, 2004

Kohlfahrten - Cabbage Tours

We people from Bremen are strange - In the deepest winter we go outside and walk for hours over the dikes. No matter what the wheather is like - the worse the better. We walk, talk, drink, laugh, play...
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joernme
Mar 16, 2004

Details about Bremish houses

The houses usually row up in long rows, but still are individually different. Only often you have 2 houses next to each other with a symmetric plan. They usually don't have a basement, but a...
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joernme
Mar 16, 2004

Bremer Haeuser

In many parts of the city you will find complete streets or at least still parts of it lined with typical Bremen houses. It's a special style well know among architects in Germany. I do not know too...
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joernme
Mar 16, 2004

Football game of Werder Bremen in the Weserstadion

If you have the chance and like great football and good atmosphere - visit a game of one of Europes finest football teams in their newly renovated Weserstadion (directly at the riverfront close to the...
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joernme
Mar 08, 2004

Top Hotels in Bremen

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Hillmannplatz 20, Bremen, Bremen 28195, Germany
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Boettcherstrasse 2, Bremen, Bremen, 28195, Germany
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Bahnhofsplatz 5-7, Bremen, Bremen, 28195, Germany
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Im Buergerpark, Bremen, Bremen, 28209, Germany
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Bahnhofsplatz 11, Bremen, Bremen, 28195, Germany
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Bahnhofsplatz 17 - 18, Bremen, Bremen, 28195, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Bremen

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Market Sqare - Town Hall

The Gothic Town Hall was built between 1405 and 1410, but the Renaissance façade was added 2 centuries later. One cannot but admire its many figures, reliefs, angels, flowers; it's a real art in...
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Schnoor Quarter

With its narrow lanes and 15th and 16th- century small houses, Schnoor (string, rope) is the city's oldest district. Fishermen used to live here, but today, the picturesque quarter is home to numerous...
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Town Musicians

The Bremer Loch (Hole of Bremen) is a manhole cover on Bremen's central market square, Am Markt. It looks like an ordinary manhole cover, but it has a coin slot at its centre. If you insert a coin...
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Böttcherstraße

This is where coopers (böttchers) used to live and work, thus the name of the street, but it almost disappeared in the 19th century. Then, at the beginning of the 20th century, Ludwig Roselius, a...
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Roland Statue

With Durendart, the legendary sword of justice, in his right hand, and a shield with a two-headed imperial eagle in his left hand, Roland's been protecting the city of Bremen for more than 600 years....
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St. Peter Cathedral - St. Petri Dom

The Cathedral Court is the largest square in old Bremen. This is where public executions were once performed. Today, it's used as a market place from Monday to Saturday (8-15). Here you can buy fresh...
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"Bremen - I feel this city"
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Bernd_L

"Bremen - the city of the musicians"
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Mariajoy

"In Bremen - briefly"
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"Bremen - A World Heritage site"
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"Stadt and Bundesland"
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