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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
From EUR18.00
 
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

Chilehaus Tips (10)

PRECISE AND MASSIVE - WHAT I CALL ARCHITECTURE

This is a massive building and probably one of the main architectural attractions in Hamburg. My walk towards the Chilehaus was full of descriptive adjectives, when I actually got there I agreed that...
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STEFZAMM
Jul 29, 2004

Chilehaus - a typical Hanseatic "Kontor-Haus"

Chilehaus was built by the architect Fritz Hoeger for the rich hanseatic merchant Henry Brarens Sloman, who spent 30 years of his life in Chile. Chile-Haus was built between 1922 and 1924 and it was...
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globetrott
May 29, 2006

Chilehaus

Commisioned by Henry B. Sloman in 1922, the Expressionist brick structure looks like a prow of a ship. It?s a work of the architect Fritz Hoger. The building takes its name from the souce of its owner...
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andrea.d
Jan 21, 2004

Great architecture from the '20s!

Built with the traditional red-bricks this incredibly big and strange building was built in the '20s by the German Expressionist architect Fritz Hoeger.It's really a particular house which reminds of...
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Carletto76
Mar 02, 2004

Das Chilehaus

This expressionistic brick house is formed like the bow of a ship. It is the most famous building created by the architect Fritz Höger. The Chilehaus is part of the “Kontorhausviertel” with many...
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shellseeker
Sep 12, 2002

Chilehaus

Thanks to the very bad map in my Rough Guide, it took us ages to find the Chilehaus. Following the map carefully we ended up on Altstadter Str, where I tried to fit the small house on the corner to...
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barryg23
Mar 15, 2007

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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antistar
Oct 18, 2011

Stick in the Ocean Liner

For me, Chilehaus is one of Hamburg's most interesting buildings from an architectural perspective. With stark and clear lines and unusual shapes, it was also a nice place to practice urban...
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Maria81
Jan 08, 2010

Chile House

Chile HouseThis building is a great example of 1920s avantgarde architecture.
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acemj
Sep 12, 2002

Chile Haus

Great architecture - this red brick building was designed to look like a ship.I have visited this building on both my visits to Hamburg - I love it
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stefank60
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Hamburg

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City Hall - Rathaus

Built in 1887, the neo-renaissaince town hall with its distinctive copper roof is both seat of the ""Bürgerschaft" (local city parliament) and the "Senat" ("state parliament"), as Hamburg is not only...
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Kunsthalle

Hamburg’s Kunsthalle is one of German’s leading art galleries. Its collection includes about all the big names of painters, and some really world-famous artworks. Their temporary exhibitions are...
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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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Reeperbahn - St. Pauli

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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Planten un Blomen

Plattdeutsch for “Plants and Flowers”, this is the name of Hamburg’s botanical garden. The park is surrounded by a fence but its gates are open all day and entry is free. My photos were taken in...
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Speicherstadt - Old Warehouse District

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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