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Hamburg: Attractions and Things to do

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1 Rathausmarkt
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Rank: 1 About 50

The Town Hall Square, as is often the case, is in the center of the city. The façade is very characteristic of the area and worth a good look. A short distance away there are moorings for the canal boats that go towards the harbor, shops and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rathausmarkt 1 20095 Hamburg
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


2 Cruise on the Two Artificial Lakes
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Rank: 2 About 50

The two artificial lakes of the city are of great interest. They were created when a damm was built across the Alster and they are known as the Binnenalster and the Außenalster. They are located right in the center of the city and have become...

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Type: Nature and sport


3 Jungfernstieg
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Rank: 3 About 50

If you are looking for the main shopping street in Hamburg, go down to Jungfernstieg. It’s a pedestrian street in the center, next to the Binnenalster artificial lake, between Gänsemarkt and the Town Hall Square. It’s known for...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Jungfernstieg, Hamburg
Type: Stores and shopping malls


4 Schanzenviertel
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Rank: 4 About 50

The Schanzenviertel district is one of the centers of Hamburg’s alternative culture. It started out as a residential area for the working class and later became a meeting place for musicians, artists and skaters, a versatile area full...

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Address: Schanzenviertel, Sternschanze - Hamburg
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


5 Harbour
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Rank: 5 About 50

The city of Hamburg owes its fame partly to its port system, considered one of the most important in the world. The port of Hamburg is the point from which ships leave to reach markets all over Europe. Given its strategic location, practically in...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Pickhuben 6, Hamburg
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


6 Speicherstadt
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Rank: 6 About 50

"Speicherstadt" is the name of the hundred-year-old district of naval warehouses. It is located among the pavilions of the "Deichtorhallen" and Baumwall in the port area. The imposing Gothic brick walls are very striking, spotted with...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Speicherstadt, Hamburg
Type: Other attractions


7 St. Pauli
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Rank: 7 About 50

Saint Pauli is situated in the Hamburg-Mitte borough and is known as one of the 105 quarters of the Hamburg city in Germany. This neighborhood is home to a population of 27,612 as...

Reviewed by: Akhil
Address: St Pauli, Hamburg
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


8 Hamburger Kunsthalle
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Rank: 8 About 50

The Hamburger Kunsthalle museum owes its existence to an initiative taken by the Kunstverein in Hamburg. This building was founded in 1817 and as a public municipal painting gallery in Borsenarkaden in 1850. The...

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Address: Glockengießerwall, Hamburg
Type: Museums


9 Miniatur Wunderland
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Rank: 9 About 50

Miniatur Wunderland is the largest model of railway in the world. This museum is also one of the most popular permanent exhibitions in Northern Germany. This museum is wonderful and amazing having miniature models of railways. This is...

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Address: Kehrwieder 2-4/Block D, Hamburg
Type: Museums


10 Christmas markets
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Rank: 10 About 50

Hamburg, like many other cities in Germany, is famous for its traditonal colorful Christmas markets that brighten the streets of the town center. The most important one is in front of the Town Hall, where every year you can see the Roncalli Circus,...

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Type: Other attractions


11 A Walk around Lünenburg
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Rank: 11 About 50

In the area between Hamburg, Hannover and Bremen there are many places to see, all of them different, and all worth visiting. Green woods, fields of violets, a picturesque river and small towns built of wood, it’s true fairytale country....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Surroundings


12 Altes Land, The Old Land
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Rank: 12 About 50

With a catamaran you can sail from the port of Hamburg to reach lower Saxony, go across the Elbe, and head towards the fruit plantations of the so called "Old Land" (Altes Land). It's the largest area used for growing fruit on the continent....

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Type: Surroundings


13 Blankenese
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Rank: 13 About 50

Blankenese a part of Hamburg’s history. In this area you’ll find old and new houses with views of the Elbe. Blankenese has the magical atmosphere of a small town within a city. There is a beach, a bike path, nature walks, and for those...

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Address: Blankenese, Hamburg
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


14 Deichstrasse
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Rank: 14 About 50

Deichstrasse is not far from the heart of the historical center of Hamburg. It’s a very characteristic area where you can see the few remaining original seventeenth and eighteenth century residential buildings and warehouses that survived the...

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Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


15 Docks
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Rank: 15 About 50

A traditional gathering point for music lovers, Docks is one of the most famous venues in Hamburg. It was opened in the early twentieth century as a cinema, then converted into a large concert hall, with a capacity of about 1,500 seats....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Spielbudenplatz 19, Hamburg
Type: Nightlife


16 Fair
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Rank: 16 About 50

Every year Hamburg hosts fifty fairs in an area covering about 85,000 square meters and it is estimated that between one million and one and a half million visitors attend. The two most famous fairs are the Boat Fair, "Hanseboot", held...

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Type: Other attractions


17 Submarine Museum
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Rank: 17 About 50

Nothing is more exciting than a visit to the Baakenhafen area in the port of Hamburg to see the U-434. It is a non-nuclear Soviet submarine (U-Boot) fitted with a propeller. It is one of the largest in the world and it was used by the Soviet Navy...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Ponton 1a, Hamburg
Type: Museums


18 International Maritime Museum
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Rank: 18 About 50

Peter Tamm’s great passion for model ship building began in 1934 when his mother bought him a model for his birthday. From this great passion for the sea came the“Internationales Maritimes Museum": more than 10,000 m², spread over...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Ponton 1a, Hamburg
Type: Museums


19 Stadtpark
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Rank: 19 About 50

In good weather the fields of the city park, Stadtpark, become crowded. Young and old come together to play ball, have a picnic, sunbathe or fly kites. On the edges of the huge field there’s a playground with giant swings, slides and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 22303 Hamburg (Germany)
Type: Parks and gardens


20 Fischmarkt
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Rank: 20 About 50

Fischmarkt was built in 1895 in a restored Altona fish auction hall and is situated in Hamburg City. The market has been known to be one of the most proficient fish trading centers of...

Reviewed by: Chiranjiv
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Type: Not to be missed


21 Altona
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Rank: 21 About 50

Altona is the westernmost urban borough situated in Hamburg. Founded in 1535 as a village of fishermen, it was one of the most important harbor towns of the Danish monarchy until 1864. At present, this neighborhood...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Ruhrstraße, Hamburg - Altona
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


22 Molotow
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Rank: 22 About 50

Molotow is one of the oldest clubs in the locality which has a bar as well as a dance floor and if you enjoy rock music then this is the place to be.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Holstenstraße 5, Hamburg
Type: Nightlife


23 Panoptikum - Waxworks Museum
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Rank: 23 About 50

Over 100 personalities from history, culture, showbiz and sport are faithfully reproduced out of wax. Even their clothes and accessories are carefully chosen to suit the individual. Opened in 1879, the Wax Museum of Hamburg is highly considered,...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Spielbudenplatz 3, Hamburg
Type: Museums


24 Hamburger Dungeon
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Rank: 24 About 50

Hamburger Dungeon is an attraction deep in the ancient, dark dungeons of the historic general store of Hamburg. It’s a very special exhibition that covers an area of 500 m2, it’s half museum, half interactive chamber of horrors. We only...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Kehrwieder 2, 20457 Hamburg, Germania
Type: Museums


25 Speicherstadt Museum
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Rank: 25 About 50

Besides being a huge complex of warehouses for storage of goods that were transport from the port, Speicherstadt was once a real commercial city with offices, banks, a post office and a power plant.   Today Speicherstadt, or "the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Am Sandtorkai 36, Hamburg
Type: Museums

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