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This historic building is synonymous with the culture, history and people of Hamburg. Marked by a neo-Renaissance motif, the building includes 647 rooms, which is more than those at Buckingham Palace, and is capped by an ornate clock tower. The...  Read More

St. Michaelis Kirche

This brick church, built in 1762, is among Northern Germany's loveliest Baroque-style buildings. The tower, which was added in 1786, is the church's signature feature and is also considered Hamburg's definitive symbol. Twice daily, a trumpeter...  Read More


Situated on the Elbe River, this "welcome point" salutes ships by dipping the Hamburg flag as they pass, signaling "Bon voyage." Sailors are also welcomed with the playing of their national anthem and a greeting in their native language. There...  Read More

St. Pauli Fischmarkt

With its origins dating back to the early 18th century, this popular open-air market offers the finest in fresh seafood as well as a good variety of plants, flowers, fruits, animals, and decorative items. TRANSPORTATION: S-Bahn Reeperbahn

Otto von Bismarck Monument

This immense statue commemorates the German leader who unified the country in the 19th century. The statue was built at the turn of the 20th century and provides a great look at the history of Germany and its development into a modern state.

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Alster Cruises

These boat cruises highlight the inner and outer reservoirs of the Alster Lakes. This cruise is a great way to view the natural habitats of the city.

Airport - Ham

These guided, one-hour steamer tours showcase the city from the vantage point of the surrounding port waters. The cruises are a great way to view the city and grasp the importance of the waterways to its growth and development.

Planten un Blomen Park

Planten un Blomen (plants and flowers) is the name of the green belt stretching alongside the city center all the way down to the harbor, and incorporating the Wallringpark. Features include a Japanese garden, an apothecary's garden, lakes and...  Read More