Hamburg - your travel destination in Germany
Hamburg - the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is located directly on the Elbe River and is a city of many facets and numerous attractions. Hamburg is with about 1.85 million inhabitants the second largest city in Germany, after the capital Berlin.
Hamburg is especially known for one thing: its port! This is one of the largest transshipment ports for trade goods in the world. And every year millions of visitors marvel at and visit the friendly city in the north of Germany.
The economic importance of the city through shipping and international trade have made Hamburg an important center for industry, but also culture and lifestyle! The city's diverse neighborhoods are bustling with activity, such as the Reeperbahn in the St. Pauli district.
In the neighborhoods of the city you will find, in addition to a variety of entertainment, numerous attractions and inviting hotels and accommodations for your visit to Hamburg!
If you like to experience a cultural trip, Hamburg is the right address for you: In addition to numerous buildings from the various eras of German history, you will also find modern buildings such as the world-famous Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall directly on the banks of the Elbe.
What is there to discover in Hamburg?
Hamburg has many faces and each one is worth discovering! The best way to explore the city on the Elbe is by bike or on foot - it is also recommended to use public transport if you need a little break.
Of course, what you can't miss in Hamburg is a cruise on the Elbe. There are numerous landing stages along the river - experience the maritime flair of the Hanseatic city on a guided harbor tour and discover completely new perspectives on the city.
Top 10 sights in Hamburg
- The new Elbphilharmonie - cultural center and top attraction of the Hanseatic city
- Reeperbahn & Große Freiheit - Hamburg's sinful mile for night owls and party lovers
- Speicherstadt - unique world cultural heritage
- Landungsbrücken - an impressive ensemble of buildings including Cap San Diego, Rickmer Rickmer and Alter Elbtunnel
- Michel - 132 meters of history towering over everything
- Planetarium - the oldest star theater in the world
- Planten un Blomen - nature refuge in the heart of the city
- Fish market - a piece of Hamburg culture to touch
- St. Nikolai Memorial - silent witness to an eventful past
- Alster - a lake in the heart of the city
A crowning finale could be an evening city tour on the Reeperbahn through St. Pauli. Birds of paradise and real "types" live here - a tour of the neighborhood with drag queen Olivia Jones is particularly exciting and entertaining: top comments, impressive history and lots of entertainment! We wish you a lot of fun!