Inner Alster covers 18 hectares and is the most prominent feature of the centre of Hamburg. It is flanked by three boulevards, the Ballindamm, the Neuer Jungfernstieg and the Jungfernstieg. The white boats, the "Alsterdampfer" depart from … more
The Alster flows into the river Elbe through various canals. The narrow canals are typical for Hamburg and are called "Fleete". The Alsterfleet begins directly at Rathausmarkt, the town hall square. On either side, as it passes through the … more
The Alster flows into the river Elbe through various canals. The narrow canals are typical for Hamburg and called "Fleet". The Alsterfleet begins directly at Rathausmarkt, the town hall square. On its way through the centre of town it is … more
The Castle is located in a park nearby the river Bille. It is rounded by banks and moats. Moreover, on the ground of Hamburg it is the only received one. In 1212 the castle was firstly named moated castle. The rests of the medieval building are … more
The "Channel Hamburg" offers a lot of different film locations. The old sailing ship "Seute Deern" lies in the Western Train Station Canal, featuring a completely new interior serving as a gastronomy location for traditional "Helgoland Knieper" food … more
The Cremonhaus (1905/06) in the Deichstraße is a classic example - with its typical facade - of houses built for the Hamburg bourgeosie. It used to be part of a row of similar houses.
Deichstraße is one of the unique places of old Hamburg which … more
The Deichstrasse belongs to one of Hamburg"s unique places which have been carefully restored and looked after. The old merchants" houses, dwellings as well as ware houses are still used for commercial purposes. The sides of the houses … more
The Fleetinsel, the Fleet Island, is located between the Old City and the new part, between two canals, the Herrengrabenfleet and the Alsterfleet, and between the underground stations, Stadthausbrücke and Baumwall. The island is connected via … more
Near the airport lies the Eppendorfer Moor, a 15- hectare recreation area where rare plants grow.
Haynspark: Named after the senator and mayor of Hamburg, M.T. Hayn, who had his country house here. The park became public property in the 1920s. The … more
Germany’s largest swimming office building has been housing IBA Hamburg GmbH since February 2010. Not only does it contain the “IBA at WORK” exhibition, but is in itself an exhibit of innovative construction and energy-saving technology. The … more
Since the Hamburg international garden show (IGS) has been ending, this area in the middle of the Wilhelmsburg district is open for the public. In the beautiful park you can chill out next to the water, you can go for a walk and the children have a … more
The 20m high circular clinker tower (1895) is not only a historical monument, but also today it is still guarding boats the way through the Kiel Canal with its bonfire. At the end of the Kiel Cannel is a small park. It has been created upon the … more
The impressive shipping company offices of F. Laeisz, built between 1897 and 1898, are located at the Nikolaifleet. The entrance facing the Trostbrücke bears the imposing statues of Wilhelm I, Bismarck and the generals, Roon and Moltke. The lower … more
The town hall square constitutes the central marketplace within the city centre. Framed by the shops in the Alsterarkaden beside the waterways and the Mönckebergstraße, the square offers events of all kinds, e.g. the open air cinema during summer … more