Hamburg's first botanical garden, now part of the "Wallringanlagen", the city´s former fortification, was designed in 1821 as a 9-hectare park. There are ancient trees and an impressive variety of flowers and plants. Terraces with plants … more
All fotos by Jens Oestreicher. The urban development and architectural expansion of Altona gave the district a new identity with its town hall, square and train station, also included plans for a museum. It was built between 1889 and 1901. … more
The Altona Amtsgericht, a lower district court that has jurisdiction over minor cival and criminal cases, was built between 1873 and 1878. The round brick building is in the style of the Berlin school associated with Schinkel. It is a vivid … more
The Barclaycard Arena Hamburg is momentarily the most modern multifunctional venue in Europe. Depending on the construction of the interior, it holds 12,000 to 16,000 visitors. On the first floor of this four-storey complex, there are loges that can … 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 building of the Warburg library of cultural sciences was errected in 1925-26 by Gerhard Langmaack with the contribution of Fritz Schumacher.
The oval reading hall which reaches out into the garden is especially interesting. Here the first … more
A special treasure of the Hamburg observatory is its precious library which comprises all important astronomic publications of the last 200 years and even editions from the 17th and 16th century. The look of the library matches the notion of a … more
This idyllic pub lies at the junction to Assmannkanal and further includes a boat rental and an all-year wine bistro. The family business was elected Germany’s second most beautiful beer garden by ADFC. more
The Brahms museum is located in one of the last existing Barock-houses of the 18th century in the city centre of Hamburg.
It presents everything that has to do with the musician Brahms.
Opening times are: Tuesday to Sunday: 10-17pm. Around … more
The Brandshofer Deich consists of three buildings, a kontor house of 1925, designed by Otto Hoyer, a residential building and a store hall which was often used as a filming location and has a floor space of nearly 15.000 square meters. The façade … more
The CULT club is on the famous street Große Freiheit in St. Pauli. The style of the interior which distinguishes it from other clubs incorporates many elements of the former sex show performed in the club from the 1960s to the 1980s.
The main part … more
Hotel with 90 rooms on the outskirts of Hamburg south of the Elbbrücken (bridge over the Elbe) and close to the urban railway station Veddel.
The lobby, hotel rooms and corridors, conference rooms, bar and the restaurant are available as motives. … 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
„More than cinema“ - is promised by CinemaxX. All of the 29 cinemas have 4K-image technique and a high modern sound system. Cinemaxx Dammtor is a premier cinema in the center of the city. Lots of national and international stars are walking the … more
In 1735, the chamber of commerce founded the “Commerzbibliothek”. The aim was to collect all necessary literature for the training of merchants and make them publically available. So one of the most valuable libraries developed over the … more
The Deichtorhallen near the harbour and the main station, great halls each of 5,000 square metres, were built between 1911 and 1914 on the Deichtorplatz as a central market. One can admire the characteristic steel and brick construction used at the … more
The Body and Soul is a Nightclub direct in the boat. The Boat lies at the Kanalstrasse. The Nightclub is well visite and very nice and comfortable. On the upper side is the seaside restaurant placed. more
The Edelfettwerk is an old factory in Hamburg, in which fats were made till the 30's. The production was shut down and thus there were the possibility of creating a special event location.
Old factories have been uninstalled and replaced by an … more
The former womens' hospital in Finkenau now harbours the Hamburg Media School, but, for the time being, still offers locations for film productions as an old lecture theatre and a bunker that feature partly original equipment and furniture of the … more
The concert hall Elbphilharmonie Hamburg had it's grand opening in January 2017. Due to its size and exciting architecture it is supposed to become a new landmark for Hamburg and the district HafenCity. more
The Englandfährterminal building takes in the pier for former ferries from and to England as well as offices in the east part of the building that have become very popular locations with their huge windowpanes and great views over the harbour. The … more
On Oct.5th 2006 the Europa Passage did open their doors. It is located between Mönckebergstraße and Ballindamm. Hadi Teherani, an architect from Hamburg, created the passage. Therefore, some historical buildings have been cut down under protest to … more
The Alsterdorfer Foundation comprises a variety of interesting film locations including red-brick buildings from the boom period at the end of the 19th century as well as mansion blocks built in the 1870s, a chapel, a canteen, a half-timbered house, … more
The Deutsche Bundespost television tower at the corner of Rentzel and Lagerstrasse, built by Fritz Trautwein and Fritz Leonhardt between 1965 and 1968, is 204 metres high (271.5 metres, including the antenna). It is dedicated to the Hamburg-born … more
The Fischauktionshalle, an architectural jewel, reminiscent of a basilica, was built in 1896 and used for fish auctions. An iron structure with a cupola, it was also called the "Cathedral of Fish". Two galleries run along the inside and … more
The blue tent of the Fliegende Bauten ("Flying Buildings") ensemble, held up by four masts, moved now to a nother Place, called Große Wallanlagen, Glacischaussee 4, near Planten un Plomen Park.Amazing and fantastic cabaret and circus … more
The yachting club is located in the „Flensburger Förde“, a few kilometres behind Gluecksburg at a stony, partly naturally, unguarded beach.
The view in northern direction is heading to the Danish coast. The club is actually lying on the water, … more
This extravagant glass conservatory sits on top of a futuristic office building. The stairs, glass and metal bridges and platforms create an unusual atmosphere with a fantastic view onto the Inner Alster. more
The Goßlerhaus is located in a park in Blankenese. It is used for guests and conferences. Therefore, the seminar room is good outfitted and has an extra covered balcony with a nice view over the park. The upper floor has six small seminar rooms, a … more
The publisher, Gruner + Jahr moved into these extraordinary offices in 1990. The building, designed by architects Otto Steidler and Uwe Kiessler, is built like a ship with porthole-shaped windows. Most of the offices face the harbour and the … more
In Altona between Max-Brauer-Allee and Museumstraße the Platz der Republik is situated. The park forms an axis between the Altona townhall in the south and the train station in the north, whilst the high-rise building of the Deutsche Bank in the … more
Hamburg airport was built for Zeppelins in 1911 and extended between 1926 and 1928.
With a further enlargement and the opening of two new Terminals in 2005, Hamburg received a modern airport. The terminals, 39 metres in height and designed like the … more
The Hamburger Dungeon stands for interactive shows with professional actors, live entertainment, over 600 years of the history of Hamburg and horrible fun. The rooms in the catacombs are offered as a setting for individual shootings. Special effects … more
The Hamburg Messe (fair grounds of Hamburg) is a full-service-provider around the organisation and the execution of national and international fairs and congresses.
The fair grounds are based in the city centre, next to the television tower, … more
The Hamburg museum was founded as a museum of history of Hamburg in 1908. It presents a variation of the developing Hamburg history from the begging in 800 up to nowadays and is one of the biggest urban historically museums in Europe. 1914-22 has … more
Three times a year, the traditional Hamburg funfair, the "Dom", takes place on the “Heiligengeistfeld”, a 29-hectare open space. The fair was named after the medieval Christmas market held at the St. Marien Dom, the St. Marien … more
The original brick building of the “Kunsthalle” was built in 1869, a new annex between 1914 and 1921. The “Kunsthalle” of Hamburg is one of the great picture galleries, with important European paintings from the Middle Ages to the present … more
Once a year, between the end of June and the beginning of July, the Derby week takes place for six entire days at the race track in Hamburg´s Horn district with the traditional "German Derby" as a highlight. It is the only race meeting in … more
Two wings link the late classical Hamburg Stock Exchange, built in 1841, to the back of the town hall. Five arches with pillars and broad steps form the entrance of this frequently refurbished building. New annexes have been added up to the present … more
Modern insurance company offices with a large atrium and a glass roof, an addition to the historical "Haus Wedelz" including a Grand Salon from the turn of the 20th century with stucco and ornamental decor. more
The variety of shopping malls is part of the city centre´s character. The Hanseviertel is the largest and most characteristic mall of the 1980s. The 200 metre-long promenade with red clinker floors and a glass barrel roof, accommodates 65 shops and … more
The vast, English- style Hirschpark in the suburbs by the Elbe was named after an enclosure for deer which was set up in the park in the late 19th century. Here one can also find a classic, cubic country house which is framed by low wings and … more
The hotel is located at the high banks of the Elbe River in Lauenburg. It high period was in the 60s and 70s because of the transit line between Hamburg and Berlin. The Hotel with its restaurant is a beloved destination today. There are several … more
The large hotel offers a variety of function rooms on the top floors with a panoramic view over the harbour. It also has a roof garden and the famous "Tower Bar". Apart from catering, the hotel offers technical facilities for events. more
MADISON is a special and privately leaded Hotel between the center of Hamburg and the haven. With its 166 apartments and lofts, the Marley’s restaurant, the bar as well as 5 conference rooms does the MADISON not only offer nice views but also … more
The Steigenberger Hotel is located on the Fleetinsel (a passage between two urban waterways) in Hamburg's city centre. It offers 214 rooms, 12 suites and 10 conference rooms (up to 265 sqm). In front of the hotel there is a private jetty, and the … more
Perfectly situated in the city centre of Hamburg is the first class Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten. The year 2010 marked the completion of the largest renovation project in the 113-year history of the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten. After three years of … more
The hotel has 30 rooms, conference and function rooms for 40 people, ballroom with stage for events for up to 150 people. Restaurant: syrian food (mazza), close to the Sternschanze district, the exhibition halls, the university and the centre. 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
Maritime pictures, models, flags, decorations, cards, uniforms and even a projection on a wall of ice makes the Maritime Museum in Hamburg so unique.
On its 11 floors the largest private maritime collection by Peter Tamm, is presenting its beauty
The Jenisch house, built between the years 1831 and 1834, is a typical representative of late classicist architecture. Due to its almost square floor plan and its only graphically differentiated walls, the building appears sublimely plain. On the … more
The former factory for cranes used in the harbour, built in the style of the early warehouses, is located near the Osterbekkanal. The six huge assembly halls were preserved as a monument of industrial architecture and became one of Hamburg´s most … more
The Karolinenviertel, an old working class district with cheap housing, lies in the vicinity of the television tower between the exhibition halls and the abattoir. Many foreigners, in particular from Turkey, have settled here as well as young people … more
The Karostar Musikhaus is located not far away from the city centre in the district St. Pauli. It is a court, built by former slaughterhouses, with a wooden floor and wooden terrace steps, which invite locals to rest. This court with its 1.200 … more
With numerous lounge and meeting rooms, a chapel and a Hotel operated by the Basler Hof, the Catholic Academy opened in 1973 in Hamburg a wide range of spatial options. The building consists of five graded bodies, resulting in the center of a … more
The old town hall of Kiel was built between 1907 and 1911 and is since then home of the urban administration. The art nouveau main front and the high, quadratic tower are forming the town’s landmark. Every hour a glockenspiel is playing in the 106 … more
From the traditional granary, built in 1925, a lot of crown glasses are looking directly down to the port of Kiel. You get outside to the waterside through the big, former gate. The listed building is just 10 meters away from the water. Rooms can be … more
The Olympia-Centre Schilksee is since the Olympic Games in 1972 the heart piece and location of countless top-sport events like the “Kieler Woche”. It is all about sailing and other water sports events. more
The opera house was built between 1905 and 1909. After the destruction in 1944 it was rebuilt in a reduced form. In 1970/71 the north western cube formed Wing with black mirror glass was added on. more
The Schreven lake gives the park its name. In former times it was bigger and the lake used for the water supply of the historic center. Moreover it is the oldest park in Kiel. The huge playground, a wading pool, a boul square and the lake next to … more
The cinema Metropolis was built in 1952. The entrance and the walls of the courtyard were spray-painted in 1986 by the artists, D. Fedderke and A. Jankowsky. Geldmacher designed the light sculpture in the entrance. more
It is a 125 years old railway station close to the city of Neumuenster. The railway line Neumuenster – Segeberg – Bad Oldesloe doesn’t stop here, but the building is still existing and still looks like a railway station. more
The "Kramer Amtsstuben" are located directly across from the Michel, the main church of Hamburg. Historical rooms with many details and restorations make you feel like a visitor of Hamburg 350 years ago.
The narrow street leading from the … more
One of Hamburg´s most prominent concert hall lies on Johannes Brahms square. The neo-baroque building, finished in 1908, has a red brick facade and long windows, in front of which run small balconies with iron railings. The slate roof rests on … more
The Levantehaus on Mönckebergstraße 7 was built in 1911 as the office and trade building "Hubertushof" by the architect Franz Bach. From 1995 to 1997 the building was completely cored and developed into a beautiful shopping centre with … more
The Literaturhaus was built in 1868 by Jean David Jollasse. As was the fashion in those days, the facade combines late classic elements with romantic and gothic details. There are 3 beautiful salons and a bar on the first floor. The staircase with … more
The canteen has a wonderful view over the Lübecker oldtown and is on the top of the Lübecker Courtbuilding. The rooms are shaped in a u-form and the walls are out of glas, so that it looks very bright. more
The media center of the Media Docks is a meeting point and medium at the same time. The function rooms for workshops and presentations are available for interested companies, just as the audio-, video- and multimedia studios. Production, training, … more
The Music and congress hall of Lübeck was created by the international architect Meinhard von Gerkan and unites the congress center, concert hall as well as the city and exhibition hall. Each year are there over 300 events where lovers of art, … more
In 1913/14 Markthalle Hamburg was built in a typical hanseatic style by Fritz Schumacher. It first served as a market hall for vegetable and later for flowers. After World War 2 it was a storage for the post for a few years. After this periode the … more
More than 120,000 working hours went into the construction of landscape and detailed gadgetry of this miniature world. Computers control the facility with its 500 trains, 50,000 lights and cars that run as if by magic. 60,000 figures on an area of … more
This huge green space which is called “Moorweide” is surrounded by trees and lies near university of Hamburg. On the opposite there is the Dammtor train station. It is often used as a football field. On the Moorweide is a sculpture of a … more
The „Museum der Arbeit“ – which could be translated as “museum of labour" - is located on the former site of the New-York Hamburger Gummi Compagnie in Hamburg-Barmbek. The company was built in 1871 and constantly extended. It is now one … more
The MKG’s collections have been gathered over generations. Today it is a universal museum, presenting over 500 000 works showcasing human creativity and inventiveness at their best. The high calibre collection spans over 4000 years of human … more
The ethnological museum, built between 1907 and 1911 and extended in 1929, has an asymmetrical layout. It consists of grand halls with pillars and reinforced concrete ceilings and has excellent bright spaces like those of a shipping company´s … more
The Oberhafen district is located in the eastern part of the Hafencity. In contrast to the other part of the hafencity is the Oberhafen district used to stay in the hands of the Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg and give creativity and culture a new … more
The storage depot, Palmspeicher, has a restaurant, hall and terrace and can host events for up to 1000 people. The size of the room is adjustable, from 400 to 1,000 square metres. Rooms are 6 metres high, there is daylight, a 17-metre long bar, a … more
The former water tower in Hamburg´ s city park, the Stadtpark, built between 1913 and 1915, has been used as an observatory since 1930. The cylindrical, 60-metres high red brick building was designed by the Hamburg architect Fritz Schuhmacher. … more
The zoo and cemeteries between Jungiusstraße and Verbindugsbahn were redesigned between 1934 and 1935 to become a public park, bordering on the botanical garden within the city wall. An example for local garden design was to be established. The … more
The former district of artisans and servants which borders on the Outer Alster is now part of the refined district of Harvestehude. The famous Milchstraße is surrounded by exquisite shops and noble villas. Quiet cobble-stoned streets with classic … more
Hamburg"s most notorious area, the Reeperbahn, a street of cabarets, peep-shows and bars is part of the redlight district in St. Pauli by the harbour. Best seen by night for its neon facades, the Reeperbahn is a line of casinos, clubs, … more
The SS Rickmer Richmers was built in Bremerhaven Shipyards in 1896 as a full rig steel ship with a span of 3,500 square metres. It was confiscated by the Portuguese during the First World War and used as a cargo ship by the English. After the Second … more
The archive of the region Schleswig-Holstein was built around 1700. It is a three-winged, baroque manor house with a neo classical façade. Today the building is also called the “Prinzenpalais” (prince palais). The archive offers a science … more
On a small island in the western part of the Schlei a castle of former dukes of Schleswig
Holstein-Gottorf is nowadays home of the Schleswig-Holstein state museums.
Architectural the four-winged building offers different styles: The western wing … more