It was not until 1937 that the district of Altona was affiliated to the Hanseatic city of Haburg and, shortly after this, ceased to be an autonomous town.
Today's face of Altona is very versatile and has both beautiful and less representative … more
The district of Bahrenfeld offers a lot of industrial real estate and traffic zones but it is at the same time with about 40% green area the greenest quarter of Hamburg with lots of parks and cemeteries.
More over, Bahrenfeld offers a multiplicity … more
The concept for this office city was developed at the end of the 1950s and was, at that time, one of the largest and most ambitious projects in European civil engineering. With its office solitaires and generous spaces, City Nord has become a … more
Urban and maritime ambiance between amusement centre and harbour: On the ancient area of the Bavaria-Brewery (ASTRA), at the top of the Landungsbrücken, between Davidstraße (David Street), Hopfenstraße (Hopfen Street), Zirkusweg (Zirkus Alley) … more
Behind the lock, a canal of the same name opens up a romantic environment unbeknown to most Hamburg citizens. It was constructed in 1852 to drain the marshland and for use by the industry. Today it is used exclusively for boating sports. The canal … more
The fisherman-colony Holm in Schleswig is an old, traditional district of the city of Schleswig, directly at the river Schlei. It was built around the 11th century, when the colony was built on an island in the Schlei. more
Since 1911 the family Föh cures fish in their fish smokehouse. Every kind of fish gets processed here. The five old and black ovens are heating with Wood and after the smoking process customers have the possibility to buy the delicacies directly in … more
The cellar is underneath the kitchenstore Miele Schubert. It is used as storingroom for the kitchenparts. But most time it is empty. The cellar is kept like it was build hundred of years ago. it is a wonderful location cause of its naturality. more
The yachting harbour of Laboe has a special attractiveness, because he has the charm of an old, pictorially harbour in southern Europe. In the morning time a lot of fishing boats moving out, and after their return they sell their catch directly from … more
The Marina Sonwik in Fleshburg is a unique project in Germany: Tradition gets connected with innovation, the daily grind mixes with passion. In immediate closeness to the inner city of Flensburg a harbour colony rises in the fjord of Flensburg. 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 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
These days the inland port in the centre of the town is merely used by sports boats and private ferries. The town hall is situated where once the shipyard was . The spacious forecourt with its numerous cafés and historic buildings attracts many … more
In 2001 this significant end point of the Kiel fjord was built at the so called “Kieler Hoern”. In the shape of a curved barette this modern building offers office accommodation in exposed position for firms of every kind.
A restaurant with 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
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
Kiel central station is the second largest station in Schleswig-Holstein and starting point for trips to Hamburg, Lübeck, Flensburg and Husum. It is located directly at Kieler Förde and a few meters away from the ferry pier to Göteborg and Oslo. … more
A small park in the heart of the center close to Kleiner Kiel and opera house. View-taking is the monument of Bismarck by Harro Magnussen, Hamburg (1897). A memorialo service in memory of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima is held every year on 6th … more
The „Hörnbrücke” (Hoern Bridge) is a three-membered bridge for pedestrians and bicycles in Kiel. Since 1998 it connects the western waterside of the Hoern with the “germania harbour” in the district Gaarden at the eastern waterside. It is … more
Since 1950 has the state parliament its location in the country house in Kiel that is widely visible from the Kieler fjord. The housing is under monumental protection and was originally created for the navy academy of the emperor. The plenary in the … 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 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 municipal hospital of Kiel is nowadays an emergency hospital and offers more than 640 beds. It was built in 1864 as an urban institution for poor citizens and as a hospital. With an expansion of the surgical clinic and gynaecology the hospital … more
“Auf der Freiheit” is a large conversion area next to the Schlei. Some of the old casern buildings are still standing. Also the high modern Danish School, dedicated in 2008 by the Danish queen, is located here. more
The Aegidienstreet is a more typical Lübecker Oldtownstreet. It represents the townpicture. The upper part of the street is more modern and is in use as a shoppingstreet. the more beautiful and quiet part is arround the Aegedienchurch. more
A very bright and friendly walkthrough which ends in a small patios. The buildings must have been renovated after 1950. The originals have been builded during the baroque time, maybe earlier. It is a very quiet Old Town patios and a wonderful … more
The Danats Gang belongs to a few connected walkways behind the An der Obertrave and the Hartengrube. The houses of the Donats Gang are from the renaissance and the baroque. The patios is comfortable and well kept. more
Underneath the building is an old cellar. It is one of the few cellars of the Lübecker Oldtown. It is stuffed with clothes and beds. but this can be put out during the shootingtime. The cellar seems mysterious and old. more
The Kolk runs from the Holstenstrasse towards the Große Petersgrube. In this small walkway lies the puppetmuseum and the puppettheatre. In the street are a lot old historical town houses. The Kolk lies underneath the St.-Petri-Church. 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 Medings Gang lies in the Große Gröpelgrube and is a small old town walkway. The walkway habitats the typical Lübecker workers livingstyle of the hanseatic time. The houses were founded during the renaissance and the baroque. The walkway is … more
The Rosenhof is a well kept Walkway, which belongs to a bunch of walkways that are connected with each other. The walkway is behind the An der Obertrave. The houses still exist from the renaissance and the baroque and have been restored after 1950. more
In the year 1334 the St. Jacobi Church was finished. The Jacobichurch was the only church, that not has been hit by a bomb during WW II. The church is famous for her pipe organ from the 15th century. 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
The castle of Ploen is the only well preserved castle in Schleswig-Holstein, which was built in attitude.
The first duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Ploen, Joachim Ernst, built it in between 1633 and 1636. The ducal residence castle is deemed … more
With 62 kilometers longitude the Schwentine is one of the longest rivers in Schleswig-Holstein. It has its source at the Bungsberg, district Ostholstein, and flows through the so called "Holsteinische Schweiz" with a lot of lakes until it … more
The escape tunnel under the Wallringtunnel extends from the main railway station to the height of the Kunsthalle to the Deichtorplatz between the lanes of the Wallringtunnel. Entrances are at the main railway station and the pedestrian tunnel in … more