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
Hamburg is the city with the most bridges in Europe. Almost 2500 bridges and viaducts cross the Alster and the Elbe – five times as many as in Venice. Almost every fourth bridge is more than 100 years old. 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 Hamburg Elbbrücken, the bridges across the Elbe, are the last ones before the Elbe flows into the North Sea. Since 1872, iron railway bridges have replaced ferries crossing the Norderelbe, the northern part of the Elbe, and the … more
The Fehmarnsund bridge connects Schleswig-Holsteins mainland with Fehmarn, an island in the Baltic Sea.
The bridge is about one kilometre long and is beside the car traffic also a railroad bridge. Since 1999 the bridge is listed and counts as a … more
The Kattwyck bridge is the biggest bascule bridge in the world. It is 290m long and was built in 1973. The maximum height of stroke is 53m high.
A specialty about the bridge is, that it has train and car traffic.
A second bridge next to the Kattwyck … 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 1974, Germany´s highest bridge connects the Waltershof container terminal and the Free Port. The curved cable bridge, visible from far away has 88 steel cables and rests on 130m high columns. The bridge across the south side of the Elbe … more
Between the Zollkanal and Oberhafen has been a bridge to the old district Klosterhafen since Jan.1st.2008. Its historically precursor was built up between 1902 and 1904. Moreover, freight traffic was used to cross under the bridge in past, so it is … 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
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