Historical Locations

Hamburg
Schleswig-Holstein
Built between 1908 and 1911, the 50er Schuppen boast a triple-aisle wooden stand construction and are the last remaining quay warehouses from the time of the empire. The adjoining main buildings used to house functionaries and include various rooms … 
Details of 50er Schuppen - Australiastraße
20457 Hamburg
The children's hospital is an outstanding example of the architecture of Altona before the World War II. Plenty of details underline the bright character of the building, such as oriels, loggias, an archway, staircases, baroque towers and … 
Details of AKK Altonaer Kinderkrankenhaus
22763 Hamburg
The splendid arcades, built by Alexis de Chateauneuf in 1843, house elegant shops and gastronomy. 
Details of Alsterarkaden
20354 Hamburg
Near the quays where the ferries dock, the "Landungsbrücken", stands the building housing the entrance to the old tunnel which runs underneath the river Elbe. It was opened in 1911. The classicist style of the brown sandstone square … 
Details of Alter Elbtunnel
20359 Hamburg
The neo-renaissance town hall, built between 1896 and 1898 used to be part of the train station. The four wings of the building have triangular pediments. Above the main entrance in the north wing the pediment depicts an allegory of the city. The … 
Details of Altonaer Rathaus
22765 Hamburg
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 … 
Details of Amtsgericht Hamburg-Altona
22765 Hamburg
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 … 
Details of Bergedorfer Schloß
21029 Hamburg
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 … 
Details of Bibliothek Warburg-Haus
20249 Hamburg
Large office building opposite the Laeiszhalle (music hall), former police department. Especially worth mentioning are the magnificent staircase, the circumferential balkonies and the roof terrace of approx. 40sqm. Beside the offices and corridors, … 
Details of Brahms Kontor
20355 Hamburg
The Chilehaus, a masterpiece of expressionism is streamlined like a ship. The 10-storey building rises above the Kontorhausviertel, the traditional location of the shipping companies´ offices and has a footprint of 5,000 square metres. Made of … 
Details of Chilehaus
20095 Hamburg
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 … 
Details of Fischauktionshalle
22767 Hamburg
Gut Altenhof is manor house located in a 980 hectare area south east of the city Eckernförde. It was often rebuilt in the last centuries. The middle part of the house is open for the public. Since 1993 have been guides through the building, but … 
Details of Gut Altenhof
Gutsverwaltung Altenhof 24340 Altenhof
The Sievekingsplatz is dominated by the historic dome-shaped Hanseatic supreme court building dating from 1907 to 1912. It is flanked by the Civil Law Court, built of sandstone and yellow brick, and the red-brick Criminal Law Court. Representative … 
Details of Hanseatisches Oberlandesgericht
20355 Hamburg
The building of the "Patriotische Gesellschaft" (the Patriotic Society) designed by Theodor Blau, was built between 1845 and 1847 on the site of the old town hall. The brick building, in neo-gothic style, with sandstone window and door … 
Details of Haus der Patriotischen Gesellschaft
20457 Hamburg
The former power station was built from 1899 onwards in the industrial quarter Hammerbrook. It used to consist of administrative buildings, apartments, repair shops, a power house, an engine house and a coal stockyard. The current state is the … 
Details of Kraftwerk Bille
20537 Hamburg
The historic cargo ship BLEICHEN features furniture and mechanisms from the fifties and has two freight holds of 300m² each. The engine room, cargo booms and other facilities are operational and all of the ship is available for film shoots. 
Details of MS BLEICHEN
20457 Hamburg
The Oberhafenkantine was built in 1925 and closed in 1997. After a longer break it was reopened in 2006. The heritage building with his typical north german "Klinkerexpressionismus" is opened 7 days the week. The comfortable dinning room is for up … 
Details of Oberhafenkantine
20457 Hamburg
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. … 
Details of Planetarium Hamburg
22299 Hamburg
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 … 
Details of Rickmer Rickmers
20359 Hamburg
The moated castle was built between 1583 and 1587. The ducal property is a museum these days showing pieces of home décor dating back to the 18th and 19th century. 
Details of Schloß Glücksburg
24960 Glücksburg
The impressive warehouses area within the Free Port, Hamburg´ s famous “Speicherstadt”, was built at the end of the 19th century and is still being used as a depot for goods from around the globe. Coffee, tea, spices and rugs are … 
Details of Speicherstadt
20457 Hamburg
Due to the height and shape of its spire (132 metres) as well as its location, the St. Michaelis church is Hamburg"s most famous landmark. It was destroyed by lightning in 1750 and rebuilt on the same foundations between 1751 and 1762, adding … 
Details of St. Michaelis Kirche - Hamburger Michel
20459 Hamburg
The enourmous malthouse was built in 1910 on the site of a former brewery. Its red brick facade has wonderful moldings, arches and ornaments. During redevelopment, the inside of the building was entirely stripped. Old and new parts were integrated … 
Details of Stilwerk
22767 Hamburg
The Criminal Law Court, built of yellow brick and sandstone between 1879 and 1882, is a German Renaissance building. At the back of the building lies the prison. A new wing was added between 1927 and 1929 using red clinker to create a rather solemn … 
Details of Strafjustizgebäude
20355 Hamburg
The Stuhlmann well showed its water display first in 1900. Enormous centaurs who fight about a catch of fish are the core elements of this fountain, symbolising the competition between the fish-markets of Hamburg and Altona. Triton and Nixe frame … 
Details of Stuhlmannbrunnen
22765 Hamburg
This underground bunker was built in 1942 to offer shelter to 2702 people. Like other bunkers in Hamburg, it was renovated in the 1960s and fixed up as a civil-defence-room for the Cold War. It is divided into a northern and a southern wing. The … 
Details of Tiefbunker Steintorwall
am Ostausgang Hauptbahnhof 20095 Hamburg
Kaltehofe is an island in the Elbe River which was created artificially between 1875 and 1879 through straightening the bed of the North Elbe and the development of the Billwerder Bay by a cut through the Elbe River. It belongs to the district … 
Details of Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe
20539 Hamburg
The traditional upper- class restaurant was completely renovated in 1998.It is famous for excursions across the Elbe in “Vierlanden”.A beer garden for 350 persons, a restaurant, a conservatory, a club- room, a banquet hall and the … 
Details of Zollenspieker Fährhaus
21037 Hamburg