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The Elbe River, lakes and canals, the historic Town Hall, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus, the nightlife on the famous Reeperbahn and the traditional Hamburg fish market shape the image of Hamburg, Germany’s green city on the waterfront. The HafenCity offers modern architecture and the new landmark, the concert hall Elphilharmonie. In Hamburg — Germany's second biggest city — prestige, elegance and creativity are combined to create an edgy, modern vibe.

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Hamburg’s Sightseeing Tours

Explore the very best of Hamburg with the day ticket of the Red Double Decker buses on Line A. At one of the 29 stops Hop on and hop off wherever you want in order to have a closer look at the magnificent sights of this amazing maritime metropolis. Extra tours like the twilight tour or the elbe riverside tour are possible as well and show even the locals new aspects of Hamburg!

Hagenbeck — the wild side of Hamburg
Lokstedter Grenzstraße 2, Hamburg

Discover Hamburg's zoo Hagenbeck. In a park of 19 hectares you can find more than 1850 animals from all over the world including Germany’s only walrus family. Guests experience is an expedition around the equator at the Tropical World Adventure Aquarium, where you can find more than 14,300 animals of 300 species.

Hard Rock Cafe Hamburg
St. Pauli Landungsbrücken, 5

In a city that has hosted the early gigs of Liverpool’s original “Fab Four,” Hamburg once again claims rock residency with Hard Rock Cafe Hamburg. Located near the banks of the Elbe River in one of the city’s most historic buildings, the Landungsbrücken, nestled in the port near local landmarks, including Old Elbe Tunnel, the Old Warehouse District and the Harbor City, Hard Rock Cafe Hamburg is a must-see destination for visitors and locals alike.

Restaurant Haerlin
Neuer Jungfernstieg 9 - 14, 20354 Hamburg

You can find a few restaurants in Hamburg with one Michelin star. Christoph Rüffer easily stands out with a second star. The chef and his team present modern and creative menus based on classic French gourmet cuisine in the prestigious Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten. With seasonal ingredients fresh from the market, an emphasis is placed on the highest quality of food.The ambience is elegantly reserved and the service is impressive with its balance of subtlety and attentiveness.

Mellin Passage
Neuer Wall 13, Hamburg

In the old Mellin arcade — Hamburg's oldest shopping arcade today — you can admire the ceiling paintings and stained glass from the turn of the last century. Here, you’ll find antiques, art and rare literature at Felix Jud, exclusive porcelain vases and dishware at the Königliche Porzellan Manufaktur, and countless tea varieties at the Arka-Teepavillon. The Mellin Passage connects the Alsterarkaden with the luxury shopping street Neuer Wall. With the picturesque ceiling paintings the shopping mall is a real find for tourists alongside their shopping spree.

Marktstraße, Hamburg

Colourful, alternative, creative and enticing: The market street in the Karolinen district in Hamburg shows that it can also hold its own with the big shopping streets and centres in the Hanseatic city, but it is always different despite that! The exceptional position of the Karolinen district has retained its vibrant, village character: in the middle of Hamburg, the small quarter is bordered by Messe, Schlachthof and Heiligengeistfeld.

Hamburg Airport (HAM)
Flughafenstraße 1, Hamburg

The ultra-modern Hamburg Airport close to the city centre offers quick arrival options and easy access to all national and international destinations. You can get to and from the airport via a suburban train (S1 line), one of the five bus lines (including a night bus and an express bus), by taxi or your own car. You will find an overview of the most important connections to public transport with the latest schedule on the official website of Hamburg Airport.

Lübeck Airport (LBC)

Lübeck Airport is a smaller airport located 8 km (5.0 mi) south of Lübeck and 54 km (34 mi) northeast of Hamburg. It is the secondary airport for the Hamburg Metropolitan Region, after the much bigger Hamburg Airport (HAM). Sometimes you will even see the airport called 'Hamburg Lübeck' for marketing purposes. You can get from Lübeck Airport to Hamburg by train (via Lübeck Hbf). This trip should take you about 1.5 hours. You can make the same trip by bus, but it will take you a while longer — about 2.5 hours.

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