Elbphiharmonie Plaza
© Lukas Kapfer

Sightseeing without limits

Accessible sightseeing in Hamburg

The sights and attractions in Hamburg are many and varied… with the imposing Speicherstadt, the main churches, the Elbe and Alster rivers, the Elbphilharmonie concert hall and numerous other museums and theatres, there’s something for everyone here! We’ve compiled a list of the top sights for you, all of which are both fully accessible respectively low-barrier and a must-see during your time in Hamburg!

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The best view of the Hamburg panorama Barrier-free viewpoints in Hamburg

Experience Hamburg from a bird's-eye view and enjoy breathtaking views. The following observation platforms are accessible and provide fantastic views of the Elbe and Alster rivers, the harbor, and plenty of greenery.

Café Vju

© IBA Hamburg GmbH / Bernadette Grimmenstein
Café Vju

Note to accessibility: All of the listed sights provide detailed information about their accessibility which you can find in the right column of each sight's detail page.

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Culture without limits Accessible museums and exhibitions in Hamburg

Many of Hamburg’s museums are accessible and the majority of them have taken measures to ensure that visits are smooth and hassle-free for all.

Accessible museums and exhibitions in Hamburg
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© Mediaserver Hamburg / Christian Spahrbier

Culture without limits Accessible theatres and concert venues in Hamburg

The Hanseatic city of Hamburg is home to accessible and world-famous venues and traditional concert halls alike, as well as modern music temples, independent stages and private theatres.

Accessible theatres and concert venues in Hamburg
St. Michaelis Kirche innen
© Lukas Kapfer

Churches without limits Accessible churches in Hamburg

Sanctuaries of peace in the midst of a bustling city – dignified, sublime and with an aura of hundreds of years of eventful history. All of the main churches in Hamburg are accessible to visit and are much more than just places to sit and collect your thoughts.

Accessible churches in Hamburg

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