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Alternatives for a day in the rain

SPECIAL Hamburg is also the most beautiful city in the world when it rains!

The weather in Hamburg is much better than its reputation, but there are still enough rainy days. When you visit Hamburg the next time and rainclouds form in the skies, you can look forward to any number of exciting and relaxing activities that will really do you some good!

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SPECIAL Hamburg is also the most beautiful city in the world when it rains!

The weather in Hamburg is much better than its reputation, but there are still enough rainy days. When you visit Hamburg the next time and rainclouds form in the skies, you can look forward to any number of exciting and relaxing activities that will really do you some good!

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1.Dive dry into the tropical underwater world

Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck
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Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck
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Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck
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Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck
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Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck
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Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck
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This exciting tropical aquarium takes you on an 8,000 m² expedition along the equator. On this unique journey exploring all things exotic, you will dive into a breathtaking underwater world and experience over 14,300 remarkable animals that live on land, in the water and in caves.

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Hagenbeck Tropical Aquarium

Address

Lokstedter Grenzstraße 2
22527 Hamburg

Opening hours Open
  • Mon09:00 - 18:00
  • Tue09:00 - 18:00
  • Wed09:00 - 18:00
  • Thu09:00 - 18:00
  • Fri09:00 - 18:00
  • Sat09:00 - 18:00
  • Sun09:00 - 18:00

Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck

Lokstedter Grenzstraße 2
22527 Hamburg

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2.Seek refuge in works of art of all eras

Hamburger Kunsthalle
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Hamburger Kunsthalle
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Art is always a source of inspiration! Especially on rainy days, there's no reason to feel guilty about losing oneself in the works of artists for hours at a time. Hamburg's Kunsthalle is one of Germany's largest and most significant art museums. Its first-class collection takes you from the Medieval altars of Meister Bertram to the stars of contemporary art like Gerhard Richter or Neo Rauch.

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Hamburger Kunsthalle

Address

Glockengießerwall 5
20095 Hamburg

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A discount is available on presentation of a Hamburg CARD.

Opening hours Open
  • Tue10:00 - 18:00
  • Wed10:00 - 18:00
  • Thu10:00 - 21:00
  • Fri10:00 - 18:00
  • Sat10:00 - 18:00
  • Sun10:00 - 18:00

Hamburger Kunsthalle

Glockengießerwall 5
20095 Hamburg

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3.Take a culinary tour

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The Rindermarkthalle St. Pauli offers a covered tour through culinary Hamburg. In the dry, visitors can stroll through the heart of the hall: the weekly market. On 4,000 square kilometres, 20 stands offer regional and international specialities. The weatherproof weekly market is the ideal place to smell, taste and discover. A must for hobby cooks and connoisseurs.

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Rindermarkthalle

Address

Neuer Kamp 31
20359 Hamburg

Opening hours Open
  • Mon08:00 - 21:00
  • Tue08:00 - 21:00
  • Wed08:00 - 21:00
  • Thu08:00 - 21:00
  • Fri08:00 - 21:00
  • Sat08:00 - 21:00

Rindermarkthalle

Neuer Kamp 31
20359 Hamburg

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4.Take a trip to the galaxy

Planetarium Hamburg
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Planetarium Hamburg
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Planetarium Hamburg
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Planetarium Hamburg
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Planetarium Hamburg
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Planetarium Hamburg
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Planetarium Hamburg
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So close to the stars! While raindrops pelt the cupola above, you have a wonderful view of the heavens in the planetarium, one of the most modern of its kind. Lean back and enjoy cosmic surround-scenarios that include film, sound and live performance.

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Planetarium

Address

Linnering 1
22299 Hamburg

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A discount is available on presentation of a Hamburg CARD.

Opening hours Open
  • Tue12:30 - 19:30
  • Wed10:00 - 19:30
  • Thu10:00 - 21:00
  • Fri10:00 - 22:00
  • Sat12:30 - 22:00
  • Sun10:00 - 19:30

Planetarium

Linnering 1
22299 Hamburg

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5.Relaxed breakfast

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Café May is a real classic among the cosy cafés in Hamburg. Make yourself comfortable in old armchairs and enjoy the best snacks or a hearty breakfast. By the way, Café May is also a tip for the late risers among you, as it offers extra relaxed breakfast times.

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Café May

Address

Hein-Hoyer-Straße 14
20359 Hamburg

Opening hours Open
  • Mon08:00 - 22:00
  • Tue08:00 - 22:00
  • Wed08:00 - 22:00
  • Thu08:00 - 22:00
  • Fri08:00 - 23:00
  • Sat09:00 - 23:00
  • Sun09:00 - 22:00

Café May

Hein-Hoyer-Straße 14
20359 Hamburg

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6.Explore the city dry with the double-decker bus

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Die Roten Doppeldecker
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Die Roten Doppeldecker
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Die Roten Doppeldecker
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City tour is always possible. Whether in the sun, rain, wind or snow. The modern double-decker buses are heated and the ideal refuge for a rainy day. You can explore Hamburg in a dry seat and get a lot of information about our beautiful Hanseatic city in a charming and funny way. The city tours of the Red Biplane start at the Landungsbrücken. With the Hop-on Hop-off Ticket you can also get on and off the train. If you like, you can simply take a harbour tour after a tour.

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The Red Double-Deckers

Address

Bei den St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken
20359 Hamburg

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A discount is available on presentation of a Hamburg CARD.

Opening hours Open
  • Mon09:30 - 18:30
  • Tue09:30 - 18:30
  • Wed09:30 - 18:30
  • Thu09:30 - 18:30
  • Fri09:30 - 18:30
  • Sat09:30 - 18:30
  • Sun09:30 - 18:30

Die roten Doppeldecker

Bei den St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken
20359 Hamburg

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7.Movement in the JUMP House

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Jumping, gymnastics, acrobatics, basketball, 3D dodgeball, and more fun and action than you can imagine - and all on huge, seamless trampoline surfaces that even include the walls. Germany's first JUMP House has offered this in Hamburg-Stellingen since December 2014.

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Jump House

Address

Kieler Straße 572
22525 Hamburg

Opening hours Open
  • Tue15:00 - 19:00
  • Wed15:00 - 19:00
  • Thu15:00 - 19:00
  • Fri15:00 - 19:00
  • Sat11:00 - 18:00
  • Sun11:00 - 18:00

Jump House Stellingen

Kieler Straße 572
22525 Hamburg

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8.Explore the whole world

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Exploring Hamburg in dry weather despite bad weather? In the Miniaturwunderland this is no problem. In small format you can admire the Hafen City and the Elbphilharmonie. The largest model railway in the world fascinates visitors of all ages. From Hamburg to Venice there is a lot to discover here. The detailed replicas impress in the middle of the historic Speicherstadt. Rainy weather in the miniature worlds? No way!

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Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg

Address

Kehrwieder 2 / Block D
20457 Hamburg

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A discount is available on presentation of a Hamburg CARD.

Opening hours Open
  • Mon09:30 - 18:00
  • Tue09:30 - 21:00
  • Wed09:30 - 18:00
  • Thu09:30 - 18:00
  • Fri09:30 - 19:00
  • Sat08:00 - 21:00
  • Sun08:30 - 20:00

Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg

Kehrwieder 2 / Block D
20457 Hamburg

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9.Enjoy coffee in the Speicherstadt

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The coffee roastery in the Speicherstadt offers a warm break from Hamburg's wetlands. The public coffee tastings provide insights into the tasting and evaluation of different types of coffee. Cultivation, harvesting and preparation methods are presented. Afterwards, visitors can enjoy a cup of coffee and sweet delicacies while observing the hustle and bustle of the coffee roastery. A dream for frahling lovers.

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Speicherstadt Kaffeerösterei Caféhaus

Address

Kehrwieder 5
20457 Hamburg

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A discount is available on presentation of a Hamburg CARD.

Opening hours Open
  • Mon10:00 - 18:00
  • Tue10:00 - 18:00
  • Wed10:00 - 18:00
  • Thu10:00 - 18:00
  • Fri10:00 - 18:00
  • Sat10:00 - 18:00
  • Sun10:00 - 18:00

Speicherstadt Kaffeerösterei

Kehrwieder 5
20457 Hamburg

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10.Search books for even more rainy days

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The book flea market at Hühnerposten invites you to browse through old book treasures. In the basement of the Central Library, books of all genres and subjects await their new owners. Each book costs one euro. The proceeds go to charitable projects. When reading your new favourite book, the wet weather is forgotten in an instant.

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Bücherflohmarkt

Address

Hühnerposten 1
20097 Hamburg

City area
St. Georg
Opening hours Open
  • Mon09:00 - 19:00
  • Tue09:00 - 19:00
  • Wed09:00 - 19:00
  • Thu09:00 - 19:00
  • Fri09:00 - 19:00
  • Sat10:00 - 19:00
  • Sun13:00 - 18:00

Bücherflohmarkt

Hühnerposten 1
20097 Hamburg

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