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Hamburg's East

CITY AREA PORTRAIT Welcome to the East of Hamburg!

Or more precisely in Bergedorf, Wandsbek, Hammerbrook and Rothenburgsort! Hardly any other area is as varied as Hamburg's East. Here harbour cranes and industrial culture meet nature reserves, meadows and forests.

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Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe

The foundation Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe in the Hamburg district of Veddel is an impressive industrial monument, a species-rich nature park and a water art museum.

Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe
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Bergedorf Castle

Bergdorf Castle, located in Billelauf, is Hamburg's only preserved castle. Nowadays, it houses a museum. In around 1220, Count Albrecht von Orlamünde created a moated castle in the dammed Bille, which fell to the dukes of Saxe-Lauenburg in 1227.

Bergedorf Castle
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Harbour Round Trips Bergedorfer Schifffahrtslinie

The Bergedorfer shipping line offers its guests the opportunity to experience the finest sides of maritime Hamburg at close quarters! In addition to tours, mini-cruises and the hiring of ships are offered.

Bergedorfer Schifffahrtslinie
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Zollenspieker Fährhaus

The listed traditional Zollenspieker Fährhaus lies on the southeastern-most point of Hamburg.

Zollenspieker Fährhaus
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Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial is on the site of the largest former Nazi concentration camp in north-west Germany.

Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

SHOPPING, EATING, DRINKING Discover restaurants & shops

Hamburg's east is becoming more and more an insider tip in Hamburg. Here you can discover big city flair as well as country life and shop, eat and drink as well.

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100/200

  • Restaurant
  • Gourmet
  • €€€

In 100/200, everything revolves around the kitchen - literally speaking.

100/200

100/200

Brandshofer Deich 68
20539 Hamburg

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BarmbekBasch

Every first Sunday of the month, the Barmbek quarter organises a flea market.

BarmbekBasch

Barmbek°Basch

Wohldorfer Straße 30
22081 Hamburg

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Billstedt Center Hamburg

Shopping experience plus regular events and participation activities - including in bad weather

Billstedt Center Hamburg

Billstedt Center Hamburg

Möllner Landstraße 3
22111 Hamburg

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Bücherflohmarkt

Back to back they stand here & wait for a new homeweek after week: The books at the book flea market in the Hamburg central library.

Bücherflohmarkt

Bücherflohmarkt

Hühnerposten 1
20097 Hamburg

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Café La Petite Rue

  • Café/Bistro
  • €€

The small cosy café in Bergedorf serves a delicious breakfast and homemade cakes.

Café La Petite Rue

Café la Petite Rue

Sachsentor 29
21029 Bergedorf

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Corfu Grill

  • Restaurant
  • Greek
  • €€

The Corfu Grill offers large portions of traditional Greek dishes.

Corfu Grill

Corfu Grill

Schiffbeker Weg 66
22119 Hamburg

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CITY AREA PORTRAIT Neuwerk Island

With its 40 inhabitants, Neuwerk is Hamburg’s northernmost area. It is located in the Hamburg Wadden Sea at the mouth of the Elbe, about 100 kilometres from the Hamburg city hall. There is always a breeze blowing on Neuwerk and you can enjoy a wide view over the sea.

Neuwerk Island
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CITY AREA PORTRAIT Blankenese & Elbe outskirts

The former fishing and seamen's village of Blankenese is situated directly on the Elbe. It is the perfect starting point for hopping on a sailing boat or on the Elbe ferry, or for taking long walks along the shore. Another highlight is a visit to the Treppenviertel (German for staircase quartier) with a spectacular view of the lighthouse and the Falkenstein shore.

Blankenese & Elbe outskirts
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CITY AREA PORTRAIT Wilhelmsburg & Veddel

The Elbe Island of Wilhelmsburg is embedded between the southern and northern Elbe. It impresses visitors with a mixture of industrial charm and bustling life with multicultural flair. With its historic buildings, cafés and shops, the Wilhelmsburg Reiherstieg area is especially popular. It is even called "Little Berlin" due to its transformation in recent years. And then there is the neighbouring island of Veddel, which also has much to offer.

Wilhelmsburg & Veddel

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