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Hamburg City Trip

Offers & Tips for your trip to Hamburg!

No matter whether you have been to Hamburg many times - or never at all - a trip to the Hanseatic City on the Elbe is always worth it! Get to know or refamiliarise yourself with the city and its sights during a round-trip tour, window shop through the stores, relax with friends and relatives over coffee or visit one of the fantastic musicals that Hamburg has to offer you! We show you everything you can experience on your trip to Hamburg.

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World renowned concert hall and city emblem Elbphilharmonie

Since the opening on 11.01.2017, the Elbphilharmonie has undoubtedly become Hamburg's landmark: More than 2 million guests attended over 1,000 concerts. Well over 11 million enjoyed the panoramic view from the publicly accessible Plaza.

Elbphilharmonie
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Breathtaking. Thrilling. Unforgettable. Musicals & Shows

Experience Hamburg as a musical capital! One of the best and most successful musicals of all times in Hamburg is Disney's THE LION KING, which has now taken small and large to the fascinating world of Africa for over 15 years!

Musicals & Shows
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Shopping from A to Z

Whether you're a bargain hunter, lover of fine fashion or fashion victim looking for the latest fad: Hamburg is a Mecca for shoppers.

Shopping from A to Z
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Tips for your first visit to Hamburg

If you've never been to Hamburg, you'll definitely want to see the touristic attractions. But Hamburg is more than its harbour and the Elbphilharmonie. This ultimate Hamburg Starter Kit tells you where to find the nicest souvenirs and enjoy the best…

Tips for your first visit to Hamburg
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Cafés & Bistros from A to Z

Enjoy a hot cup of coffee, a sweet 'Franzbrötchen' or a hearty snack. Take a break in one of Hamburg's numerous cafés and bistros.

Cafés & Bistros from A to Z
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Explore Hamburg with the bus, train and harbour ferries (HVV) and save on over 150 offers. Starting from €10.50.

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Bahnhit
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Train special Our Bestseller

  • overnight stay in hotel, with breakfast
  • Return journey by ICE (1st or 2nd class coaches, as booked)
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth € 26,50
Train special
To offer
From 215.00
Hamburg Reisen
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Just Discover Hamburg Hamburg Pur

  • overnight stay in a hotel
  • with breakfast
  • Hamburg CARD - ticket worth € 26,50
Just Discover Hamburg
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From 35.60
Hamburg Reisen 3 for 2
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Stay 3 nights - pay only 2 Special Price - 1 night for free

  • overnight stay in a hotel
  • with breakfast
  • Hamburg CARD - ticket worth € 26,50
Stay 3 nights - pay only 2
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From 90.00

Get to know Hamburg!

Hamburg is a vibrant metropolis on the water. Surrounded by green, there is something to discover throughout the year. Visit Hamburg and get to know it.

Central City Areas

Discover Hamburg's central city areas, including Neustadt, HafenCity, St. Pauli, Sternschanze, Eimsbüttel, Eppendorf, St. Georg, Altona and everything around the Alster.

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Surrounding Areas

Discover Hamburg's surrounding city areas with Blankenese & the Elbe outskirts, Wilhelmsburg, Veddel as well as Hamburg South, North and East!

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Maritime Hamburg

Desire for the water, harbour flair and large boats? Then you're in the right place so close to the Elbe. No matter whether you take off on your own or want to experience such highlights as the Harbour Birthday or Cruise Days, we tell you when and where you can enjoy Hamburg's maritime flair pure.

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Hamburger Hafen Sonnenaufgang
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Green Hamburg

Far away from the Elbe and Alster, Hamburg also offers many other places for relaxation, play and sports in large, modern but also historic areas.

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Historical Hamburg

Hamburg is marked by its historical heritage: the most famous buildings are the Chilehaus and the Kontorhäuser on Burchardplatz, but the Sprinkenhof, Mohlenhof and Meßberghof are also popular tourist destinations. But the Old Elbe Tunnel remains undisputed. Discover historical Hamburg now!

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Urban.Shore.Hamburg

Life on the water makes Hamburg really special. Discover the city on the water and enjoy its maritime diversity.

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Hamburg ist die Stadt am Wasser
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Hamburg all year round

Between the Alster and Elbe, surrounded by green and in the middle of the vibrant city, you can experience much the whole year round. Discover our tips for the four best seasons that Hamburg has to offer.

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Experience sustainability

Hamburg is not only among the world's Top 10 greenest cities. Its residents are also tops in sustainable use and management of their city.

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Book your tickets now! Plan unforgettable experiences!

Family-Highlight

Miniatur Wunderland
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Entrance to the Miniatur Wunderland

  • Largest model railway exhibition
  • Insights in different regions on earth
Entrance to the Miniatur Wunderland
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From 15.00€*
Miniatur Wunderland
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Not only is Miniatur Wunderland the world's largest model railway exhibition, it also allows visitors to experience many days and nights in different regions of the earth. From shopping in Hamburg to gambling in Las Vegas and rowing through the Norwegian fjords – everything is possible at Miniatur Wunderland.

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Panik City
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Covering an area of about 700 m², the multi-media adventure world PANIK CITY - UDO LINDENBERG'S MULTIMEDIA EXPERIENCE on Hamburg's Reeperbahn in the clubhouse St. Pauli is home to the multi-award winning media façade. The innovative technology, art and culture project traces the musical, artistic and socio-political work of the exceptional artist Udo Lindenberg and makes it tangible through technical innovations. In groups of up to 20 people guide guides in a 90-minute tour through the various life stations of the panic rocker.

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Family-Highlight

Hagenbeck
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Admission to Hagenbeck's Zoo

  • Famous panoramas
  • Big outdoor enclosures
  • Over 1,860 animals
  • 8,000 m² polar landscape
Admission to Hagenbeck's Zoo
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From 20.00€*
Hagenbeck
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Hagenbeck Zoo offers an individual experience for everyone. It is particularly well known for its panoramas and outdoor enclosures. The zoo is home to over 1,860 animals including representatives from every continent. There are 210 species in total and the successful breeding program includes a number of endangered species. Hagenbeck is a safe haven for many animals, including orang-utans, North Chinese leopards and giant South American otters. One particular highlight is a large herd of Asian elephants. And now there is a brand new attraction: a 8,000 m² polar landscape where you can get unforgettably close to penguins, walruses and polar bears, even under water.

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Pure thrill

Hamburg Dungeon
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Admission to the Hamburg Dungeon

  • Time travel into Hamburg's dark past
  • With a professional actress
  • Two scary ride attractions
Admission to the Hamburg Dungeon
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From 20.50€*
Hamburg Dungeon
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A spine-chilling historical experience! On a 90-minute interactive tour professional actors take you on a fascinating journey into Hamburg's dark and insalubrious past, from the pirate Störtebeker and the great fire of 1842 to the Inquisition and the plague. With special effects and two exciting rides, this close-up encounter brings the more grisly parts of Hamburg's history to life.

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Family-Highlight

Ballinstadt
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Admission to the "BallinStadt" emigrant museum

  • Exciting im- & emigration history
  • 4 epochs interesting presented
  • Free Family Research Area
  • Interactive game »Simmigrant«

Admission to the "BallinStadt" emigrant museum
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From 13.00€*
Ballinstadt
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On an area of 2,500 square meters, experience the fascinating migration history of over four eras at the Emigration Museum BallinStadt Hamburg. Follow the footsteps of people striving to fulfill their hopes and dreams on their journey to a new homeland while visiting our exhibition. Learn more about Albert Ballin, the founder of the former emigrations halls in Hamburg. In our in-house research center with four computer terminals, you have access to the digitized version of the unique Hamburg passenger lists as well as to the world’s largest genealogical database. It includes further information, such as U.S. censuses and address books (in total 18 billion historical documents and images worldwide).

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Chocoversum
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Admission to the CHOCOVERSUM by Hachez

  • From cocoa tree to the chocolate bar
  • Creating your own chocolate bar
  • Tasting of every production step!
Admission to the CHOCOVERSUM by Hachez
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From 17.00€*
Chocoversum
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Chocoholics welcome! At CHOCOVERSUM you discover the secret of the world´s finest chocolates with all your senses. For 90-minutes we take you on a guided tour that leads from the cocoa tree to freshly wrapped chocolates. See historic machines live at work while having a taste at every produciotn step. Finally you even create your own bar of chocolate!

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Walking tour? Or round-trip ride?

City Tours

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Discover thrilling musicals!

Pretty Woman Hamburg Tickets

PRETTY WOMAN Musical Experience

  • Select desired date and save tickets
  • Select your desired seat with seating plan
PRETTY WOMAN
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From 49.21€*
König der Löwen Tickets

Disneys DER KÖNIG DER LÖWEN Successful Musical

  • Select desired date and save tickets
  • Select your desired seat with seating plan
  • Up to 15% discount for families
Disneys DER KÖNIG DER LÖWEN
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From 69.90€*
Cirque du Soleil Musical Tickets

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PARAMOUR Musical Experience

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  • Select your desired seat with seating plan
  • Up to 15% discount with the family special
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PARAMOUR
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From 45.61€*
TINA TURNER Musical in Hamburg

TINA – DAS TINA TURNER MUSICAL Musical Experience

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  • Select your desired seat with seating plan
TINA – DAS TINA TURNER MUSICAL
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From 54.61€*
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Heiße Ecke – Das St. Pauli Musical Kiez Musical

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Heiße Ecke – Das St. Pauli Musical
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From 23.80€*
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Schmidt Mitternachtsshow Kiez Show

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  • Select your desired seat with seating plan
Schmidt Mitternachtsshow
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From 16.10€*
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Die Königs vom Kiez

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  • Select your desired seat with seating plan
Die Königs vom Kiez
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From 30.30€*

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How much Hamburg fits in one, two or three days?

We asked Hamburg locals what they would recommend their friends and acquaintances to see on one-, two- or three-day visits to the city. Of course, we thought about everything: from breakfast to day trips in the greater metropolitan region, tips for rainy days all the way to insider tours through downtown. Here, you'll find everything you need for your Hamburg stay, no matter how much or how little time you have. Let yourself be inspired!

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Hamburg in 24 hours

Do you want to experience as much Hamburg as possible in 24 hours? We tell you what Hamburg locals recommend in such a case!

Hamburg in 24 hours
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Hamburg in 48 hours

How much Hamburg fits into two days? From shopping to city tours to day trips outside the city, 48 hours in Hamburg lets you see one or the other highlight as well as get to know some insider perspectives. We pass along tips from Hamburg locals.

Hamburg in 48 hours
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Hamburg in 72 hours

Do you have three days for Hamburg and are looking for must-sees? Our tips let you know what you have to do and what you should definitely plan more time for.

Hamburg in 72 hours

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At a glance! Top events in 2019

In addition to many musical highlights in Hamburg such as the Stadtpark Open Air, the International Music Festival or the MS Dockville, many events are standing in the wings this year - from art & literature to film & theatre!

Top events in 2019
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Culture, street festivals, music and much more Events tips

Whether it's art, music or theatre - experience the Hamburg you want to see. You'll find events with your favourite artist on the date you want! Experience the cultural diversity of Hamburg's cultural scene and the many events here and in the metropolitan region.

Events tips
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Weekend Tips

What's up on the weekend in Hamburg? We give you tips and the complete programme for the Hansa City and region.

Weekend Tips

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Service Tourist Information & Hotline

Hotels, event tickets, Hamburg CARDs, information & brochures, round trips, souvenirs

Tourist Information & Hotline
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Information & Service Arrival

There are many ways travel to Hamburg as comfortably as possible. Anything is possible: train, plane or with your own vehicle.

Arrival
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Information & Service Getting Around Hamburg

Hamburg offers many possibilities for getting from A to B. In addition buses, the underground and suburban trains, you can explore the city, for example, by bike or harbour ferry. Rental vehicles and car-sharing are also flexible solutions for getting around.

Getting Around Hamburg

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