Hamburger Sternwarte
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Hamburg Observatory

The perfect place to throw a glance at the cosmos

Hamburg Observatory, in Bergedorf, built around 1900, is an ensemble of listed buildings of international standing and a collection of prized telescopes of cultural and historical importance.

120 years from Bergedorf directly into space

In 2022, the Hamburg Observatory celebrates its 120th anniversary and looks back on a significant history in astronomy and astrophysics.

This awaits you in the monument

Hamburg's only and at the same time Germany's largest observatory is located in Bergedorf on the Gojenberg. With a colourful, constantly changing programme of events, guided tours through the history of the observatory's origins as well as various special events, there is something for young and old, young and old. Book lovers can browse at will in the observatory's own library, which contains around 70,000 books on astronomy and astrophysics. The Café Raum & Zeit also offers the opportunity to relax with coffee and cake in an idyllic atmosphere.

UNESCO World Heritage Nomination: the Hamburg Observatory.

By the way, in October 2021, the new application document of the Hamburg Observatory in Bergedorf for the update of the German registration list (Tentative List) for the nomination of cultural heritage properties for the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List was finalized by the City of Hamburg.

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