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Weihnachtsmarkt Rathausmarkt Hamburg
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Weihnachtsmarkt Rathausmarkt Hamburg
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Historic Christmas market on Rathausmarkt

Traditional Christmas village against the backdrop of the Hamburg City Hall

Visitors of the Historic Christmas Market in front of the town hall in Hamburg can smell roasted almonds and fresh mulled wine from far away. The lovingly decorated Christmas village delights young and old alike.

The popular and well-known Christmas market in front of the Hamburg Town Hall attracts millions of visitors year after year. Numerous traders, showmen, craftsmen and market merchants from near and far present their goods.

Culinary Highlights

At every corner you can enjoy roasted almonds, gingerbread and nuts and the popular town hall market mulled wine. The Historic Christmas Market has a lot to offer in terms of culinary delights. Delicious delicacies are waiting to be eaten at every corner. The hearty and sweet delicacies shorten the waiting time for Christmas. A special highlight of the Historic Christmas Market is the Spezialitätengasse (street of food).

Christmas paradise for young and old

Children's eyes light up in the Spielzeuggase (toy street) at the latest. Because here a large model railway travels across the stalls. 

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The Advent season in Hamburg wouldn’t be the same without the city’s charming Christmas markets. While they have been redesigned for this year’s season, the magic will still be there.

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CITY AREA PORTRAIT Alt- & Neustadt

The historic core of the Altstadt (German for Old Town) district is shaped by traditional buildings such as the Hamburg city hall and the chamber of commerce, the alleyways and bridges which stretch out all the way to the HafenCity district. In the Neustadt district district between Laeiszhalle and Jungfernstieg with elegant promenades, fashion stores and gallery owners – overlooking the Alster.

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