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Lotsenschoner No. 5 ELBE

In 1883, the city of Hamburg had the pilot schooner No. 5 ELBE built at the Stülckenwerft for the transfer of pilots in the Elbe estuary and the German Bight.

The oldest ship of the Hamburg Maritim Foundation is also Hamburg's oldest seagoing ship, built entirely of wood and still sailing along the Elbe. The many original details such as bilge pumps and fittings, as well as the intact historical interior, are unique today. 

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CITY AREA PORTRAIT HafenCity & Speicherstadt

The world’s largest warehouse complex and UNSESCO World Heritage. On the other side, towards the banks of the Elbe, the modern, ever-growing architecture of the new harbour district HafenCity. Also, you can enjoy the view of the harbour from nearly everywhere.

HafenCity & Speicherstadt

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Hamburg's water station. Landungsbrücken

The floating dock - called the "Landungsbrücken" (landing stages) – is 700 metres long. Harbour tours and the HADAG steamers to Finkenwerder, Oevelgönne and Blankenese leave from this water "station". Impressive luxury cruisers also dock here from time to time.

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German Customs Museum

The old customs office of Kornhausbrücke houses the history of customs from ancient times to the present day: Come and marvel at the smugglers' hide-outs, uniforms and even a disused customs cruiser and much more...

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