Mohlenhof

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Within one year, the Mohlenhof was built according to the plans of Rudolf Klophaus, August Schoch and Erich Putlitz.

This construction primarily shows the transition from expressionist architecture to the New Objectivity. The concrete skeleton construction has a smooth brick façade with simply cut windows. In front of the main entrance on Burchardplatz, there is a larger-than-life sculpture by Richard Kuöhl. It represents Mercury, who carries a cog on his shoulder and holds a Hammonia in the form of a female figure in his hands, which personifies Hamburg. She is flanked on both sides by 5 reliefs that symbolise the five continents.

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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.

Alt- & Neustadt

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The main church at Klosterstern. St. Nikolai

St. Nikolai - the name represents an extremely changeful church history. The principal church of St. Nikolai was built during the time of the settlement of the new city in the 12th century, and by 1353 had been extended to become a triple naved basilica in the Gothic style - it was then completely destroyed in the Great Fire of Hamburg in 1842.

St. Nikolai
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German Customs Museum

Located in the historic Speicherstadt warehouse district, the German Customs Museum invites its guests a vivid and lively insight into the world of those who have been collecting and the German Customs Museum invites visitors to learn about the world of those who collect customs duties from ancient times to the present day and those who prefer to smuggle.

German Customs Museum
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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.

Landungsbrücken

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