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Maritime Hamburg

The whole world in a harbour

Do you fancy water, harbour flair and big boats? Then you are in the right place near the Elbe. No matter whether you want to go on your own - or want to experience the highlights of the harbour birthday or cruise days: We tell you when and where you can enjoy maritime flair in its purest form in Hamburg. Explore the harbour from the water, or by foot on a guided tour that shows you Hamburg's maritime highlights. Get a taste of cruise air and marvel at the large barges that enter the harbour every day.

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Port of Hamburg

About 8,000 ships from all over the world call at Europe's second largest port. From Hamburgs cruise ship terminal to the historic Speicherstadt and the jetties to the modern container port - it smells like freedom and distant countries here.

Port of Hamburg
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HafenCity

HafenCity combines tradition and modernity in a unique symbiosis. A true architectural and cultural delight! Attractions such as Miniatur Wunderland, the Elbphilharmonie and the Speicherstadt draw tourists in.

HafenCity
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The Elbe

You can experience the "big pots" - big ships - up close at numerous places along the Elbe. Apart from the Landungsbrücke and the fish market, there are numerous other spots where you can experience the maritime lifestyle.

The Elbe
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This is how cheap a harbour tour is Harbour ferries in Hamburg

With the HADAG harbour ferries, you can explore Hamburg wonderfully from the water.

Harbour ferries in Hamburg
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Dockland

A few years ago, a particularly prominent office building was built at the Fischereihafen with DOCKLAND.

Dockland
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Picturesque small harbour at the Elbe river Museum Harbour Oevelgönne

The museum harbour Oevelgönne is a wonderful destination for young and old on the Elbe beach. Around 20 classic ships are moored at the Neumühlen quay.

Museum Harbour Oevelgönne

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Hafenrundfahrten Hamburg Tickets
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Harbour tours Maritime Experiences

  • Port of Hamburg & Warehouse District
  • Different tours
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Harbour tours
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From 10.00€*
including UNESCO World Heritage Site
Maritime Cultural Heritage
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Maritime Cultural Heritage Enjoy culture carefree

  • overnight stay in a Hotel, with breakfast taking into account the hygiene regulations
  • Relaxed on foot: guided tour Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 27,50€
Maritime Cultural Heritage
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From 124.10
Carefree booking - free cancellation
Package: Buzzing City by the Water
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Buzzing City by the Water Carefree journey of discovery

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with a relaxed breakfast according to all hygiene regulations
  • Sightseeing tour on a red double-decker with all security measures
  • 1-hour harbour tour on the Elbe, individually at your choice at the regular driving times
Buzzing City by the Water
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From 118.10

DISCOVER NOW Maritime Highlights in Hamburg at a glance

Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte
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Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte

Why Hamburg is what it is. If you want to know how the mission fort Hammaburg became the proud Hanseatic city and the proverbial gateway to the world, then the Museum of Hamburg History is the right place for you.

Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte

Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte

Holstenwall 24
20355 Hamburg

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Museum Harbour Oevelgönne

The museum harbour Oevelgönne is a wonderful destination for young and old on the Elbe beach. Around 20 classic ships are moored at the Neumühlen quay.

Museum Harbour Oevelgönne

Museumshafen Oevelgönne

Oevelgönne 42
22763 Hamburg

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RICKMER RICKMERS
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Museum Ship RICKMER RICKMERS

The museum ship and floating monument Rickmer Rickmers reminds of the times of the great windjammers in Hamburg and is open daily for visitors.

Museum Ship RICKMER RICKMERS

Rickmer Rickmers

Landungsbrücken Pont 1a
20359 Hamburg

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Speicherstadtmuseum
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Speicherstadtmuseum

Discover Hamburg's World Heritage! - In the authentic setting of a storage block from 1888, you can still experience the original atmosphere of the world's unique storage city, which was declared a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2015.

Speicherstadtmuseum

Speicherstadtmuseum

Am Sandtorkai 36
20457 Hamburg

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Spicy's Gewürzmuseum
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Spicy's Gewürzmuseum

The unique SPICY'S Gewürzmuseum, housed in an old warehouse in Hamburg's Speicherstadt since 1993, is a spice museum that appeals to all the senses - visitors can smell, touch and taste as much as they please.

Spicy's Gewürzmuseum

Spicy's Gewürzmuseum

Am Sandtorkai 34
20457 Hamburg

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All possible top tips, everything about Hamburg's city areas, Hamburg like a local, the greater metropolitan area and much more.

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Binnenalster Sonnenaufgang
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Everything is possible in Hamburg See & Explore

The city on the Elbe with Germany's most well-known harbour offers its guest city life at its best, with once-in-a-lifetime shopping, cultural and outdoors experiences. Enter the fray, discover gastronomical delights or shop to your heart's content!

See & Explore
Café Johanna
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Stroll. Shop. Feast. Shopping & Enjoying

Strolling through the city, relaxing with a hot drink and finding a present or two for family or friends at home - check out the best parts of Hamburg!

Shopping & Enjoying

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