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Hamburger Hafen
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Hamburger Hafen
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Smartport HHLAL
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Hamburger Hafen
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Sonnenuntergang Landungsbrücken
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Hamburger Hafen
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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.

On a barge tour or a visit to one of the legendary museum ships, visitors can find out at first hand why Hamburg is called the "Gateway to the World". You can also get things from all over the world every Sunday at the legendary Hamburg fish market. Since 1703, the market has been selling just about anything that can't be nailed down, be it kilograms of fish at bargain prices, a dusty porcelain pot or a family of squeaky ducks.

Special insights are offered - not only in "dirty weather" - by the International Maritime Museum on the edge of the new HafenCity, the emigration museum "BallinStadt" and the harbour museum, whose current attraction is the restored four-master "PEKING". Get wanderlust? In our maritime world you will find detailed tips and information about harbour tours, venerable tall ships, arrivals of luxury cruisers as well as spectacular building projects in HafenCity and sights such as the Elbe Philharmonic Hall.

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Port of Hamburg & Environs

Europe's second largest port extends from the cruise terminal to the historic Speicherstadt and the Landungsbrücken to the modern container port.

Port of Hamburg & Environs
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CITY AREA PORTRAIT St. Pauli, the Harbour & the Reeperbahn

At Hamburg’s city coast, the Elbe and the harbour, you can just sit down and watch as ships, ferries and tugs pass by and enjoy the strong sea breeze. A few hundred meters away you can experience Hamburg’s world-famous “sinful mile” – the Reeperbahn.

St. Pauli, the Harbour & the Reeperbahn

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Landungsbrücken
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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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Dockland

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

Dockland
Cruise Center HafenCity
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Hamburg Cruise Centre HafenCity

The construction of the Hamburg Cruise Center in HafenCity created a temporary cruise terminal close to the city centre.

Hamburg Cruise Centre HafenCity

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