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Maritime Highlights

Go for a walk in the City

Stroll along the Waterkant and enjoy Hamburg's maritime charm!

On this tour you will discover the maritime highlights that Hamburg has to offer. From the HafenCity you can explore the banks of the Elbe to the Elbe suburb of Wedel. Start your tour at Hamburg Cruise Center HafenCity, the temporary cruise terminal close to the city centre that surprises with unique architectural ideas. Enjoy the sun's rays on the Magellan Terraces and enjoy the charm of impressive architecture. Today, the HafenCity InfoCenter is located in the Kesselhaus, the former energy centre of the Speicherstadt, where you can inform yourself about the current state of development of the urban development project. From the viewing platform Plaza of the Elbphilharmonie you can then enjoy a unique view over HafenCity and the hustle and bustle on the Elbe. You continue your walk in the direction of Landungsbrücken, passing maritime eye-catchers such as the old English lightship and the Cap San Diego, which now houses a "museum you can touch".  In the old Elbe tunnel you can walk 426.5 metres across under the Elbe and enjoy the view of Hamburg's skyline on the other side of the Elbe in Steinwerder.

Passing the fish market, where the weekly "Fischmarkt" attracts many locals and tourists every Sunday morning between 5 and 9:30 a.m., you continue along the Elbe to the Elbe beach, which offers pure relaxation. The maritime tour ends at Willkomm-Höft. At this world-famous ship welcoming facility you can watch incoming and outgoing ships until sunset.

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AHamburg Cruise Centre HafenCity

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

Hamburg Cruise Centre HafenCity

  • Address Großer Grasbrook 12
    20457 Hamburg

Hamburg Cruise Center HafenCity

Großer Grasbrook 12
20457 Hamburg

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BView Point

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A viewing tower offers a host of new perspectives of the growing HafenCity in Hamburg. However, it is not only the view which is spectacular. The View Point itself is very eye-catching.

View Point

  • Address Grandeswerderstraße
    20457 Hamburg

View Point

Grandeswerderstraße
20457 Hamburg

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CMagellan-Terraces

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In front of the Bankhaus Wölbern building take the steps down to the MAGELLAN-TERRACES.

Magellan-Terraces

  • Address Großer Grasbrook
    Hamburg

Magellan-Terrassen

Großer Grasbrook
Hamburg

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DHafenCity InfoCenter in the Kesselhaus

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In the former energy centre of the Speicherstadt, visitors can expect exciting insights into the development of Europe's largest inner-city urban development project.

HafenCity InfoCenter in the Kesselhaus

  • Address Am Sandtorkai 30
    20457 Hamburg
  • Opening hours
    • Tue10:00 - 18:00
    • Wed10:00 - 18:00
    • Thu10:00 - 18:00
    • Fri10:00 - 18:00
    • Sat10:00 - 18:00
    • Sun10:00 - 18:00

HafenCity InfoCenter im Kesselhaus

Am Sandtorkai 30
20457 Hamburg

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EElbphilharmonie

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The Elbphilharmonie Hamburg is truly building of superlatives and has set itself the goal of becoming one of the ten best concert halls in the world. The fact that it has the best chances to get there is not only due to the spectacular architecture, but also to the unique acoustics.

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Elbphilharmonie

  • Address Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1
    20457 Hamburg
  • Opening hours
    • Mon09:00 - 23:30
    • Tue09:00 - 23:30
    • Wed09:00 - 23:30
    • Thu09:00 - 23:30
    • Fri09:00 - 23:30
    • Sat09:00 - 23:30
    • Sun09:00 - 23:30

Elbphilharmonie

Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1
20457 Hamburg

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Feuershiff is an old English lightship which was converted into a kind of "Hotel-Restaurant-Bar-Event"-ship.

Feuerschiff

  • Address Vorsetzen 2
    20459 Hamburg
  • Opening hours
    • Mon09:00 - 01:00
    • Tue09:00 - 01:00
    • Wed09:00 - 01:00
    • Thu09:00 - 01:00
    • Fri09:00 - 01:00
    • Sat09:00 - 01:00
    • Sun09:00 - 23:00

Feuerschiff

Vorsetzen 2
20459 Hamburg

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GCap San Diego

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The White Swan of the South Atlantic - The "Cap San Diego" was built in 1961 as a cargo ship and has been a museum ship with a fixed berth at the Überseebrücke in Hamburg since 1986.

Cap San Diego

  • Address Überseebrücke
    20459 Hamburg
  • Opening hours
    • Mon10:00 - 18:00
    • Tue10:00 - 18:00
    • Wed10:00 - 18:00
    • Thu10:00 - 18:00
    • Fri10:00 - 18:00
    • Sat10:00 - 18:00
    • Sun10:00 - 18:00

Cap San Diego

Überseebrücke
20459 Hamburg

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HAlter Elbtunnel

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When the old Elbe Tunnel, also called St. Pauli Elbe Tunnel, opened in 1911, it was a technical sensation. Today, it is a nostalgic and lovingly tended piece of Hamburg history – and has already celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Alter Elbtunnel

  • Address Bei den St. Pauli Landungsbrücken 7
    20359 Hamburg

Alter Elbtunnel

Bei den St. Pauli Landungsbrücken 7
20359 Hamburg

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IFish Market

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Every Sunday morning since 1703 Hamburg's most traditional market has been trading in just about anything and everything that isn't nailed down.

Fish Market

  • Address St. Pauli Fischmarkt 2
    20359 Hamburg
  • Opening hours
    • Sun05:00 - 09:30

Fischmarkt

St. Pauli Fischmarkt 2
20359 Hamburg

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JElbe beach

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The Elbe beach near Övelgönne is a pretty hot tip in summer. When the temperatures rise and the sun burns, nothing is more refreshing than a jump into the cool water.

Elbe beach

  • Address Övelgönne 66
    22559 Hamburg

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Övelgönne 66
22559 Hamburg

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KWillkomm-Höft

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World-famous ship welcoming point. Every day from sunrise to sunset (8.00am to 8.00pm in the summer) all ships of at least 500 GRT arriving in and leaving the port are greeted.

Willkomm-Höft

  • Address Elbstraße
    22880 Wedel
  • Opening hours
    • Mon11:00 - 23:00
    • Tue11:00 - 23:00
    • Wed11:00 - 23:00
    • Thu11:00 - 23:00
    • Fri11:00 - 23:00
    • Sat11:00 - 23:00
    • Sun11:00 - 23:00

Willkomm-Höft

Elbstraße
22880 Wedel

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