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Jungfernstieg

Stroll along the Binnenalster.

It is the heart of the city centre for many locals and tourists: the Jungfernstieg - a diverse connection between the Inner Alster and the surrounding shops and attractions.

For Hamburg residents, the historical importance of the promenade plays a major role: In the past, families came here on Sunday to walk and introduce their unmarried daughters (" Jungfern") - hence the name. Even today, the Jungfernstieg is very special: It is enjoyable to be right on the water - the Inner Alster, make a date at this central location and start shopping in the nearby department stores - especially the famous and traditional Alsterhaus but also small but refined shops.

After a break and refreshment in the Alsterpavillon, continue through the surrounding shopping areas and arcades. In the "Hamburger Hof" passage or the slightly further away "Hanse-Viertel", shopping is an art: The large department stores and exquisite shops surpass one another with their exclusive selections. The day can then come to a delicious conclusion with an ice cream, and then it's back on the water: alternatively, an evening tour on the Alster steamers.

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The Hamburg Stock Exchange building, which by the way is the oldest of its type in Germany, is situated back to back with the Town Hall.

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Sundays 5 to 9 am Fish Market

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

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