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Columbus Tower

One of the landmarks of the continuously growing HafenCity is undoubtedly the Columbus Tower at the Kehrwiederspitze. Like many other landmarks in Hamburg's newest district,…

Columbus Tower

Columbus Tower

Am Sandtorkai 41
20457 Hamburg

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Cuxhaven

You can see the "Kugelbake" at the northern peak of Lower Saxony next to "Alten Liebe" (a pier with viewing platform) – the former navigational mark is the symbol of Cuxhaven…

Cuxhaven

Cuxhaven

Strandstraße 80
27474 Cuxhaven

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Davidwache

Hamburg's best known police station is the best example of St. Pauli's lived tolerance: the Davidwache Hamburg. Here police officers and prostitutes stand side by side. …

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Davidwache

Spielbudenplatz 31
20359 Hamburg

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Deichtorhallen

The Deichtorhallen Hamburg are amongst Europe's largest art exhibition halls. Those interested in art and photography will find a great variety of different pictures and…

Deichtorhallen

Deichtorhallen

Deichtorstraße 1-2
20095 Hamburg

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Dockland

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

Dockland

Dockland

Van-der-Smissen-Straße 9
22767 Hamburg

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Duvenstedter Brook

Every fall starting in September, there is a real highlight in the north of Hamburg: Bellowing stags in the Duvenstedter Brook.

Duvenstedter Brook

Duvenstedter Brook

Duvenstedter Triftweg 140
22397 Duvenstedt

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Eismeer Hagenbeck

Experience Germany's only walrus group in Hagenbeck Zoo. See these giant animals above and below water. Have you ever stood face to face with a walrus?

Eismeer Hagenbeck

Eismeer Hagenbeck

Lokstedter Grenzstraße 2
22527 Hamburg

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Elbphilharmonie

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…

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Elbphilharmonie

Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1
20457 Hamburg

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Elbphilharmonie Plaza

Welcome to Hamburg's largest balcony: The unique viewing platform is open to the public and lets you see Hamburg with different eyes!

Elbphilharmonie Plaza

Elbphilharmonie: Besucherzentrum & Plaza

Am Kaiserkai 62
20457 Hamburg

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Energieberg Georgswerder

The former landfill in Georgswerder is nowadays home to four wind turbines and an information centre.

Energieberg Georgswerder

Energieberg Georgswerder

Fiskalische Straße 2
21109 Veddel

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Ernst Barlach Haus

In 1961/62 Hamburg architect Werner Kallmorgen designed and built the museum in the functionalist style associated with the post-war period.

Ernst Barlach Haus

Ernst Barlach Haus

Baron-Voght-Str. 50
22609 Hamburg

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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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Fish Market

Fischmarkt

St. Pauli Fischmarkt 2
20359 Hamburg

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Gängeviertel

In 2009 artists saved the Gängeviertel (engl. alley quarter) and created a creative space in the centre of Hamburg.

Gängeviertel

Gängeviertel e.V.

Valentinskamp 34
20355 Hamburg

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Große Freiheit

In this "pedestrian zone" young people crowd next to old. Blankeneser daughters next to Pinneberger boys, who really want to experience something: The Great Freedom in Hamburg.…

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Große Freiheit

Große Freiheit
22767 Hamburg

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Gut Karlshöhe

The Gut Karlshöhe is warmly designated as a sustainable oasis in Hamburg's northeast.

Gut Karlshöhe

Gut Karlshöhe

Karlshöhe 60d
22175 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…

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HafenCity

HafenCity

Am Sandtorkai 30
20457 Hamburg

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Hagenbeck Tropical Aquarium

Enjoy the fabulous feeling of being in the middle of the habitats of exotic animals. Among the animals that you can see close up are free-roaming reptiles and lemurs,…

Hagenbeck Tropical Aquarium

Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck

Lokstedter Grenzstraße 2
22527 Hamburg

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Hamburg Dungeon

100% gruesome entertainment: Get up close to the dark side of the history of the Hanseatic city at the Hamburg Dungeon

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Hamburg Dungeon

Hamburg Dungeon

Kehrwieder 2
20457 Hamburg

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Hamburg Stock Exchange

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.

Hamburg Stock Exchange

Hamburger Börse

Adolphsplatz 1
20457 Hamburg

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Hamburg Town Hall

Unusually ostentatious for Hanseatic taste: The imposing Hamburg Town Hall.

Hamburg Town Hall

Hamburger Rathaus

Rathausmarkt 1
20095 Hamburg

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Family-Highlight

Miniatur Wunderland
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Miniature Wonderland - Entrance

  • Largest model railway exhibition
  • Insights in different regions on earth
Miniature Wonderland - Entrance
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From 15.00
Miniatur Wunderland
© Jörg Modrow

Not only is Miniatur Wunderland the world's largest model railway exhibition, it also allows visitors to experience many days and nights in different regions of the earth. From shopping in Hamburg to gambling in Las Vegas and rowing through the Norwegian fjords – everything is possible at Miniatur Wunderland.

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Pure thrill

Hamburg Dungeon
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Hamburg Dungeon - Entrance

  • Time travel into Hamburg's dark past
  • With a professional actress
  • Two scary ride attractions
Hamburg Dungeon - Entrance
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Hamburg Dungeon
© Bjoern Gantert

A spine-chilling historical experience! On a 90-minute interactive tour professional actors take you on a fascinating journey into Hamburg's dark and insalubrious past, from the pirate Störtebeker and the great fire of 1842 to the Inquisition and the plague. With special effects and two exciting rides, this close-up encounter brings the more grisly parts of Hamburg's history to life.

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Family-Highlight

Hagenbeck
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Hagenbeck Zoo - Entrance

  • Famous panoramas
  • Big outdoor enclosures
  • Over 1,860 animals
  • 8,000 m² polar landscape
Hagenbeck Zoo - Entrance
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From 20.00
Hagenbeck
© Götz Berlilk

Hagenbeck Zoo offers an individual experience for everyone. It is particularly well known for its panoramas and outdoor enclosures. The zoo is home to over 1,860 animals including representatives from every continent. There are 210 species in total and the successful breeding program includes a number of endangered species. Hagenbeck is a safe haven for many animals, including orang-utans, North Chinese leopards and giant South American otters. One particular highlight is a large herd of Asian elephants. And now there is a brand new attraction: a 8,000 m² polar landscape where you can get unforgettably close to penguins, walruses and polar bears, even under water.

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Family-Highlight

Tropenaquarium
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Hagenbeck Tropical Aquarium - Entrance

  • More than 14,300 exotic animals
  • Over 300 species
  • Panorama window with sea bottom
  • Biggest Highlight: The big shark atoll
Hagenbeck Tropical Aquarium - Entrance
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From 14.00
Tropenaquarium
© Lutz Schnier

Since 2007 Hagenbeck Zoo has been home to a very special attraction: the tropical aquarium. Visitors can go on a fascinating journey of discovery on four different levels, past magnificent sharks, powerful Nile crocodiles, tropical fish, poisonous snakes, sleepy fruitbats, free-roaming lemurs and plenty more. There are more than 14,300 exotic animals from 300 species to discover on land, in the water and in caves.

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Family-Highlight

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BallinStadt Emigrant Museum - Entrance

  • Exciting im- & emigration history
  • 4 epochs interesting presented
  • Free Family Research Area
  • Interactive game »Simmigrant«

BallinStadt Emigrant Museum - Entrance
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Ballinstadt
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On an area of 2,500 square meters, experience the fascinating migration history of over four eras at the Emigration Museum BallinStadt Hamburg. Follow the footsteps of people striving to fulfill their hopes and dreams on their journey to a new homeland while visiting our exhibition. Learn more about Albert Ballin, the founder of the former emigrations halls in Hamburg. In our in-house research center with four computer terminals, you have access to the digitized version of the unique Hamburg passenger lists as well as to the world’s largest genealogical database. It includes further information, such as U.S. censuses and address books (in total 18 billion historical documents and images worldwide).

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Chocoversum
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Hachez Chocoversum - Entrance

  • From cocoa tree to the chocolate bar
  • Creating your own chocolate bar
  • Tasting of every production step!
Hachez Chocoversum - Entrance
To offer
From 17.00
Chocoversum
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Chocoholics welcome! At CHOCOVERSUM you discover the secret of the world´s finest chocolates with all your senses. For 90-minutes we take you on a guided tour that leads from the cocoa tree to freshly wrapped chocolates. See historic machines live at work while having a taste at every produciotn step. Finally you even create your own bar of chocolate!

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Artistic-Must do

Hamburger Kunsthalle
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Kunsthalle - Entrance

  • Important public art collections
  • Works from seven centuries
  • Changing art presentations
  • 700 constantly exhibited works
Kunsthalle - Entrance
To offer
From 14.00
Hamburger Kunsthalle
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The three distinctive buildings of the Hamburg Kunsthalle art gallery are home to one of the most important public art collections in Germany, featuring works from seven centuries of art history. Frequently changing exhibitions of the museum's renowned collections show how art has developed from the Middle Ages until the present day. Over 700 works are on permanent display. Most of the more modern pieces are in the Gallery of Contemporary Art.

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Panik City
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Panik City - Udo Lindenberg's Multimedia Experience

  • Technology, Art and Culture Project
  • Various life stations of Udo Lindenberg
  • Work of the exceptional artist
  • Exciting adventure world
Panik City - Udo Lindenberg's Multimedia Experience
To offer
From 18.50
Panik City
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Covering an area of about 700 m², the multi-media adventure world PANIK CITY - UDO LINDENBERG'S MULTIMEDIA EXPERIENCE on Hamburg's Reeperbahn in the clubhouse St. Pauli is home to the multi-award winning media façade. The innovative technology, art and culture project traces the musical, artistic and socio-political work of the exceptional artist Udo Lindenberg and makes it tangible through technical innovations. In groups of up to 20 people guide guides in a 90-minute tour through the various life stations of the panic rocker.

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Artistic-Must do

Teaser 3 Tage Kunstmeile
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3-Day Art Mile Pass

  • Historical and modern Art
  • Perfect location between Alster & Elbe
  • Everything reachable by foot
  • Five renowned art institutions
3-Day Art Mile Pass
To offer
From 25.00
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The Kunstmeile Hamburg are the five renowned art institutions in the center of Hamburg. The Bucerius Kunst Forum, the Deichtorhallen Hamburg, the Hamburger Kunsthalle, the Kunstverein in Hamburg and the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe are all within walking distance of each other along the art mile. Their excellent location near Alster and Elbe is an invitation to visitors to take a stroll of discovery. Together they exhibit an up-to-date, vibrant selection of contemporary and historical art.#

Note: The 3-day pass entitles you to unlimited admission for three consecutive days to all five homes. To enter the booking, the selection of a date is required. This is not relevant to the validity of the ticket. This begins with the first exhibition visit, to which it must be presented in print.

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  • Return journey by ICE (1st or 2nd class coaches, as booked)
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Hamburg sights

These are Hamburg's must-sees! If you haven't seen them yet, you've probably never been to Hamburg.

Hamburg sights
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FROM A TO Z Museums & Galleries

From paintings by old masters in Hamburg's famous Kunsthalle all the way to the scary yet beautiful history shown in Hamburg's Dungeon: Dive into historical times and abstract worlds.

Museums & Galleries
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Art & Exhibitions

From ancient to futuristic, from abstract to modern, art in Hamburg does not only celebrate the past, but draws international exhibits at all times.

Art & Exhibitions

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