Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #10 in Hamburg, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 8.6 km
Ascend 140 m
Descend 131 m

Experience Hamburg in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in HamburgIndividual Sights in Hamburg

Sight 1: Alster Fountains

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Alster fountain is a landmark located in Hamburg, Germany.

Wikipedia: Alster fountain (EN), Website

838 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 2: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

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The Lessing Monument on the Gänsemarkt in Hamburg is a work of art created by the Berlin sculptor Fritz Schaper. It was erected in 1881 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.

Wikipedia: Lessing-Denkmal (Hamburg) (DE)

224 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Hamburgische Staatsoper

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Hamburgische Staatsoper Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Hamburg State Opera is a German opera company based in Hamburg. Its theatre is near the square of Gänsemarkt. Since 2015, the current Intendant of the company is Georges Delnon, and the current Generalmusikdirektor of the company is Kent Nagano.

Wikipedia: Hamburg State Opera (EN), Website

498 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 4: Finnlandhaus

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The Finland House in Hamburg is a high-rise building completed in 1966 that housed the Finnish Consulate General, among other things. The centrally arranged, narrow foot on which the building rests is striking. The golden lion on a red background, attached to the upper right corner of each side of the façade, is a simplified representation of the Finnish national coat of arms.

Wikipedia: Finnlandhaus (DE)

251 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Schillerdenkmal

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The Hamburg monument to Friedrich Schiller was unveiled in 1866 and has stood in Gustav Mahler Park on Dammtordamm since 1958. It is designated as a cultural monument with the object ID 12568.

Wikipedia: Schillerdenkmal (Hamburg) (DE)

454 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Moorweide

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The Moorweide is a public green space in the Hamburg district of Rotherbaum, north of the Dammtor train station. Originally, it was bordered by Edmund-Siemers-Allee, Moorweidenstraße, Mittelweg, Neue Rabenstraße and Alsterglacis. The part west of Rothenbaumchaussee has been built on since 1919 with the main building of the university and is no longer officially counted as moor pasture in the narrower sense. The remaining main part between Rothenbaumchaussee and Mittelweg is also known as Große Moorweide, the strip between Mittelweg and Neuer Rabenstraße as Kleine Moorweide. In total, today's park is about 4.3 hectares in size and is registered as an "important garden monument" in Hamburg's list of monuments.

Wikipedia: Moorweide (DE)

353 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Büsch-Denkmal

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The Büsch Monument is a monument in Hamburg, Germany.

Wikipedia: Büsch-Denkmal (DE)

255 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Kindertransport

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Kindertransport – The Last Farewell is the title of a bronze sculpture by the sculptor Frank Meisler on Dag-Hammarskjöld-Platz in front of the south exit of Hamburg Dammtor station, which he designed together with his long-time collaborator, the sculptor Arie Ovadia.

Wikipedia: Kindertransport – Der letzte Abschied (DE)

257 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Gedenkort für Deserteure und andere Opfer der NS-Militärjustiz

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The “memorial for deserters and other victims of the Nazi military justice” is located at Dammtordamm in Hamburg in the neighborhood of two older monuments, which also address war and victims of war. The 227 known victims of the Wehrmacht justice of the Second World War in Hamburg are particularly appreciated.

Wikipedia: Deserteurdenkmal (Hamburg) (DE)

3 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 10: Kriegsdenkmal

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Dammtor is a zone (Ort) of the German city of Hamburg, situated between the quarters of Rotherbaum and Neustadt.

Wikipedia: Dammtor (EN)

288 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Alter Botanischer Garten

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The Alter Botanischer Garten Hamburg, sometimes also known as the Schaugewächshaus or the Tropengewächshäuser, is a botanical garden now consisting primarily of greenhouses in the Planten un Blomen park of Hamburg, Germany. Alter Botanischer Garten is located on the Hamburg Wallring at Stephansplatz and is open daily without charge.

Wikipedia: Alter Botanischer Garten Hamburg (EN)

526 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 12: Emporio-Haus

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Emporio is a 98 m high-rise office building in the Neustadt of Hamburg. Originally built in 1964 as headquarters of Deutsche Unilever, when Unilever moved its headquarters to HafenCity in 2009, the tower was sold, renamed, extensively renovated and since marketed to multiple parties.

Wikipedia: Emporio (Hamburg) (EN)

172 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Laeiszhalle Musikhalle Hamburg

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The Laeiszhalle, formerly Musikhalle Hamburg, is a concert hall in the Neustadt of Hamburg, Germany and home to the Hamburger Symphoniker and the Philharmoniker Hamburg. The hall is named after the German shipowning company F. Laeisz, founder of the concert venue. The Baroque Revival Laeiszhalle was planned by the architect Martin Haller and inaugurated at its location on the Hamburg Wallring on 4 June 1908. At that time, the Musikhalle was Germany's largest and most modern concert hall.

Wikipedia: Laeiszhalle (EN), Website

582 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 14: Gewerbehaus

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The Hamburg Chamber of Crafts is a corporation under public law and an organised self-governing institution for the entire skilled trades in Hamburg.

Wikipedia: Handwerkskammer Hamburg (DE)

419 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: Kaiser Wilhelm I

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The Kaiser Wilhelm Monument in Hamburg is an equestrian statue in honor of Kaiser Wilhelm I. The statue with four allegorical figures, created by Johannes Schilling, was erected on the Rathausmarkt in 1903, but has been in the ramparts at the level of the Justice Forum since 1930.

Wikipedia: Kaiser-Wilhelm-I.-Denkmal (Hamburg) (DE)

223 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 16: Hanseatisches Oberlandesgericht

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Hanseatisches Oberlandesgericht

The Hanseatisches Oberlandesgericht is the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany, and thus part of the Hamburg ordinary jurisdiction. It is located at the square of Sievekingplatz in the St. Pauli quarter. The square is named after the first president of the OLG, Ernst Friedrich Sieveking.

Wikipedia: Hanseatisches Oberlandesgericht (EN)

751 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 17: Hamburger Dom

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Hamburger Dom

The Hamburger Dom is a large fair held at the Heiligengeistfeld fair ground in central Hamburg, Germany. With three fairs per year it is the biggest and the longest fair throughout Germany and attracts approximately ten million visitors per year. It is also referred to as a Volksfest .The Hamburger Dom is also one of the well known festivals in the Hamburg metropolitan area.

Wikipedia: Hamburger Dom (EN), Website

573 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 18: Wappen FC St. Pauli

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Fußball-Club St. Pauli von 1910 e.V., commonly known as simply FC St. Pauli, is a German professional football club based in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg. The team currently competes in the 2. Bundesliga, but will compete in the Bundesliga in 2024–25 season following promotion.

Wikipedia: FC St. Pauli (EN), Website

882 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 19: Hamburger Schulmuseum

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The Hamburg School Museum is a museum for the school history of Hamburg. The museum is run by the Ministry for Schools and Vocational Education and Training (BSB), which operates it as a branch of the State Institute for Teacher Education and School Development (LI). The museum was opened in 1991 in the former Rudolf Roß School in Neustädter Straße and has been located at Seilerstraße 42 in the St. Pauli district since 2006. The school museum is also visited by Hamburg school classes as part of their lessons.

Wikipedia: Hamburger Schulmuseum (DE), Website

1019 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 20: Jüdischer Friedhof Altona

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The Jewish Cemetery Altona, also known as the Jewish Cemetery Königstraße or, referring to the Sephardic part of the cemetery, the Portuguese Cemetery on Königstraße, was established in 1611 and closed in 1877. It is considered one of the most important Jewish burial grounds in the world because of its size of 1.9 hectares, its age and the large number of preserved gravestones.

Wikipedia: Jüdischer Friedhof Altona (DE), Website


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