Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #13 in Hamburg, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 9 sights
Distance 4.8 km
Ascend 65 m
Descend 81 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: Gedenk- und Bildungsstätte Israelitische Töchterschule

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The Israelitische Töchterschule was a school in Hamburg's Karolinenviertel that existed from 1884 to 1942.

Wikipedia: Israelitische Töchterschule (DE)

348 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Heinrich-Hertz-Turm

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Heinrich-Hertz-Turm Credit: Detail of photo taken by Kristof Hamann on 2004-06-21. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Heinrich Hertz Tower is a landmark radio telecommunication tower in the city of Hamburg, Germany.

Wikipedia: Heinrich Hertz Tower (EN)

730 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 3: [Hamburger Franzosenzeit]

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[Hamburger Franzosenzeit]

In the history of Hamburg, Hamburg's French period refers to the period under French occupation and incorporation into the French Empire in the years from 1806 to 1814, parallel to the so-called French period in other German areas.

Wikipedia: Hamburger_Franzosenzeit (DE)

669 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

864 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Curio-Haus

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The Curiohaus is an office and event building built as a community house in Hamburg in the district of Eimsbüttel, district of Rotherbaum. It was built between 1908 and 1911 according to a design by the architects Johann Emil Schaudt and Walther Puritz at Rothenbaumchaussee 11–17 for the Society of Friends of the Patriotic School and Education System and named after the founder of this society, Johann Carl Daniel Curio. Since 1948, it has been the property and headquarters of the Hamburg branch of the Education and Science Union (GEW). In October 1997, the building as a whole and with its fixed furnishings, the front garden pedestals, the lamps and the oval of the courtyard garden was placed under monument protection.

Wikipedia: Curiohaus (DE), Website

484 meters / 6 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)

577 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: Fontenay-Denkmal

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The Fontenay Monument is a building in Hamburg-Rotherbaum, Germany. It commemorates John Fontenay, a merchant, shipowner and shipbroker who lived and worked in Hamburg between 1801 and 1835. The property has been a listed building since October 1962.

Wikipedia: Fontenay-Denkmal (DE)

45 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Regiments-Kriegerdenkmal 1870/71 des Infanterie-Regiments

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The War Memorial 1870/71 is a memorial in Hamburg-Rotherbaum.

Wikipedia: Kriegerdenkmal 1870/71 (Hamburg-Rotherbaum) (DE)

1072 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 9: Alstervorland

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The Alsterpark runs along the banks of the Alster around the Outer Alster and includes the areas of Schwanenwik, the Eduard-Rhein-Ufer and the Alster foreland. Starting in the south, the park leads east through the Hamburg districts of St. Georg, Hohenfelde, Uhlenhorst and Winterhude, from the Krugkoppelbrücke west through the Alster foreland in Harvestehude and Rotherbaum to the Kennedy Bridge at the transition to the Inner Alster.

Wikipedia: Alsterpark (DE)


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