Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #9 in Hamburg, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 30 sights
Distance 12.2 km
Ascend 235 m
Descend 247 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: Christuskirche Hamm

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Christuskirche Hamm Ajepbah / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Christuskirche in Hamburg-Hamm is an Evangelical methodist church building from the late 1950s, which is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche Hamburg-Hamm (DE)

1177 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 2: Alfredstraße

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The Alfredstraßenbrücke is a listed road bridge in the Hamburg district of Borgfelde. It runs over the tracks of the Hamburg–Lübeck long-distance railway line and the S-Bahn line 1 in the direction of Ohlsdorf and Poppenbüttel.

Wikipedia: Alfredstraßenbrücke (DE)

1000 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 3: Feuer- und Rettungswache Berliner Tor

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The main fire station Berliner Tor is a listed office building of the Hamburg Fire Brigade at the Berliner Tor in Hamburg-St. George.

Wikipedia: Hauptfeuerwache Berliner Tor (DE)

760 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Centrum Moschee

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The Hamburg Central Mosque is a mosque founded in 1977 by Association of Mosques and located in the Hamburg-St. Georg in Hamburg. «Islamic community of Hamburg — Centrum-Moschee e.V.» is a founding member of Alliance of Islamic Communities in Northern Germany (BIG) and member of Schura Hamburg, with which the State of Hamburg maintains State Treaty. On February 27, 2016, the Muslim theologian Mehmet Karaoglu was elected imam as chairman of the Central Mosque. He is also President of IGMG -Hamburg and Chairman of BIG. Fatih Yildiz was elected as a deputy. Karaoglu and Yildiz replaced the previous chairman and imam Ramazan Ucar and his deputy Ahmet Yazici after almost two decades.

Wikipedia: Hamburg Central Mosque (EN)

651 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 5: Deutsches Schauspielhaus

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Deutsches Schauspielhaus Liberaler Humanist / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Deutsches Schauspielhaus, sometimes referred to as the Hamburg Schauspielhaus or Hamburg Theatre, is a theatre in the St. Georg quarter of the city of Hamburg, Germany

Wikipedia: Deutsches Schauspielhaus (EN), Website, Url

270 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Ohnsorg Theater

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The Ohnsorg-Theater in Hamburg, Germany, is a stage for plays run after the British system of repertory theatre with up to six produced plays per season. Plays are exclusively performed in low German (Platt). They play a major role in spreading the knowledge and, in recent times, renewed appreciation of this minority language. Exceptions played in standard German (Hochdeutsch) are only made for television broadcasts. These broadcasts, by the regional Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) and the nationwide ARD have made the theatre and its former main star Heidi Kabel popular across Germany and beyond.

Wikipedia: Ohnsorg-Theater (EN), Website

502 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg

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The Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg is a museum of fine, applied and decorative arts in Hamburg, Germany. It is located centrally, near the Hauptbahnhof.

Wikipedia: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (EN), Website

608 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 8: Levantehaus

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The Levantehaus is an account house in Hamburg (Hamburg-Altstadt), Mönckebergstraße 7.

Wikipedia: Levantehaus (DE)

212 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Evangelisch-lutherische Hauptkirche St. Jacobi

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The St. Jacobi Church is one of the five main Evangelical Lutheran churches in Hamburg. Despite many changes in the course of history and massive destruction in the Second World War, the church is one of the few preserved medieval buildings in the city centre. It is a protected cultural property under the Hague Convention.

Wikipedia: Hauptkirche Sankt Jacobi (Hamburg) (DE)

443 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 10: Meßberghof

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Meßberghof Ajepbah / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Meßberghof – until 1938 Ballinhaus – is an office building built between 1922 and 1924 in Hamburg. The listed building is located on the Meßberg between the streets Pumpen and Willy-Brandt-Straße and has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel since 2015.

Wikipedia: Meßberghof (DE)

323 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: Miramar-Haus

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The Miramar House is a historic Kontorhaus in Hamburg, built in the style of Brick Expressionism of the 1920s. It is located in the Hamburg-Altstadt district. The house has been a listed building since 1999. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kontorhaus District.

Wikipedia: Miramar-Haus (EN)

76 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Helmut-Schmidt-Haus

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The Kontorhaus District is the southeastern part of Altstadt, Hamburg, between Steinstraße, Meßberg, Klosterwall and Brandstwiete. The streetscape is characterised by large office buildings in the style of Brick Expressionism of the early 20th century.

Wikipedia: Kontorhaus District (EN)

151 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Hammaburg-Platz

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Domkirche St. Marien is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Sankt Georg, Hamburg, Germany, and the metropolitan cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hamburg. It was the first new Roman Catholic church built in Hamburg since the Reformation.

Wikipedia: Domkirche St. Marien (EN)

120 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Bischofsturm

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The Bishop's Tower, or Bishop's Castle, is an archaeological site in the historic city center of Hamburg, Germany, containing the oldest known remains of a stone building in the city. The site includes the foundations of a circular tower and a well, originally believed to represent the 11th-century stone residence of Archbishop Adalbrand of Bremen. Later finds, however, disproved this theory and it is now considered to be part of a 12th-century defensive structure.

Wikipedia: Bishop's Tower (EN)

110 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 15: Hulbe-Haus

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The Hulbe-Haus is an office and commercial building in Hamburg, Mönckebergstraße 21, which is a listed building. It was built in 1910/11 according to designs by the Hamburg architect Henry Grell (1870–1937) and is named after its client, the bookbinder and leather craftsman Georg Hulbe.

Wikipedia: Hulbe-Haus (DE)

31 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 16: Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Denkmal

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St. Peter's Church is the oldest parish church in Hamburg. It is named after the Apostle Peter and is one of the five main churches in Hamburg.

Wikipedia: Hauptkirche Sankt Petri (Hamburg) (DE)

327 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 17: Heinrich-Heine-Denkmal

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The Rathausmarkt in front of the Hamburg City Hall is a central square in Hamburg's city centre. Despite its name, the square never served as a regular marketplace ; however, it is still an important transport hub, a popular meeting place for tourists and a regular meeting place for political, sporting and cultural events.

Wikipedia: Rathausmarkt (Hamburg) (DE)

172 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 18: Hygieia-Brunnen

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The Hygieia fountain is located in the courtyard of the Hamburg City Hall. It was built in 1896, designed by the sculptor Joseph von Kramer (1841–1908) from Munich, a brother of the architect Theodor von Kramer. The fountain was built to commemorate the cholera epidemic of 1892, in which over 8000 Hamburg residents died. It is designated as a cultural monument with the object ID 12066.

Wikipedia: Hygieia-Brunnen (Hamburg) (DE)

498 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 19: Zollenbrücke

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The Zollenbrücke in Hamburg is a bridge built in 1633 over the former canal of Gröningerstraße. Located on the Nikolaifleet in the old town, it is the oldest surviving bridge in the city area and has been a listed building since 1954.

Wikipedia: Zollenbrücke (DE), Architect

330 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 20: Hauptkirche St. Katharinen

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Sankt Katharinen is one of Hamburg's five main churches. Its tower shaft from the 13th century is considered the oldest upright building in Hamburg that still fulfils its function. It is located opposite the Speicherstadt on the street Bei den Mühren and is considered the church of sailors due to its proximity to the harbour.

Wikipedia: Hauptkirche Sankt Katharinen (Hamburg) (DE), Website

530 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 21: Auf dem Sande

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Auf dem Sande

The Kehrwieder is one of the former islands in the Hamburg city area and belongs to the HafenCity district. Geographically, it lies in the river splitting area of the Lower Elbe and is the northern Grasbrook. In 1532, it was incorporated into the fortified town together with the neighbouring island of Wandrahm.

Wikipedia: Brooksbrücke (DE)

459 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 22: Deichstraße

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Deichstraße is the oldest remaining street in the Altstadt of Hamburg, Germany and a popular visitor attraction in the city.

Wikipedia: Deichstraße (EN)

760 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 23: Sir William Lindley

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Sir William Lindley

William Lindley, was an English engineer who together with his sons designed water and sewerage systems for over 30 cities across Europe.

Wikipedia: William Lindley (EN)

393 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 24: Benediktekirken

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The Danish Seamen's Church in Hamburg or Benediktekirken is the Danish church in Hamburg.

Wikipedia: Dansk Sømandskirke Hamborg (DA)

94 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 25: Norwegische Seemannskirche

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The Norwegian Seamen's Church is an Evangelical Lutheran seamen's church in Hamburg, Germany. It belongs to the Diocese of Bjørgvin in Bergen, along with 27 other seamen's churches via the Sjømannskirken – Norsk kirke i utlandet. The buildings in Hamburg are protected as cultural monuments.

Wikipedia: Norwegische Seemannskirche in Hamburg (DE)

553 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 26: Alter Elbpark

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The Old Elbe Park in Hamburg is a listed public green space between the districts of Neustadt and St. Pauli. It is part of Hamburg's historic ramparts and connects the Planten un Blomen park to the north with the Stintfang, a prominent hill above the St. Pauli Landungsbrücken. The Old Elbe Park is dominated by the Bismarck monument erected in 1906 by the sculptor Hugo Lederer. The name Alter Elbpark has also existed since 1906.

Wikipedia: Alter Elbpark (DE)

234 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 27: Simon von Utrecht

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Simon von Utrecht

Simon of Utrecht was a warship captain of the Hanseatic League during the Middle Ages. He was probably born in Flanders, but emigrated to Hamburg, Germany, where he received citizenship in 1400. He became famous for his participation in the capturing the pirate Klaus Störtebeker in 1401.

Wikipedia: Simon of Utrecht (EN)

143 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 28: Stintfang

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The Stintfang is a 26-metre-high hill on the right (northern) bank of the Elbe in Hamburg, Germany. It is a remnant of the former Hamburg ramparts and an important landmark in Hamburg's cityscape due to its exposed location above the St. Pauli Landungsbrücken. The youth hostel located on the Stintfang and the viewing platform in front of it with a view of the port of Hamburg are particularly well-known.

Wikipedia: Stintfang (DE)

473 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 29: Rickmer Rickmers

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Rickmer Rickmers is a sailing ship permanently moored as a museum ship in Hamburg, near the Cap San Diego.

Wikipedia: Rickmer Rickmers (EN)

821 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 30: Cap San Diego

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MS Cap San Diego is a general cargo ship, situated as a museum ship in Hamburg, Germany. Notable for her elegant silhouette, she was the last of a series of six ships known as the White Swans of the South Atlantic, and marked the apex of German-built general cargo ships before the advent of the container ship and the decline of Germany's heavy industry.

Wikipedia: Cap San Diego (EN), Website


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