The Hamburg main train station (Hamburg Hauptbahnhof) is reachable from all directions with Deutsche Bahn trains. From there the city center is accessible on foot within 10 minutes.
Hamburg is located in the North of Germany. Different highways are approaching the City. From Berlin take the highway A 24 with the direction to Hamburg/Schwerin or from the West the highway A 27 to Hannover / Hamburg / Osnabrück are leading to Hamburg.
The airport in Hamburg (Flughafen Hamburg) is Germany's oldest and fifth largest airport. The distance to the city is just a 17 minute drive. Or take the S-Bahn 1 direction Wedel(Holst) and exit at Hamburg Hbf. The journey takes about 25 minutes.
The Hanseatic city of Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and has a lot to offer besides to the world-famous 'Reeperbahn' and the largest seaport of Germany.
With more than 111 million visitors annually, Hamburg is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Germany. The city joined the Hanseatic League already in the middle ages and ever since participates business world wide. The nautical spirit of Hamburg infuses the whole city, from the culinary experience to architecture to the constant presence of seagulls in the city – you always know that the sea is close by.
Hamburg is a vibrant city with loads of contrasts. On the one hand, they have the colorful scene-district of St. Pauli with the most sinful mile in the world, the Reeperbahn. The Reeperbahn in Hamburg is the central street entertainment and red-light district of St. Pauli. It is about 930 meters long and runs from Millerntorplatz to the west up to the Nobistor, where it merges into the King's Road. It is regarded as "most sinful mile in the world."
On the other hand, you can find honest and rich districts with numerous villas and romantic, beautiful views of hillsides and underlying river Elbe.
Besides this it is worth seeing the center of Hamburg Alster, including the port of Hamburg and the famous landmark buildings such as the St Michael's Church. As the world's third largest Musical location, musicals such as 'The Lion King' and 'Tarzan' are performed regularly but not only that it is well known for its music scene! Hamburg nurtured the early beginnings of the Beatles and today its distinctive live- and electronic music. The city offers a variety of cultural venues, with over 60 theaters, museums and more than 60 internationally renowned galleries such as the Hamburger Kunsthalle and the Bucerius Kunst Forum the city offers something for everyone's taste.
Tip: Hamburg and fish food go together. Fish sandwiches, fish market, very good fresh fish and many excellent seafood restaurants can be found in Hamburg.
Escape Address: Tourist-Info, Steinstraße 7, 20095, Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
"Der alte Elbtunnel" is also known as St. Pauli Elbtunnel, is a technical sensation, it was the first tunnel under the river on the continent. It was built on the model of the Clyde Tunnel in Glasgow. During the Second World War, the building of the Elbe tunnel shaft on the south side of the river were hit hard by the bomb attacks. Today its under conservation. It can be rented as an event location or just a slightly different idea for a walk.
The port of Hamburg in the center of the Hanseatic city is an important mile waterfront pool with many attractions. Who walks along the Elbe River can see historical underground stations. At Station 'Landungsbrücken' you can book harbor cruises.
Discover the 'Speicherstadt'. There is a museum which tells the story about the authentic setting of a memory block of 1888 & illustrate how the quartermasters previously stored high-quality imported goods, have examined and refined.