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How to spend top weekend in Hamburg - ideas on extraordinary attractions and sites

Hamburg A traditional excursion program in Hamburg includes visiting numerous museums, iconic squares, and streets. However, it's not so easy to find historical attractions in the city. Hamburg was almost completely destroyed during the Second World War, so searching for historic buildings on its territory can enthrall even those who have long been tired of classic tours.
There are several amazing hotels with unique features in Hamburg that are known far beyond the city limits. The main feature of the fashionable hotel, Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, is … Open
The charming Krameramtsstuben is a treasure trove of priceless architectural monuments of the 17th century. If you want to see unique half-timbered houses built more than 300 years ago, be sure to find this place. It is located near St. Michael's Church, and you can get there through Krayenkamp street. On the aforementioned street, find the house No. 10 and go through the gates located next to it. An incredibly beautiful architectural ensemble will appear before your eyes.
If you're a history buff, find Deichstraße Street near St. Nicholas' Church. It has preserved some more beautiful timber-framed buildings, which can now be seen "from a different angle". Between some houses, there are narrow passages through which you can get to the Nikolaifleet canal. From this side of the street the houses look completely different, it seems like they literally grow out of the water. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Hamburg is a great place for a romantic getaway; many hotels in the city are oriented specifically to couples. One such establishment is the AMERON Hotel Speicherstadt. It offers you … Open
Do you know the place where the most expensive coffee in the world is served? No, it is not a luxury restaurant or a historic cafe housed in one of the ancient castles. You can drink a cup of the most expensive coffee in the world at << Speicherstadtmuseum >> whose exposition is dedicated to the well-liked drinks - tea and coffee. A tour of the museum promises to be very informative, and the cost of that very cup of aromatic coffee is quite affordable, although it is considered the highest in the world.
Hamburg If the heart desires something more romantic than visiting museums and tasting coffee, with the onset of twilight, head to the port area or, more specifically, to the Dockland building located on its territory. The building itself is something between a usual house on the water and a steamer. On its roof, there is a wonderful observation deck - one of the most romantic and interesting locations in town. Couples in love like to relax on the terrace in the evenings, as it is very convenient to watch the sunset from.
Hamburg enjoys just a huge number of shopping places. Dozens of popular stores and malls are concentrated on Moenckebergstrasse avenue. This street is a location of popular clothing, … Open
Well, there is also a good place for romantic entertainment in the daytime. Go to the Jungfernstieg Promenade and be sure to take with you the tastiest bun you can buy. The miniature Inner Alster Lake, along the shore of which the promenade stretches, is home to very cute and literally tame birds. Many of them, even graceful swans, can be not only fed but also petted.
Hamburg Speicherstadt When it's time to diversify your vacation program with a truly unusual event, go to "Dialogue in the Dark" (Dialog im Dunkeln ). In this unique interactive center, visitors are invited to fully experience how it feels to be blind. You will walk through dark rooms accompanied by blind people who will help you reveal all the secrets of tactile sensations and feel in complete darkness as confident as normal people feel in the midst of a sunny day.
Discovering the architecture of Hamburg from bird's eye view! St. Michael Church, Imtech Arena, Flak tower, Bismarck Monument, St. Nicholas Church, all those monuments are defining the image of Hamburg … Open
In Hamburg, there is suitable entertainment for fans of extreme sports who can fly a seaplane or balloon over the city. Extreme tours are organized by several companies, the most popular among which are Clipper Aviation and Ballons Ueber Hamburg.
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Journey to the Land of the Blind

You can visit an unusual museum called "Dialogue in the Dark" in Hamburg. There are no valuable exhibits here, located under glass. All museum guides are blind. You will be in total darkness when you enter the first hall. You will be guided only by the voice of your personal blind guide. You will be given a special thin white stick to make it easier for you to follow the guide. After that, the tour will start. It is dedicated to the epochs of the city's development. The tour will last 1.5 hours.
Kunsthalle Hamburg, Water tower, Hamburg Planetarium, St. Catherine Church, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Hamburg … Open
You will get the opportunity to get acquainted with the main signs of Hamburg while moving around the museum. These are, for example, the smell of spices and coffee, the rustle of fallen leaves and the murmur of a stream. You need to listen to the guide carefully, so as not to stumble on the steep steps, not to tear your clothes on a sharp corner, or not to fall into a small hole. The guide will talk to you at the end of the tour. You will ask him about everything that interests you, including the lives of blind people.
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Attractions in the Parks of Hamburg

There are several amusement parks in the city. 300 rides are waiting for you in Hamburger Dom. The cost of each of them is 1.5 euros. You will have fun here. If you want a thrill, then take a ride on a breathtaking roller coaster. You can also enjoy a beautiful salute at 22:30 on any Friday of the year here. There are also Heide Park and Hansa-Park in Hamburg.
Hamburg is a city that represents one of sixteen Lands of Germany. The city is located on the bank of the Elba River near the Northern Sea. Hamburg is the second largest city of Germany … Open
Heide Park offers you 50 rides, a walk on the lake on a steamboat with wheels and a small excursion on a fast train. You can also visit the play area and take a ride on a raft boat. You will also become a spectator of a fantastic performance involving clowns, magicians, and trained animals. You can walk through the theme areas and ride different rides in Hansa-Park.
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Exciting Bike Tour

100 kilometers of paths are laid in Hamburg suburbs. You can ride a bike on them, enjoying the beautiful scenery of the surrounding city. You can rent a bike that matches your preferences at one of the rental points. A simple bicycle renting costs 15 marks. You can rent a sports or mountain bike for 20 marks. If you go along the ground paths laid on the right Elbe shore on the hilly terrain, you will need a mountain bike and endurance. You can look at the white dunes of the North Sea here.
In Hamburg, you can plan a family vacation program for every taste. An obligatory part of the excursion program should be a visit to the Zoo “Tierpark Hagenbeck”. The zoo is incredibly … Open
If you want to go on a long bike tour, you can go to Bremen or Kiel. The journey will take about 8 hours. You can also take a free ride around one of Hamburg's attractions. This is an old tunnel. It is located at a depth of 24 meters at the bottom of the river. The tunnel will take you to the south shore of the Elbe. You will enjoy a magnificent view of the city here.
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Entertainments on the Water

Hamburg residents decided to put a mill by the river in 1190. They blocked a tributary of the Elbe, which was called the Alster, for this purpose. The mill has not been preserved. However, 2 lakes appeared in the city center. You can ride them on a boat, rowing on your own, on a small sailing yacht, on a water bike or on canoe. You can rent water transport from one of the companies. They are located on the wharves.
In Hamburg you will find restaurants and bars to suit every taste. Many dining facilities offer not only original dishes, but are also distinguished by original design and décor as well as … Open
You can also use the services of an experienced instructor. You will learn with his help to watch the wind, to hold the wheel correctly, to set and remove the sail. If you are a seasoned person, then take a swim in the North Sea. The water is cold at any time of the year here. A strong current is also characteristic of it. Go there by car. The trip will last 40 minutes.
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View the City and Surroundings from a Height

The aviation club is located near the international airport. You will learn how to fly a hang glider or take a ride on a single-engine plane here, admiring the surroundings of Hamburg from a height. The air tour lasts 60 minutes. You will look at the small ponds, pine forest, and plowed meadows during this time. You will also admire the mouth of the Elbe, a medieval castle with watchtowers topped with red domes.
Hamburg DOM festival is known as one of the most exciting events in the life of the city. This majestic event is very popular among foreign tourists. Hamburg DOM is considered the most … Open
If you do not want to fly by plane, then visit one of the attractions of Hamburg. This is St. Michael's Church. It was built in 1762. There is an observation deck here. It is equipped at an altitude of 106 meters. You will enjoy the panorama of Hamburg here. The central part of the city, the port, the Speicherstadt district, and the famous Alster Lake will appear in front of you.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Hamburg
♥   Restaurant 'The Table Kevin Fehling' Hamburg. Type - Creative. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'VLET' Hamburg. Type - Modern cuisine|Country. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'DIE BANK' Hamburg. Type - International. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casse-Croûte' HAMBURG. Type - Classic French|Traditional cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bistro am Fleet' HAMBURG. Type - International. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Hamburg
♥   Castle 'Castle Bergedorf' , 15.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Lauenburg' , 41.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Eutiner Schloss' , 77 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Walk through hidden local streets, sneak to a small cafe, breathe and enjoy Hamburg from inside. Stay out from the beaten track during your city weekend, discover the soul of Hamburg as a real travel gourment. Follow our guide, take one of the exclusive services and spend your time in Hamburg unforgettably and with a full passion!
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