Hamburg : Other things to do

Visit the Maritime Museum

You can find out about Hamburg’s seafaring past in this private museum, which is housed in a refurbished warehouse.

Fishmarket Hamburg

Visit the Fischmarkt

Every Sunday from 5 to 10 am there is a fish market in a district called St Pauli where you will see all kinds of fish for sale. Next door, you can hear live music from local bands.

See the city from an open-top bus.

Red double-decker buses tour the main sites of the city and the Alster Lake. You can get on and off the bus all day.

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Hamburg red bus
Hamburg boat

Take a boat

You can book boat tours of the harbour, the Alster and the many canals around them.

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Walk through the Altstadt

Hamburg’s old town was destroyed during the war but has been carefully restored. There is no shortage of cafes, shops, bars and restaurants. If you have time, you can book a guided walking tour of the city centre.

Hamburg old town

Do you want to find out more?

The English version of the Hamburg city website is full of information to help you plan your stay.

If that’s not enough, take a look at the Tourist Information Office website (also in English).

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