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Hamburg

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Bodies of Water
Gateway to the World
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World. A city-state of sorts, it enjoys a large degree of independence from the rest of the country. Hamburg is one of the most affluent cities in Europe. A center of media, industry, and finance, the city is the seat of one of the world's oldest banks. It's also home to more than 10,000 private businesses. Often cited as one of the friendliest and most livable cities in Europe, Hamburg is a popular vacation spot for both domestic and foreign visitors. Its proud mercantile background is reflected in the architecture of warehouses-turned-museums, such as the International Maritime Museum and Museum of Hamburg History. Hamburg is an open city that has never been shy of its success. Explore the vibrant neighborhoods near the water, known for their multicultural eateries, thriving music scene, and array of things to do. Plan your visit to Hamburg and other destinations in Germany using our Germany day trip planner.
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Popular things to do in Hamburg

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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8
Duration: 3h 30 min
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Walking Area
Speicherstadt
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Historic Walking Area
Alter Elbtunnel
4.6
Duration: 1 hour

Kid-friendly things to do in Hamburg

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Zoo
Tierpark Hagenbeck
4.5
Duration: 5 hours
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Garden
Planten un Blomen
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Neighborhood
Alster
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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History Museum
Museum of Hamburg History
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Hamburg

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Art Museum
Kunsthalle Hamburg
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
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Flea Market
Hamburger Fischmarkt
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Dialog in the Dark
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
International Maritime Museum
4.6
Duration: 4 hours

Side trips from Hamburg

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Garden
Herrenhauser Garten Hannover
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Landmark
Schnoor Viertel Bremen
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Theme Park
Heide Park Soltau
3.0
Duration: 8 hours
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Neighborhood
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) Lubeck
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Hamburg

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Specialty Museum
CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Mineralogisches Museum
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Genuss-Speicher
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Shopping in Hamburg

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Shopping
Jungfernstieg
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Harrys Hamburger Hafenbasar
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Duske und Duske
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Shopping Mall
Elbe Einkaufzentrum
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Room Escape Game
EscapeVenture
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Water Body
Port of Hamburg
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
4.9
Duration: 3h 30 min
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Government Building
Townhall
4.7
Duration: 1 hour

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