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Visitors Guide to Hamburg

With the Elbe River and the Alster Lake, its boulevards, public places and parks, Hamburg is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the heart of Europe. The Hamburg Metropolitan Region is home to more than five million people, who treasure its unique waterside location and the cosmopolitan atmosphere of this liveable metropolis. With its port and its strong economy, this dynamically growing, international trading metropolis offers a highly attractive business environment. International sport and culture events, shopping and leisure opportunities, street festivals and a vibrant nightlife lure millions of visitors here each year.

Whether by air, rail or road – Hamburg has excellent transport links with all world regions. Hamburg Airport provides direct connections to Europe, North America, Africa and Asia. Along the Intercity-Express route (ICE), Berlin can be reached in 90 minutes by rail. As a major German motorway hub, Hamburg has excellent links with the whole of Central and Northern Europe.

Water gives life. People strive for proximity to water – and find it in Hamburg like nowhere else. This metropolis on the water is incomparable and has a unique character. Almost 2,500 bridges – far more than in Amsterdam, London and Venice combined – cross the innumerable watercourses between the Elbe, Alster and Bille. Its maritime flair, fresh air, and Hanseatic cosmopolitanism make Hamburg the finest city in the world for many people. With the North Sea and the Baltic Sea in easy reach, the Hamburg Metropolitan Region is seen as one of Germany’s favourite holiday areas. To discover the face of Hamburg, you will embark from the Elbe landing stages (Landungsbrücken) on a round trip through the harbour and the historic Speicherstadt district. You will pass the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, the city’s new landmark under construction, and HafenCity Hamburg, Europe’s largest urban development project

With the Elbe River and the Alster Lake, its boulevards, public places and parks, Hamburg is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the heart of Europe. Discover all that Hamburg has to offer. Find out more on the sights in Hamburg

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With the Elbe River and the Alster Lake, its boulevards, public places and parks, Hamburg is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the heart of Europe. Discover all that Hamburg has to offer. Find out more on the Lower Elbe

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