Dubbed as the “gateway to the world”, Hamburg is a progressive city with a maritime spirit that infuses the entire city, a renowned cultural diversity and a bourgeois charm.
Renowned for its breathtaking architecture, its large port and its liberal attitude, Hamburg drips with diversity and a nautical spirit that defines and shapes the city. The mixture of attractive architecture, interconnecting waterways, grand hotels, wealth streets, and fine restaurants give the city it’s rebel attitude, and offers an endless array of attractions, palaces, and stores.
The second largest city in Germany is a place where you can walk through green spaces, relax by large lakes, visit museums, hang by the port, explore its maze of canals that snake through the city, or get cultured at one of its many grand theatres and music venues.
Here are some of the top things you can do in Hamburg:
- The Port of Hamburg – Definitely one of the city’s most famous and most visited top attractions, this square is the epitome of beauty, with picturesque colors, a pedestrian trains, and a large bridge that spans the entire harbor.
- Kunsthalle Hamburg – This is one of the top galleries in all of Germany, with local artists, Dutch artists and a collection of French paintings as well.
- Hamburg Rathaus – A large building that represents the City Hall with neo-renaissance architecture and over 647 rooms. You can enjoy guided tours inside, and go shopping at the nearby Mönckebergstrasse.