This historical tour through Hamburg brings you closer to the history of the Hanseatic city. The unique underground bunker system, the pneumatic post and the Mönckebergstraße shopping street are just a few of the highlights!
What to Expect
If you are interested in the history of Hamburg, then this is the perfect tour for you! You will learn interesting facts about the history of the city and simultaneously visit places like the first harbor basin of the Hanseatic city, inaugurated in 1189.
In addition to the wealth of information from your professional tour guide, you will also have many fantastic photo opportunities. During the tour you will learn about the largest German underground bunker system, which contains over 700 bunkers – a truly exceptional history. Take a closer look at Hamburg’s first pneumatic post, which was put into operation on 24 October 1864, or the famous promenade on the Mönckebergstraße, affectionately referred to as “Mö” by the locals. Get exciting information about the Great Fire of 1842, which raged for 4 days and destroyed large parts of the old town. Also learn why Hamburg changed its look from narrow streets and passageways with half-timbered houses to a modern commercial city within a short space of time.
- Professional tour guide
- City tour
Know Before You Go
Tour route: Hamburg Central Station, Mönckebergstraße, St. James' Church, Sprinkenhof, Chilehaus, Reichenstraßen, Africa House, St. Nicholas' Church, Trostbrücke, Chamber of Commerce, Hamburg Rathaus.
Alternative tour times are available and can be requested via GetYourGuide.