1. Germany
  2. Hamburg
  3. Altona

Hamburg: Tour of Trendy Ottensen District (in German)

Product ID: 44556
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Explore Hamburg’s colorful and varied Ottensen district on a leisurely walking tour. Learn more about the history of the former working class district and its recent developments. See old factories that are now cultural sites.
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Duration: 120 - 150 minutes
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German
Wheelchair accessible

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Highlights
  • Learn and see how an old workingclass neighborhood has become a trendy and expensive residential district
  • Experience multicultural diversity and a colorful art scene
  • Enjoy a casual tour of the city's most popular residential district
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Explore the trendy district of Ottensen on this tour of Hamburg and learn about its history and its transformation from an industrial workers' district to one of the city's most popular residential areas.

Today, Ottensen is characterized by its colorful street life and lively cultural scene. See old factories like the Moth, the Factory or the Zeisehallen, which have been converted into cultural sites.

Learn more about the controversy surrounding Altona’s apartment complex Neue Mitte (New Middle), and the discussion with the Jewish community about building the Mercardo department store over an old Jewish cemetery. Hear interesting stories about everyday life in old Ottensen, and let the day ring out in one of the district’s many pubs or restaurants.
Includes
  • Tour
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks

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Meeting point

S-Bahn station Altona/ Ottenser Hauptstraße exit at Blume 2000, Hamburg.

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Stadtführungen Hamburg News

Product ID: 44556