Trostbrücke: Our most recommended tours and activities

Hamburg: Selfguided Audiotour "Old Town and City Center"

1. Hamburg: Selfguided Audiotour "Old Town and City Center"

With our app-based audio tour, you can discover the most important sights on a walk through Hamburg. The Audiowalker App shows you the way and provides you with interesting facts about history and architecture. Duration: approx. 1.5 hours Distance: approx. 2.5 km Audio length: approx. 42 minutes Available languages: German, English The Audiowalk will take you to: - Africa House - Alster Arcades - Old Post Office - Bishop's tower - Cathedral Square - House of the Patriotic Society - Heinrich Heine Monument - Hygieia Fountain - Jungfernstieg - St. Nikolai memorial - Town hall - St. Peter's Church - Trostbrücke How the Audiowalker App works: 1. download the app for iOS or Android 2. activate the code in the app 3. start immediately or later (your code is valid for 1 year) 4. to save mobile data, you can download the tour in advance (in the WLAN) You can start the tour at the meeting point or any other stop on the route. The tour is designed as a roundtrip. This means you arrive back where you started.

Hamburg: Guided Walking Tour

2. Hamburg: Guided Walking Tour

Explore the northern German metropolis of Hamburg on foot and learn more about the fascinating stories of Hamburg and its history. Take a guided walk from the lively city center to the waterfront with views of one of the biggest ports in the world. See the famous historic warehouse district, now home to the Spice Museum, the biggest model railway in the world, the Hamburg Dungeon, and more. Experience port facilities dating to the reign of the Kaiser and see how they have been turned into urban quarters. Finally, discover the HafenCity district, a growing area of novel inner-city architecture and public spaces on the Elbe. Admire the fascinating Elbphilharmonie and impressive harbor vistas.

The Kiez-Captain Hamburg city tour & Speicherstadt tour

3. The Kiez-Captain Hamburg city tour & Speicherstadt tour

The city tour through the Hanseatic city between the Alster and the Elbphilharmonie 1200 years of exciting Hamburg history with the Alster, town hall, UNESCO World Heritage Site Speicherstadt, Hafencity and the new Elbphilharmonie concert hall Find out more about the great Hamburg fire of 1842 Hear stories of the Great Hamburg Flood of 1962 Get information about a poodle on the roof and Hamburg's seafaring history Learn more about the destruction of Hamburg in the World War at the St. Nikolai Memorial Hear the history of seafaring between Hans Albers and the old and new port on the Elbe

Hamburg: Private Tour Down Town around City Hall

4. Hamburg: Private Tour Down Town around City Hall

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.

Hamburg: Private - Town Hall, Speicherstadt, Elbphilharmonie

5. Hamburg: Private - Town Hall, Speicherstadt, Elbphilharmonie

Embark on a captivating private Hamburg city tour, a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the essence of our city. Crafted years ago and continually refined, this tour promises to provide you with the ultimate Hamburg experience. Our journey commences in front of the city hall, a neo-renaissance marvel showcasing Hamburg's historical opulence. The intricate architecture, a testament to the city's wealth, unfolds a fascinating narrative. As we traverse the grand entrance hall, delving into the Hamburg government's customs, we stand before a fountain adorned with mystic statues, each with its own intriguing story. The city hall and former stock market, entwined in history, stand opposite each other; today, the building accomodates the chamber of commerce. A short stroll leads us to the remnants of Hamburg's first port, Nicolaifleet from the 12th century. Nearby, the ruins of St. Nikolai church, a poignant memorial to World War II's impact on Western Europe, captivate visitors. Our path then reveals historic, protected merchants' residences on Deichstrasse, preserving the 17th-century charm spared from WWII destruction. Standing on a floating bridge, glimpse Nicolaifleet, unless it's low tide. Explore charming sights, with opportunities to dine, savor ice cream, or indulge in whiskey tastings along the street. Our adventure takes a leap into the 19th-century warehouse district, now a Unesco World Heritage site known as Speicherstadt. Here, we may visit a coffee roastery amid red brick warehouses that once housed goods delivered by flat ships. Our journey through the centuries concludes in the 21st century with HafenCity, Europe's pivotal city planning project. Witness modern city planning and state-of-the-art architecture before the tour culminates at its pinnacle – the spectacular Elbphilharmonie, inaugurated in 2017 and hosting concerts with the world's foremost musicians. Immerse yourself in Hamburg's rich tapestry, where history seamlessly blends with contemporary marvels.

Hamburg : Old town Walking Tour With A Guide

6. Hamburg : Old town Walking Tour With A Guide

Wander through cobblestone streets, tracing the narrative of the city's evolution from the medieval era to its present vibrancy. Pause by the majestic Hamburg Town Hall, an architectural gem exemplifying neo-Renaissance grandeur, and absorb insights into its pivotal role as the city's governmental hub. Traverse the poignant grounds of St. Nikolai Memorial, bearing witness to the solemn remnants of WWII bombings and stories of resilience echoing through its ruins. Cross the historic Trostbrucke, a venerable link between past and present, steeped in historical significance. Indulge your senses along Deichstrasse, a culinary haven adorned with traditional Hamburg fare, before immersing yourself in the maritime legacy of the UNESCO-designated Speicherstadt, marveling at the erstwhile warehouses' architectural splendor. Conclude your odyssey with a glimpse of modernity at the Elbphilharmonie, an architectural masterpiece shaping Hamburg's cultural landscape, as your guide illuminates its innovative design and cultural significance.

Hamburg: City & Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial Tour

7. Hamburg: City & Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial Tour

Take in the multifaceted history of Hamburg with a private guided tour of the city and visit to the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Soak up the history of Hamburg's old town center with your private driver and explore the Neuengamme memorial for two hours at your own pace with an audio guide. After being picked up from your hotel, start at the neo-renaissance Town Hall. Continue to the 14th-century Deichstrasse and St. Nicholas’s Church. Head into the medieval city and explore Hamburg’s trendiest district, Speicherstadt. Marvel at the modern architecture of the Elbphilharmonie. After the city tour, continue to the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Starting in the main camp, visit the former barracks, the SS guardhouse, watchtower, and the House of Remembrance. Next, see three of Neuengamme’s preserved satellite camps: Bullenhuser Damm, Poppenbüttel, and Fuhlsbüttel. Explore the camp's Rose Garden for the Children of Bullenhuser Damm and the Peace Tree Memorial. Contemplate the stories of the more than 40,000 people who died here as a result of starvation, disease, forced marches, and brutal treatment before being dropped off at your hotel.

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The tour was very interesting, making the stones alive and the history of the city very tangible. Birgit demonstrated great sense of humor and kept us connected throughout the tour. Thank you

Very helpful introduction to the city's history in a good and entertaining way.

Everything explained well and clearly! Friendly guide. Was open to questions.