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Hamburg: Old Town Walking Tour - Town Hall to Speicherstadt

Product ID: 42044
Be amazed by Hamburg and its history during this walking tour of the Old Town. Explore the town hall, the old town, the cathedral square, and the Port of Hamburg with a proper Hanseatic citizen.
About this activity
Duration: 1 - 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
German
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn more about the Hammaburg Castle, where the city was founded
  • Explore Hamburg's charming old town, including the beautiful town hall and splendid historical office buildings
  • Follow the traces of times long gone against the perfect backdrop of the ruins of the St. Nikolai Church and the historical Deichstraße
  • Discover the first Port of Hamburg and explore Hamburg's many charming canals and bridges
Full description
Get insight into Hamburg, its history and its locals during this fascinating city tour. Start your tour at the beautiful town hall, where the architecture and the symbolism of the sculptures will tell you a lot about Hamburg's traditions, as well as the self-awareness of its inhabitants.

Continue to the St. Petri Church, the oldest church building in the city, and walk to the Cathedral Square, where the city was once founded with the castle known as Hammaburg. Listen to stories about people called 'Pfeffersäcke' and 'Insassen,' who transformed the castle into a city. Hear about the Vikings and the old traditions of the beer brewers, who helped make a rising city out of Hamburg.

Cross the Trost Bridge and continue to the Port of Hamburg. Pass splendid historical office buildings, beautiful canals, and the ruins of the St. Nikolai Church. At the end of your tour, visit the warehouse district called Speicherstadt and admire its unique charm.
Includes
  • Walking tour
  • German-speaking tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note: This walking tour can also be booked as a longer walking tour for up to 2.5-hours, depending on the group. If you book the longer tour, you will also visit the Kontorhausviertel with the Chilehaus, a longer part of Hamburg's famous shopping street called Mönckebergstraße, the inner courtyard of the town hall with its beautiful Hygieia Fountain, and you will walk a larger loop around the Jungfernstieg and the Binnenalster. Please note that this tour takes place in German.

From US$ 192.82 Per group up to 10

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based on 28 reviews

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Eine spannende Führung, vielfältig und gut erzählt.

Die Altstadt-Tour war der perfekte Einstieg für einen Hamburg-Besuch. Voller Herzblut und Begeisterung für dieses Stadt spannte Herr Mathewes den Bogen von der ersten Siedlung über die Hanse, den großen Brand bis zur Bedeutung als Seehafen heute. Fragen zu Bus und U-Bahn wurden beantwortet, sodass man bereits eine gute Orientierung für weitere Unternehmungen bekam.Ebenso wurden uns die unterschiedlichsten Einkehrmöglichkeiten gezeigt. Eine spannende Führung, vielfältig und gut erzählt. Sogar mein zehnjähriger Sohn hat die Tour gut überstanden, auch, weil er immer wieder einbezogen wurde. Umfangreicher, als der Titel vermuten lässt.

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September 6, 2016

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October 8, 2018

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Die Führung mit dir hat uns allen gut gefallen. Keinem ist aufgefallen, dass es dein „erstes Mal“ war. Weiter so... Gerade die nicht allgemein bekannten Dinge machen eine Tour besonders.

September 15, 2018

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Product ID: 42044