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Hamburg: City Center and Speicherstadt Bike Tour

1. Hamburg: City Center and Speicherstadt Bike Tour

Set off on a discovery tour of Hamburg and immerse yourself in the city’s most iconic landmarks and districts on this cycling tour. Listen as your guide explains the history behind the harbor city and hear tales behind all the impressive sights. Choose from a variety of tours with different durations and destinations like the Elbphilharmonie, Speicherstadt, Old Harbor. Peddle on easy-to-bike paths through this flat city with well-maintained cycling equipment.  Meet your guide and get set up with your bike. Make your way through the the Speicherstadt, a UNESCO world heritage site in the eastern part of the city. While here, admire the unique 19th-century brick architecture which rests in the water on millions of oak poles.

Hamburg: Speicherstadt and HafenCity 2-Hour Tour

2. Hamburg: Speicherstadt and HafenCity 2-Hour Tour

Explore the historical Speicherstadt (warehouse district) and the modern HafenCity on this walking tour through Hamburg. The Speicherstadt achieved worldwide recognition in the 19th century as a trading center, with spices, coffee and oriental carpets as some of the most important products.  During the tour through the UNESCO cultural heritage site, the gigantic and worldwide biggest connected depot complex, explore the magical "Fleetschlösschen" and the most frequently photographed motif within the Speicherstadt, the "Wasserschloss". Moreover, stop by the town hall of Speicherstadt and admire its special architecture characterized by its typical neo-Gothic style. At the end, finish the tour at the world-famous Chilehouse in the Kontorhaus district. Gain insider knowledge of the Elbe Philharmonic Hall and hear funny stories from the Speicherstadt.

Hamburg: Speicherstadt and Hafencity Guided Tour

3. Hamburg: Speicherstadt and Hafencity Guided Tour

Explore Hamburg from new Elbphilharmonie through to the historic Speicherstadt and on to the futuristic Hafencity. Enjoy a guided tour of Elbphilharmonie, this masterpiece of architecture with its abstract front is situated like a crown over the harbor and is the new landmark of the city.  Travel from the Elbphilharmonie to the Kaiser, past the Miniaturwunderland with the world's largest model railway, the old coffee roasting plant and the spice museum to the Magellan Terraces right across the Speicherstadt. Here you will follow in the footsteps of the Hanseatic merchants, the so-called Pfeffersäcken. The cathedral-like inner courtyards on the Dutch Brook make it clear that it was not the church but trade and money that determined everyday life in Hamburg.  After this journey to the past, visit the newest and most modern part of the city, Hafencity. This offers the perfect contrast to the Speicherstadt and shows with sophisticated and environmentally friendly buildings what is architecturally possible today.

Hamburg: City Center Walking Tour

4. Hamburg: City Center Walking Tour

Today, Hamburg is known as a modern and busy city, but how did it develop into the modern big city of today? Explore the different epochs of Hamburg’s city history on a sightseeing walking tour. After meeting your guide, embark on a tour of Hamburg’s historical, cultural, and inspiring heart. Known for its canals, Hamburg City Center is home to much more than just these impressive waterways. Discover how history shaped Hamburg’s urban development and pick up expert insight about the neo-Renaissance town hall. Make your way onto other famous landmarks where you’ll have the unique opportunity to ask your knowledgeable guide any burning questions and really get an insight into the city.

Hamburg: UNESCO-World Heritage Sites Tour

5. Hamburg: UNESCO-World Heritage Sites Tour

Experience a varied walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the famous Chilehaus, as well as the traditional warehouses of the Speicherstadt district. Throughout this walking tour, you will explore two fascinating districts, each of which represent the dynamic development of Hamburg. You can journey back in time to one of the most exciting epochs of Hamburg: The prominent Kontorhäuser (office buildings). These buildings exemplify economic growth and worldwide influence, and tell stories of clerks and money counting tables. Discover the exceptional variety of Hamburg's Speicherstadt and its surroundings. Admire old storehouses, new dock promenades, brick facades, canals, modern architecture, and fantastic views overlooking the river Elbe. See the most important buildings in the Magdeburg Port, such as the International Maritime Museum and the Überseequartier.

Hamburg: Scavenger Hunt through the City in German

6. Hamburg: Scavenger Hunt through the City in German

Discover the Hanseatic city of Hamburg in a playful and unusual way with the city game Hamburg. The Route Hamburg City I will lead you to the most famous sights of Hamburg's city center. On your tour, you will see Mönckebergstraße, the town hall with the stock exchange and the old post office. Go past Jungfernstieg with the Alsterhaus as well as the colonnades, before your scavenger hunt ends at "Planten un Blomen". How the city game Hamburg works: You will find 16 sealed and numbered envelopes in the city game box. In these, you find small tasks that need to be solved. Led by the clear and unambiguous directions, you make your way through Hamburg on foot or on your bike. Decipher the riddles to find your way to the next place of interest. The solution of every task gives you the number of the next envelope, you need to open. You do not know in advance, in what order the envelopes of the scavenger hunt must be opened. Detailed background information on the history or even the present-day use of every sight is provided. You decide when you want to start your scavenger hunt through Hamburg and also how long you want to linger at the different stations. Enjoy an enigmatic and exceptional tour and interrupt your scavenger hunt, whenever you feel like it.

Hamburg: Bike Tour of the Speicherstadt & Old Harbor

7. Hamburg: Bike Tour of the Speicherstadt & Old Harbor

Enjoy a tour of the old docks by bicycle in the Hanseatic City of Hamburg. Experience a multi-faceted excursion over the Alster to the Chilehaus, through the Speicherstadt in the east and over to the Elbquartier.  Enjoy a visit to the German Greenpeace Center, then travel further over the Baakenbrücke into the Baaken Harbor. Take in a panoramic view of the Freihafenbrücke, then ride along the Moldau Harbor to the Hafen Museum in Hamburg. Immerse yourself in the maritime atmosphere as you pause for a coffee, before continuing over the Argentinienbrücke and the Steinwerder district, through the old Elbe Tunnel, then back to St. Pauli.

Hamburg: Speicherstadt Quest Smartphone App Game

8. Hamburg: Speicherstadt Quest Smartphone App Game

Discover the largest warehouse district in the world on a smartphone scavenger hunt in Hamburg's Speicherstadt and the Kontorhaus district Solve puzzles and riddles as you make your way thorugh buildings that stand on timber-pile foundations. Complete tasks to uncover information about the city.  Download the tour and make your way to the starting point by Miniatur Wunderland to begin playing. Press 'start' to be introduced to your mission and receive your first location-based task. Have the freedom to play by yourself or with friends. Pause and resume the game whenever you wish.  Challenge yourself with minigames as you make your way to sights like the red-brick Chile House or the German Customs Museum. Admire the Brick Gothic architecture of St. Catherine's Church and the waved roof of the waterside Elbphilharmonie. Complete each task to find out exciting information and stories about Hamburg. Once you have completed all the tasks, receive a summary of your game and a code to collect your award. Compete with Sir Peter Morgan's other contenders on the leaderboard.

Hamburg: City Center and Speicherstadt Walking Tour

9. Hamburg: City Center and Speicherstadt Walking Tour

Explore the northern German metropolis of Hamburg on foot and learn more about the fascinating stories of the city and its history. With a trusty guide, 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. As Europe’s second biggest port, Hamburg has always been open to adventurers and travelers from around the world. You’ll also visit the UNESCO-listed warehouse district called Speicherstadt, which translates from German to ‘City of Warehouses’. Spend some time admiring its unique charm and listen to facts about the largest warehouse district in the world to be built on timber pile foundations. Tour the city center, home to the beautiful town hall. Here the architecture and the symbolism of the sculptures will tell you a lot about Hamburg's tradition and past history.

Hamburg: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

10. Hamburg: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the imposing Hamburg Rathaus, in the center of the city! Visit St. Petri, with its unique high tower and explore the Chilehaus with its unique red beauty. Take a photo of St. Nicholas' Church and let yourself get lost in the historic St. Katharinen, one of Hamburg's oldest churches. Learn about Hamburg's history with the sea through the International Maritime Museum. Even the famous Kesselhaus will fill up your mobile phone memory. Admire the Speicherstadt Museum which will teach you about the history of trade. See, walk, and learn about the "carpet" made by artist Frank Raendchen, while the Hohe Brücke(where the tour ends) will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

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