What's on in Hamburg
Witness some of John Neumeier finest ballets during the two-week 40th Hamburg Ballet Festival.
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The transport system includes rail, bus and harbour ferries. The rail services are focused on the city centre; there are three underground lines, six suburban lines and nine regional rail services which work all night in weekends and on public holidays.
The S1 operates from the airport to Hamburg Hbf and takes approximately 25 minutes. There is also a local bus.
Welcome to Hamburg - the best place to be for all shopping fans. Whether you are looking for designer labels, fashion trends or extraordinary presents, Hamburg will offer you an endless variety of shopping possibilities.
Belonging to the world's most exclusive shopping streets, visitors will find international top brands offering pure luxury.
Located in the heart of Hamburg and next to the main train station, this street is one of the top shopping addresses in Hamburg and belongs to the 10 most visited streets in Germany. Closeby there is the shopping arcade Europapassage and the Jungfernstieg, the most splendid boulevard in Hamburg.
Home to students, artist and alternative personalities, in this area fashion trends are made. An insiders' tip is the hidden street Marktstraße, where second-hand as well as unique designer clothes can be found.
Hamburg and the fish belong together, even when the North Sea is about 100 kilometres away. Find the Fischereihafen-Restaurant in the immediate vicinity of the famous fish market and indulge yourself with delicious fish specialities. Other meals are also available.
An absolute must for every visitor in Hamburg is the famous German Currywurst. Find one of the best restaurants in the heart of Hamburg's city centre.
Tasty food for little money can be found in one of the 25 Schweinske restaurants in and around Hamburg. One of the restaurants specialities are the delicious pork cutlets.
This Brazilian restaurant promises an absolutely culinary treat. The famous Rodizio-Meal starts with an amazing buffet, followed by the Cortadores (waiters) coming to your table to cut smoked pork chops, juicy steak, leg of lamb and much more onto your plate. Delicious side dishes like French fries, rice, black beans, vegetables and baked bananas will be served as well. It'll be a challenge, but you have to try everything!
Famous TV cook Tim Maelzer celebrates Northern German cuisine in a former cattle slaughterhouse in the trendy Schanzenviertel - but don't worry, there are also great treats for vegetarians!
Hamburg's landmark featuring the biggest German church clock and offering a great view over the city from its church tower. A great place to visit - try and visit during an organ recital to appreciate the full atmosphere of the church
Next to the historical Storehouse City (Speicherstadt) visitors will find the most exciting European urban development including the new Elbphilharmonie, a concert hall belonging to Hamburg's architectural highlights.
The largest model railway in the world. It is rich in detail and highlights many regions using the latest technology. Not just for rail buffs but for the whole family.
A piece of Hamburg's history with a fantastic view of the harbour area.
Go on a trip through a foreign and fascinating world. Blind and visually handicapped people will guide the visitors through this adventure exhibition.
Advance booking is required! Booking line: +49 (0)40 309 63 40
This market near Hamburg's landmark the Landungsbrücken (pier) has just about anything and everything on sale. There is a restaurant in the historic Fish Auction Hall, along with some live musical entertainment, to rejuvenate tired shoppers (From the 15th of March (summer): 5 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.; from the 15th of November (winter) 7 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.).
Near the St Pauli metro stop, you can go on a journey through the world of the Beatles.
No trip to Hamburg will be complete without visiting the unique sin mile Reeperbahn. This famous street offers a wide range of excellent music bars and fantastic night clubs.
Große Freiheit 36/ Kaiserkeller: This club belongs to the biggest party location in Hamburg and musicians like the Beatles, Robbie Williams and Kylie Minogue have appeared on the stage.
Thomas Read - Irish Pub: This pub offers daily live music as well as 14 different types of beer on tap (open 5 days a week).
Hofbräuhaus: Experience the south in the north. This Bavarian beer house offers everything that the famous Munich original has on offer: traditional live music (Thursday - Sunday), waiters in traditional costumes, hearty meals like roast pork, knuckle of pork, white sausages, Obatzda (specially garnished cream cheese), bretzel and not forgetting the delicious beer.
St. Pauli Reeperbahn: Hamburg's 'sinful mile', famous for its vibrant nightlife.