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  1. Germany
  2. Hamburg
  3. Speicherstadt

Hamburg: Historical Warehouse District and Hafencity Tour

Product ID: 205441
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Immerse yourself into the world of the Port of Hamburg. Experience the symbiosis of history in the Speicherstadt and the modern spirit of the HafenCity.
About this activity
Duration 105 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
German, Dutch, English, Japanese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the breathtaking panorama along the edge of the harbor
  • Marvel at luxurious and impressive buildings in the modern district of HafenCity
  • Walk over the bridges of the historic Speicherstadt warehouse district
  • Learn all about the exciting history of the Port of Hamburg
  • Visit an original carpet store in a 100-year-old building
Full description
Enjoy the maritime flair and learn about the historic background of the port and the city in general. Learn how Hamburg became the largest metropolis in the European Union that is not a capital.

The tour starts at Kehrwiederspitze, right next to the Speicherstadt warehouse district. The first part of the tour will focus on the history of the warehouse complex and its development from the industrial revolution to the 21st century. In 2015, the Speicherstadt was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your well-versed guide will explain what makes it so unique. If possible, you will visit a traditional oriental carpet retailer. 

The second part of the tour is dedicated to Hamburg’s newest and most modern district, HafenCity. See Hamburg’s future urbanity at the HafenCity Information Centre, which features a detailed scale model. Explore the urban regeneration project and learn about city building and gentrification. Hear about the political, social, and economic aspects of the project. Finish the tour in front of the Elbe Philharmonic and hear comprehensive information about this new landmark of Hamburg.
Includes
  • Professional tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee to Elbe Philharmonic Plaza

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• Please note that it can be windy at the harbor
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From £17.63 £13.22 per person

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Product ID: 205441