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Hamburg Tour: The Harbor, St. Michaelis Church & City Hall

1. Hamburg Tour: The Harbor, St. Michaelis Church & City Hall

Explore the best parts of Hamburg with local guides. Take in Hamburg's most exciting locations and collect helpful tips on how to make your visit to Hamburg an unforgettable experience. Learn more about Hamburg's history. Marvel at the freshly renovated St. Michaelis Church, and the innovative 1762 additions of the second Michaelis Church. Get to know the new constructions that are actually over a century old, and the historical buildings that are younger than you think. Find out more about Hamburg's St. Michaelis Church, the Great Fire of 1842, and how Hamburg rapidly transformed from a city of narrow alleys and post-and-beam buildings into a modern business hub. Your path leads you through the alley quarter, and past the "island" called Fleetinsel in the inner-city to the City Hall.

Hamburg: 2.5-Hour Discovery Tour

2. Hamburg: 2.5-Hour Discovery Tour

Experience over a thousand years of history on a 2.5-hour walk through Hamburg’s Old Town. Hear how Hamburg become one of the world’s most important ports and how the story of a headless pirate haunts the city. Your guide will tell you about what happened in Hamburg during WWII. Discover all this and more on Hamburg’s best walking tour. Take in the key sights of Hamburg, including the Rathaus, historic Deich Street, St. Nikolai Memorial, Speicherstadt, Kontor House, Elbphilharmonie and the Boatmen’s Church. Along the way, hear how Barbarossa, Störtebeker and how a whole host of Hamburg’s colorful characters built the Free City into the cosmopolitan cultural wonderland it is today.

Hamburg: Self-guided Smartphone Old Town Tour

3. Hamburg: Self-guided Smartphone Old Town Tour

Explore Hamburg’s historic center with a self-guided smartphone tour and messenger-based game. As you walk around the inner city looking for clues to help Maya get her memories back, you’ll see some of the city's most iconic sights and learn about their colorful past.   Your adventure begins outside the majestic building of the Kunsthalle - Hamburg’s historic art museum. Follow the clues to the Jungfernstieg where you can gaze out across the waters of the Binnenalster lake before checking out the stylish shopping mile of Mönckebergstraße. As your adventure continues to the Old Town, marvel at the ornate facade of the neo-Renaissance City Hall, the Colonnades, and the 19th Century Gänsemarkt. Finally, you’ll discover the famous destroyed church of St. Nicholas and find out it is connected to your mystery game.

Hamburg: Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour

4. Hamburg: Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour

Maximize your time in the fascinating city of Hamburg with an informative self-guided walking tour of the sights that contribute to its nickname as the 'Gateway to the World'. Admire the incredible architecture of the Elbphilharmonie, and marvel at the craftsmanship of a replica of Hamburg and other cities in the Miniatur Wunderland. See important historical landmarks such as Rickmer Rickmers and Mahnmal Sankt Nikolai, and take a leisurely stroll through the beautiful greenery of Planten un Blomen. Savor the spectacle of the St. Pauli Elbetunnel, an amazing feat of engineering, and say hello to the Beatles as you meet statues of the band, who played regularly in Hamburg, in Beatles-Plat. Feel the adrenalin as you scare yourself senseless in Hamburg Dungeon, during a 90-minute show displaying 600 years of history.

Hamburg: 2-Hour Tour of the Historic Old Town

5. Hamburg: 2-Hour Tour of the Historic Old Town

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: Town Hall, Speicherstadt, and HafenCity Tour

6. Hamburg: Town Hall, Speicherstadt, and HafenCity Tour

Enjoy a tour between the Hamburg Town Hall and HafenCity. From the Town Hall, cross the Trostbrücke to reach the war memorial, St. Nicholas's Church, and the historical Deichstrasse. Pass through the Speicherstadt (warehouse district) to the cruise ship terminal in HafenCity. The tour continues along the Elbe River to the Elbe Philharmonic Hall, the Landing Stages, and the Baumwall metro station. Learn about the Great Fire of 1842, and discover how Hamburg developed from narrow streets and passageways with half-timbered houses to a modern commercial city in such a short amount of time. Throughout the day, learn about how the city changed over the centuries through historical images.

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The experience with Liviu was wonderful from the second he introduced himself! He, not only taught me the best way to pose for photos but also gave insightful narratives about the various tourist spots/popular landmarks within Hamburg. I loved the cues he gave during the photoshoot. My photos are fabulous! A must do experience with Liviu for an enriching holiday experience!

For a person who is not exactly relaxed in front of the camera it was great to have a shooting session with Liviu. Good tips on how to relax and pose, useful brakes in between and an excellent final result. Much appreciated and will definitely recommend further!

I had a great experience with Liviu! He is very creative and patient. I learned how to pose and i got the best professional photos. I would totally recommend him. Can't wait for the next photoshoot! Thank you so much.

Cool experience. I could learn a lot about posing from Liviu. He not only gives you insider tips on how to pose and what to pay attention to but also tells you about Hamburg's history and landmarks.

The photo shoot wasn't just a great way to build my modeling portfolio, it was also a lot of fun! Liviu is an amazing person and his humor will make you laugh!