Alsterarkaden (Alster Arcade), Hamburg

Alsterarkaden (Alster Arcade), Hamburg

Alster Arcade is an attractive shopping area overlooking Hamburg's waterways. The bright white arches reflecting in the waterway create an area reminiscent of Venice.

Alster Arcade was designed by architect Alexis de Chateauneuf and built in 1846. Its construction after the Great Fire of 1842 was part of Hamburg's architectural revival. Walk along the canal while window shopping, or stop at one of the many attractive cafes.

The covered walkway provides shade during the summer and protection from the rain. Even during the winter, guests enjoy sitting outside and enjoying the beautiful views.

Alster Arcade is especially attractive at dusk as the city lights are reflected in the waterways.

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Alsterarkaden (Alster Arcade) on Map

Sight Name: Alsterarkaden (Alster Arcade)
Sight Location: Hamburg, Germany (See walking tours in Hamburg)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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