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The Bismarck Memorial, Hamburg

The Bismarck Memorial, Hamburg (must see)

The Bismarck-Denkmal, or Bismarck Monument, is located in Hamburg’s historic St. Pauli quarter. It is the largest and best known of over 250 worldwide memorials to Otto von Bismarck. Von Bismarck was a 19th century German statesman, credited with unifying many independent states into a unified Germany in the 1870s. Germany is a federal nation, composed of several semi-autonomous states, and frequently divided throughout the 20th century. Von Bismarck is credited as the first leader to truly create a German nation.

The Bismarck Monument stands on the Elbhöhe, a public park close to the Landungsbrücken in northern Hamburg. It was designed by Johann Emil Schaudt, and first unveiled in June 1906, eight years after the death of von Bismarck. Like most memorials of the esteemed leader, the Bismarck Monument takes the form of a tower, topped with a statue. These towers, built between the death of von Bismarck and the ascension to power of the Nazi party, can be found across Europe, in parts of Austria and Poland that once belonged to Germany, as well as in distant outposts of the German Empire, such as Cameroon, Chile and Papua New Guinea. The Hamburg tower is taller than any other, rising to 115 feet in height.

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Sight Name: The Bismarck Memorial
Sight Location: Hamburg, Germany
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Hamburg, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Hamburg

Create Your Own Walk in Hamburg

Creating your own self-guided walk in Hamburg is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Cultural Tour of Hamburg

Cultural Tour of Hamburg

The city of Hamburg is well known as a culturally rich citadel for different arts. Galleries, musical facilities and theatres exposing different styles and artists are open for everybody to enjoy the beauty of art. Take this tour to experience the cultural Hamburg.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
Hamburg Architecture Walking Tour - 2

Hamburg Architecture Walking Tour - 2

Magnificent, modern, breathtaking architectural projects in Hamburg, as well as classical and historical buildings from last century. Take this tour to discover the most attractive architectural constructions of Hamburg.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Galleries in Hamburg Walking Tour

Galleries in Hamburg Walking Tour

This tour will offer you insight on the cultural riches of Hamburg. The galleries in Hamburg cover modern and historical aspects of the city's culture. Take this tour to learn more about Hamburg's diversity.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 Km or 1.4 Miles
Famous Bridges of Hamburg

Famous Bridges of Hamburg

It appears that Hamburg made the Guinness Book of Records as the city with four and a half thousand bridges. This is more than Venice, Amsterdam and London put together! Take this tour to enjoy the unique design and history of Hamburg's bridges!

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
Hamburg Architecture Walking Tour - 1

Hamburg Architecture Walking Tour - 1

Hamburg is well known for the combination of its history, culture and the aspects of modern life in its architecture. The old buildings, harmonized with the recent, extravagant urban development, make for an unforgettable tour of the city. Take it to enjoy the vibrant and diverse beauty of Hamburg's buildings!

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 Km or 1.1 Miles
Hamburg Introduction Walk I

Hamburg Introduction Walk I

Hamburg is the second-largest city of Germany with a population of 1.8 million people, located where the river Elbe meets with the rivers Alster and Bille. With more than 120 000 enterprises such as factories, radio and television broadcasters and publishers it became the major media and industrial center in northern Germany. The city is also a major tourist destination both for domestic and...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 Km or 3.3 Miles