How to Spend a Day in Hamburg, Germany

Germany, Hamburg Guide (B): How to Spend a Day in Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg is a northern Germany city, steeped with history, class, culture and classless culture. Germans love Hamburg. And so do tourists. 

I like Hamburg. I didn't find it anymore impressive than other big cities in Germany. Call me weird, but I found the smaller towns and cities more impressive, but hey everyone has their preferences. Hamburg is like a very unique mixed drink. Its a fusion of so many cultures and vibes it's hard to get a grasp of the city's identity. 

Hipsters love it for the seedy St. Pauli, reeperbahn and graffiti culture, where fine art junkies marvel at the magnificence of the city's art and cultural scene, and water lovers marvel at the grey skies over the port. Whatever you choose in Hamburg, you're bound to having a good time, rain or shine. 

As seen in the above image, Jungfernsteig is a waterfront promenade on the Binnenlaster. On land, explore a myriad of shops and department stores, cafes and independent shops in historical, Neoclassical buildings. The name, Jungfernsteig came about as a tradition of wealthy Hanseaten families who flaunted their unmarried daughters for eligible bachelors. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend a Day in Hamburg, Germany
Guide Location: Germany » Hamburg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
Read it on author's website: http://www.lemontreetravel.com/blog/how-to-spend-a-day-in-hamburg-germany
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Jungfernsteig
  • Speicherstadt
  • Kontorhaus
  • Chilehaus
  • Poggenmuhlen-Brucke
  • St. Michael Church
  • Kunsthalle
  • St. Pauli District