Cultural Tour of Hamburg, 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.
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Cultural Tour of Hamburg Map

Guide Name: Cultural Tour of Hamburg
Guide Location: Germany » Hamburg (See other walking tours in Hamburg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Author: Gloria
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Schmidt Theater

1) Schmidt Theater (must see)

The Schmidt Theater is a private theater in the Hamburg district of St. Pauli . It has two venues, the Schmidt Theater itself, and only a few steps away, "Big House" named Schmidts Tivoli . The theater was founded by entrepreneur Corny Littmann.

The Schmidt Theater opened its doors on August 8, 1988; Schmidts Tivoli opened in 1991 in the former Bavarian Hofbräuhaus. The Schmidt family owned it in the early days, that is, "Mr. Schmidt" Corny Littmann and Lilo Wanders...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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The Operetta House

2) The Operetta House

Back in 1841, the operetta house was a theatre. The building burned down in 1876, but was reopened only a year later. The Operetta House is known as a musical theatre since the 1920s. It was damaged several times during World War II, but was fully renovated in 2002. It holds an important position in Hamburg’s culture. Various stars perform here from the beginning of their careers to the climax of their...   view more
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Laeiszhalle

3) Laeiszhalle

The Laeiszhalle is Hamburg’s most popular concert hall, and regularly hosts internationally renowned classical performers and recitals. It is located on Johannes Brahms Platz, an elegant city square named after one of history’s finest composers, who was born in Hamburg. A striking neo-Baroque building, it hosts the Hamburg State Opera and Hamburg Music Festival each year. Formerly known as the Musikhalle Hamburg, it is named after F. Laeisz, a shipping company which founded the venue. The...   view more
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The Hamburg State Opera

4) The Hamburg State Opera

The Hamburg State Opera (in German: Hamburgische Staatsoper) is one of the leading opera companies in Germany. Hamburgische Staatsoper, the present building of the Hamburg State Opera, opened in 1678 and was rebuilt in 1955. The Hamburg State Opera dates back to January 2, 1678 when the "Opern-Theatrum" was inaugurated with a performance of a biblical Singspiel by Johann Theile. It was not a court theatre but the first public opera house in Germany established by the art-loving...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Ohnsorg Theater

5) Ohnsorg Theater

The Ohnsorg Theater in Hamburg is a stage where comedy is performed in Platt; it plays a major role in spreading the knowledge of this language. The theatre was founded by Dr. Richard Ohnsorg in 1902 as Dramatische Gesellschaft Hamburg, with the stated purpose of providing a stage on which plays in Platt could be performed. This was often not possible in other theatres, since Platt was generally considered to be a sign of low social rank and rather boorish. Plays, whether written in Platt, or...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Das Schiff

6) Das Schiff

Das Schiff is the name of the only seaworthy vessel theatre in Europe, and it is situated in Hamburg. The theater is located in an ocean-going, 32-meter-long vessel with a draft of 1.2 meters. The ship was that of Eberhard Moebius and in October 1975, his wife Christa decided to transform it into a floating theater. In a short time, the theatre became a typical part of Hamburg's culture, comedy and cabaret scene. Famous artists such as Gert Frobe, Heinz Reincke, Helmut Qualtinger...   view more
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The Deichstrasse Gallery

7) The Deichstrasse Gallery

The Deichstrasse Gallery was established in 1984 and exhibits over 1,000 objects. You can see the works of Hamburg painters and learn about the city through its own artists. The Gallery offers various additional services related to the art. It is one of the city's main galleries for Hamburg impressions, maritime art and framings.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am – 6 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 2...   view more

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.
Hamburg's Churches Walking Tour

Hamburg's Churches Walking Tour

Most of Hamburg's population belongs to the North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church and to the Roman Catholic Church. There are also numerous smaller Christian churches. Take this tour to discover the religious environment of Hamburg!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
City Orientation Walk I

City Orientation 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 overseas visitors. Here is the list of the top attractions in Hamburg

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
City Orientation Walk II

City Orientation Walk II

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 overseas visitors. Here is the list of the top attractions in Hamburg

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Famous Brewpubs in Hamburg

Famous Brewpubs in Hamburg

Hamburg, like any other city in Germany, is famous for its beer. Hamburg has a few brand names of beer that are considered among the best in the country. The brewpubs are the ideal place where you can taste genuine German beer and just have fun while in Hamburg. This self-guided tour will help you to find the best brewpubs in the city.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km
Kids Entertainment Hamburg Walking Tour

Kids Entertainment Hamburg Walking Tour

Hamburg offers attractions for people of any age, including children. Planetarium, museums, parks and specialized cafes are great places to spend time with your children. Take this tour to enjoy quality time with your little ones.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Nightlife of Hamburg Self-guided Tour

Nightlife of Hamburg Self-guided Tour

This guide includes the most visited attractions in the city of Hamburg. It is a great place for fun and relaxation after a busy day. A good insight on what modern life in Hamburg resembles. Take this tour to learn more about the city's night life.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km