Famous Bridges of Hamburg, 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!
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Famous Bridges of Hamburg Map

Guide Name: Famous Bridges of Hamburg
Guide Location: Germany » Hamburg (See other walking tours in Hamburg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Author: Gloria
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Lombardsbruecke

1) Lombardsbruecke

The Lombard Bridge is a road and rail bridge over the river Alster in Hamburg. It was named after the Lombard pawn shop situated here in 1651. The original wooden bridge was replaced in 1865. The 69-meter long bridge spans the river Alster in three arches between Inner and Outer...   view more
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Reesendammbrücke

2) Reesendammbrücke

This bridge crosses the Kleine Alster (Little Alster). It was built in 1843. The name of the bridge comes from the corn mill's owner, and was situated here centuries ago. People are attracted to this bridge to get a wonderful view of the river with the swans, to whom they can feed a piece of...   view more
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Trostbrucke

3) Trostbrucke

The Trostbrucke is a small, historic bridge which crosses the Nikolaifleet, one of many narrow inlets connecting the city’s docklands to the River Elbe. Located to the south west of the city centre, it once marked the boundary between Hamburg’s old and new towns. The city has expanded to the south since then, but the two statues on the bridge celebrate the ancient and modern founders of the city. They are Bishop Ansgar, the founder of the cathedral, which was once found in the old town, or...   view more
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Heiligengeistbrucke

4) Heiligengeistbrucke

The Heiligengeistbrucke, bridge of the Holy Spirit, got its name from the ensemble of hospitals, monasteries and fortresses by the name of Holy Spirit, located in the vicinity in the Middle Ages. It is richly decorated with sculpted reliefs and elegant iron...   view more
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Slamatjenbrücke

5) Slamatjenbrücke

One of the lesser-known bridges is the Slamatjenbrücke in the district of Neustadt at the Ludwig-Erhard Street, which crosses the Alster. Since its completion in 1959, it has served as a road bridge. It contains the stone relief of two talking women, which is really worth seeing. The bridge's name comes from the the meeting place of the women who were carrying water in the 17th...   view more
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Überseebrücke

6) Überseebrücke

Überseebrücke is literally translated as the Ocean Bridge; it is located at the St. Pauli's jetties. This covered bridge was built in 1930 and rebuilt after World War II. It serves as the main access to the port, where the museum ship Cap San Diego is...   view more
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St. Pauli Landing Bridges

7) St. Pauli Landing Bridges (must see)

The Landungsbrücken, or Landing Bridges, are found on the northern banks of the River Elbe in St. Pauli, one of Hamburg’s 109 ‘quarters’. St. Pauli is an inner city area lying north west of Hamburg city centre. In addition to the Landungsbrücken, which are one of the city’s great landmarks, this bohemian district is known for the Reeperbahn, Hamburg’s gritty red light district, as well as St. Pauli FC, the famously left leaning football club. The Landing Bridges are a transport hub...   view more
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Kersten-Miles Bridge

8) Kersten-Miles Bridge

The construction of the Kersten-Miles-Brücke in Hamburg in the district of New Town dates back to 1895-1897. It is named after the former mayor of Hamburg, Kersten Miles. The bases of the bridge include Miles Kersten and three other statues of personalities from ancient...   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.
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
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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Hamburg Architecture Walking Tour - 1

Hamburg Architecture Walking Tour - 1

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Galleries in Hamburg Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Nightlife of Hamburg Self-guided Tour

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