Galleries in Hamburg Walking Tour, Hamburg (Self Guided)

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.
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Galleries in Hamburg Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Galleries in Hamburg Walking Tour
Guide Location: Germany » Hamburg (See other walking tours in Hamburg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Author: Gloria
Tantus Photo Galerie

1) Tantus Photo Galerie

This is a fascinating exhibition of international photographers on various topics. The large format of the photos, new techniques and a creative approach to exhibitions will bring an unforgettable experience to the visitors. The TANTUS gallery began in 2005 and is located in the center of Hamburg.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 11 am – 6 pm
Galerie Herold‎

2) Galerie Herold‎

Here you can find images, photographs and texts of different artists. Rainer Herold, the owner of the Galerie, opened it in 1978. The first publication, edited in 1981, was about Friedrich Kallmorgen (1856-1924), a forgotten Impressionist. The owner devoted himself exclusively to the study of the top artists of Hamburg in 1870-1950, published books and catalogs and helped young artists to acquire a new recognition. Several other branches of his gallerie can be found throughout the city.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 11 am – 6 pm; Saturday: 11 am – 3 pm
Hans Mathias Galerie

3) Hans Mathias Galerie

The Hans Mathias Galerie gives you the opportunity to enjoy paintings and freehand drawings from the XVI-XIX centuries. You can find the works of artists from numerous countries, namely England, Germany, France, etc.

They include paintings, drawings and prints by well-known artists such as Albrecht Dürer, Philips Koninck, Carel Fabritius, etc. This gallery also displays rare paintings of well-known artists.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 11 am - 1 pm; 3 pm - 6 pm
Galerie Udo Lindenberg

4) Galerie Udo Lindenberg

Udo Lindenberg will fascinate you with his irregular approach to art. It is fun to discover his paintings, collages, comics and drawings. His works emerge from breaking the laws of classical art and dazzling us with the creative approach, as well as with the materials used to make his art works.
Galerie Commeter

5) Galerie Commeter

The gallery Commeter opens a world of painting, sculptures and photographs to you. This old gallery's beginnings date back to 1821. The beautiful design of the gallery's location in the central part of Hamburg is already an art within itself. The exhibition of classical works together with the modern art is a great thing to see.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 11 am - 6 pm; Saturday: 11 am - 4 pm
Steiff Galerie

6) Steiff Galerie

The Steiff Gallerie opens its doors to you as you enter the world's oldest plush toy. Here you can hear and see the history of the toys since 1880. Margarete Steiff, a founder of the manufacturing plant, was sewing her first toys in this gallery. In time company expanded and became the world's top brand.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am - 7 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm
Flo Peters Gallery

7) Flo Peters Gallery

The Flo Peters Gallery is an exhibition, containing mostly last century's black-and-white photography with some collections of modern photography as well. It is located in the famous building called Chilehaus. The two floors of the building, with several ongoing exhibitions, are located on 800 sq meters.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12 pm – 6 pm; Saturday: 11 am – 3 pm
The Deichtorhallen

8) The Deichtorhallen

The Deichtorhallen is an internationally recognised modern art and photography museum, located between the Kunstmeile and HafenCity in central Hamburg. The gallery is housed within two glass and steel buildings, constructed in 1913 in the short lived industrial style. They are built on the site of the former Berliner Banhof, a train station with services to the German capital. Coincidentally, the terminus for these services, Berlin’s Hamburger Banhof, is also now a modern art museum.

The two buildings are accessed through a walk through instillation by Matthies, and a Richard Serra sculpture can be found at the front of the museum complex. Several other esteemed contemporary artists are featured inside the gallery, both from Germany and abroad. They include Gilbert & George, Mario Merz, Lillian Bassman and Martin Parr. The museum has grown in popularity since 1989, when it became council owned. Since then it has put on a range of internationally successful art and photography exhibitions. Admission is 9 Euros for adults, 6 Euros for children, students and senior citizens.

Operation hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm; First Thursday of the month: 11 am – 9 pm

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.
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
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
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
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 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...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Hamburg for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Hamburg has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Hamburg, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.