Hamburg: 2-Hour Tour of the Historic Old Town

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Hamburg: 2-Hour Tour of the Historic Old Town

From £187.76 per group up to 15

This historical tour through Hamburg brings you closer to the history of the Hanseatic city. The unique underground bunker system, the pneumatic post and the Mönckebergstraße shopping street are just a few of the highlights!

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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the old town halls of the impressive Hanseatic city
  • Marvel at St. Nicholas’ Church
  • Experience wanderlust by visiting the Africa House
  • Explore the Mönckebergstraße shopping street
  • Discover the old town of Hamburg and learn interesting details about historical events
  • Admire the unique Chilehaus and be impressed by its imposing appearance
  • Wallow in memories when you visit the Trostbrücke
Full description
If you are interested in the history of Hamburg, then this is the perfect tour for you! You will learn interesting facts about the history of the city and simultaneously visit places like the first harbor basin of the Hanseatic city, inaugurated in 1189. In addition to the wealth of information from your professional tour guide, you will also have many fantastic photo opportunities. During the tour you will learn about the largest German underground bunker system, which contains over 700 bunkers – a truly exceptional history. Take a closer look at Hamburg’s first pneumatic post, which was put into operation on 24 October 1864, or the famous promenade on the Mönckebergstraße, affectionately referred to as “Mö” by the locals. Get exciting information about the Great Fire of 1842, which raged for 4 days and destroyed large parts of the old town. Also learn why Hamburg changed its look from narrow streets and passageways with half-timbered houses to a modern commercial city within a short space of time.
Includes
  • Professional tour guide
  • City tour
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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      • Tour route: Hamburg Central Station, Mönckebergstraße, St. James' Church, Sprinkenhof, Chilehaus, Reichenstraßen, Africa House, St. Nicholas' Church, Trostbrücke, Chamber of Commerce, Hamburg Rathaus.
      • Alternative tour times are available and can be requested via GetYourGuide.
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      Prima Hintergrundinformationen zur Stadtgeschichte

      Wir hatten das Glück, dass wir alleine mit dem Guide unterwegs sein konnten. Die Erklärungen und das, was uns gezeigt wurde waren nicht nur inhaltsreich, sondern auch interessant dargeboten. Wir wurden auf viele Einzelheiten hingewiesen, die wir gar nicht bemerkt hätten. Ein paar Häuser haben wir betreten und da haben wir nicht nur das Innere bewundern dürfen, es wurden auch Erklärungen zur Geschichte der Häuser und teilweise der ansässigen Firmen gegeben. Das hat sich durch die ganze Tour gezogen. Wir können die Führung nur empfehlen, vor allem, weil wir den Eindruck hatten, dass unser Guide selber mit Begeisterung bei der Sache war. Vielen Dank dafür.

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      14 June 2017

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      Lack of content

      Not very comprehensive, too fast

      1 December 2011

      Successful and recommendable tour

      Can definitely recommend it.

      13 September 2011

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      Product ID: 2125