Hamburg: Historical Warehouse District and Hafencity Tour

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Hamburg: Historical Warehouse District and Hafencity Tour

From £84.38 per group up to 5

Immerse yourself into the world of the Port of Hamburg. Experience the symbiosis of history in the Speicherstadt and the modern spirit of the HafenCity.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 105 minutes
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Live tour guide
German, English, Japanese, Dutch
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the breathtaking panorama along the edge of the harbor
  • Marvel at luxurious and impressive buildings in the modern district of HafenCity
  • Walk over the bridges of the historic Speicherstadt warehouse district
  • Learn all about the exciting history of the Port of Hamburg
  • Visit an original carpet store in a 100-year-old building
Full description
Enjoy the maritime flair and learn about the historic background of the port and the city in general. Learn how Hamburg became the largest metropolis in the European Union that is not a capital. The tour starts at Kehrwiederspitze, right next to the Speicherstadt warehouse district. The first part of the tour will focus on the history of the warehouse complex and its development from the industrial revolution to the 21st century. In 2015, the Speicherstadt was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your well-versed guide will explain what makes it so unique. If possible, you will visit a traditional oriental carpet retailer.  The second part of the tour is dedicated to Hamburg’s newest and most modern district, HafenCity. See Hamburg’s future urbanity at the HafenCity Information Centre, which features a detailed scale model. Explore the urban regeneration project and learn about city building and gentrification. Hear about the political, social, and economic aspects of the project. Finish the tour in front of the Elbe Philharmonic and hear comprehensive information about this new landmark of Hamburg.
Includes
  • Professional tour guide
  • Entrance fee to Elbe Philharmonic Plaza
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • 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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    • Please note that it can be windy at the harbor
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    4.5 /5

    based on 35 reviews

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    • Guide
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    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Service
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    • Organization
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    4 August 2021

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    Informatief en interessant. Goede en aangename gids.

    27 July 2021

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