Historic Hamburg tour

How could Hamburg develop into a trend-setting, pulsating metropolis, and a modern city? Explore the different epochs of Hamburg's city history on a 2-hour city tour.

Starting with the origins of Hamburg, the time of the Hanseatic League, the great city fire, the colonial era and the industrial revolution, you will learn how history shaped Hamburg's urban development. On the way from the town hall to Deichstraße you will discover the oldest traces of the city. Take a look inside the representative office buildings and experience the picturesque flair of the last relics of the medieval old town. In addition to architectural highlights and insider tips, social aspects are also part of the tour.

In the vicinity of the new Elbphilharmonie, you can also get an idea of what the future of Hamburg might look like.

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2 hours


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  • What's included :
    • professional guide
    What's excluded :
    • food and drink
    • Entry/Admission - St Nikolai Memorial
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Nikolaifleet, Hamburg, Germany

    Heyday of the Hanseatic League

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Deichstrasse, Old Town, 20459 Hamburg Germany

    Great fire of 1842

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Altona City Hall, Platz der Republik 1 Altona, 22765 Hamburg Germany

    U. a. : Cholera epidemic, demolition of the Gängeviertel

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: St Nikolai Memorial, Willy-Brandt-Str. 60, 20457 Hamburg Germany

    War and reconstruction

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Hindenburghaus, Großer Burstah 31, 20457 Hamburg, Germany

    Also Afrikahaus, Hamburg's role in the colonial era

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Domplatz - Hamburg, Domplatz, Hamburg Germany

    Hamburg's beginnings as Hammaburg, Bischofsturm etc.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Rathausmarkt 17, 20095 Hamburg, Germany
    Departure Time :
    12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hohe Brücke 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Sightseeing Kontor

Activity ID: V-37635P18

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