Dialog Im Dunkeln
Hour-long, pitch-black journey with a blind guide through recreated natural and urban landscapes, giving you a memorable impression of...
High Flyer Balloon
You can simply wander through its intriguing streets, look down on it from the High Flyer Balloon , which lifts you 150m into the air...
This intimate, galleried venue with a central stage is fond of cutting-edge adaptations of classics and cinema (for example, from...
A favourite with city office workers, high-quality Chinese, Thai and Japanese cuisine is served at impressively low prices, especially...
Lonely Planet review
One of the city’s most remarkable buildings lies to the south in the Merchant’s District. The brown-brick Chilehaus is shaped like an ocean liner, with remarkable curved walls meeting in the shape of a ship’s bow and staggered balconies that look like decks. Designed by architect Fritz Höger for a merchant who derived his wealth from trading with Chile, the 1924 building is a leading example of German expressionist architecture. It’s situated alongside other so-called ‘Backsteingotik’ buildings (Backstein refers to a specially glazed brick; gotik means ‘Gothic’).