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Elbphilharmonie

Welcome to one of the most Europe's most exciting recent architectural creations. A squat brown-brick former warehouse at the far west of HafenCity was the base for the architecturally bold Elbphilharmonie, a major …
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Vlet in der Speicherstadt

Right by the pedestrian bridge, Vlet has three different menus (plus a children's version) and the recurring theme is the intersection between contemporary flair and German traditional dishes – options include labsk…
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Miniatur Wunderland

Even the worst cynics are quickly transformed into fans of this vast miniature world that goes on and on. The model trains wending their way through the Alps are impressive, but slightly predictable. But when you se…
Classical Music in Speicherstadt & HafenCity

Elbphilharmonie

Attending a concert here is an essential part of visiting Hamburg's most exciting architectural icon. With a full program, a number of different performance spaces and world-leading acoustics, it's a terrific experi…
Museum in Speicherstadt & HafenCity

Internationales Maritimes Museum

Hamburg's maritime past – and future – is fully explored in this excellent private museum that sprawls over 10 floors of a revamped brick shipping warehouse. Considered the world’s largest private collection of mari…
Bistro in Speicherstadt & HafenCity

Fleetschlösschen

Timelessly cute, this former customs post overlooks a Speicherstadt canal and has a narrow steel spiral staircase to the toilets. There’s barely room for 20 inside, but its outdoor seating areas are brilliant in sun…
Museum in Speicherstadt & HafenCity

HafenCity InfoCenter

You can pick up brochures and check out detailed architectural models and installations that give a sense of the immensity of the project; there's a scale model of the whole city. The centre offers a program of free…
German in Speicherstadt & HafenCity

Oberhafen Kantine

Since 1925, this slightly tilted brick restaurant has served up the most traditional Hamburg fare. Here you can order a 'Hamburger' and you get the real thing: a patty made with various seasonings and onions. Roast…
Museum in Speicherstadt & HafenCity

Kaffee Museum

Coffee has always been an important part of Hamburg's trading scene and this excellent museum takes you through this history and has a live roasting demonstration. Try the resulting brew in the cafe. Check out the w…
Museum in Speicherstadt & HafenCity

Speicherstadt Museum

A century-old warehouse is the atmospheric backdrop for exhibitions on Hamburg’s trading past, especially within its namesake district. There are sometimes demonstrations on the trade in tea or coffee; check the web…