Step back in time to the early days of commercial shipping in a two and a half hour guided walking tour in Hamburgs Historic Warehouse District and UNESCO World Heritage sight.This historic part of the harbor is in great condition and invites you to enjoy an inside view into one of Germany’s most popular conservation areas. Cross the line between the brand new site of HafenCity and the historic building Stock and witness ancient times meets modern architecture.
Start the tour with a great view over the harbor area and plenty of yarned stories about historic sailing and cargo boats like the Rickmer Rickmers and the Cap San Diego.
The old free trade area invites you with the smell of freshly roasted coffee and the screams from the event museum “Hamburg Dungeon”, a walk-through ghost ride. Explore the ancient boiler house, which served the whole district with energy in the early 1900’s and nowadays displays a model of the district and the planned houses and buildings.
After your visit to the boiler house you will continue on to HafenCity and the historic harbor with its historic steam and sail boats.
Witness the amazing architecture of the new philharmonic hall “Elbphilharmonie” that is still under construction and then continue on down to the fine boulevards of HafenCity and the new shopping area.
Architecture, plenty of innovations will be part of this unique experience as you make your way to the water side. Perhaps you might even be able to catch a glimpse of a beautiful cruise boat anchoring right by the viewpoint were your tour will then conclude.
Enjoy a great impression of Hamburg, don´t miss this beautiful place right on the waterside and enjoy a fun, informative and, interesting afternoon in this vibrant city.