Hamburg - Placid waters and vibrant life
Hamburg, the second largest German city, is a beautiful mix of tradition & heritage with modern cosmopolitanism, creating a charming maritime metropolis. This old port city, on the river Elbe from the north sea, is decorated with many canals & boat-dotted tranquil lakes against a backdrop of buzzing cafés & restaurants, atmospheric nightlife, culture, arts & entertainment and impressive architecture, ideal for a wonderful city visit.
Hamburg has lots to see and do and a freetour.com recommended free walking tour is perfect for getting to grips with Hamburg's history and culture with a great guide as well as getting a genuine local perspective and helpful Hamburg tips. Free tours include key sights and locations like the Old town, Altstadt, & Neustadt, the century old & striking Speicherstadt complex of Gothic red-bricked warehouses, the majestic town hall, the splendid harbour and its market, centuries upon centuries of fascinating history and much more.
And after exploring the city you can relax in one of the many fantastic parks around lake Alster, do a spot of shopping on Spitalerstrasse or visit interesting museums & galleries like Dialog im Dunkelnor & Bucerius Kunst Forum. By night, visit the Reeperbahn, once a red light district now a famous kilometer-long night-time hot-spot of exciting bars, clubs, pubs & entertainment. Hamburg is definitely one for the to do list.