Discover Hamburg

1.8 million

Hamburg, Germany is a vibrant port city located in the northern part of the country. It's one of Europe's oldest cities and has become an important cultural hub over centuries. Hamburg is known for its bustling nightlife, international restaurants, and picturesque canals that meander through the city. The Old Town (Alstadt) is home to many historical buildings like St Michael's Church and the 16th-century Deichstrasse House, while modern attractions like Speicherstadt Warehouse District are also popular tourist stops.

The warehouse district is a network of canals and brick warehouses filled with museums, galleries, shops and cafes, making it one of Hamburg's most visited spots. Other attractions include visiting Planten un Blomen Park to see its beautiful gardens or taking a boat tour along the Elbe river for some stunning views of the city skyline.

Hamburg also has several interesting historical facts about its past; for example it was home to composer Johannes Brahms who wrote his Academic Festival Overture whilst living there in 1880. There were also several significant battles fought on Hamburg's grounds during World War II which made it one of Germany's most heavily destroyed cities during that period in history.

Best time to visit

Month Temp (Min/Max) Avg. Weather Touristy Mark
January -1°C / 5°C
February 0°C / 6°C
March 0°C / 8°C
April 3°C / 13°C
May 6°C / 18°C
June 10°C / 21°C
July 6°C / 18°C
August 12°C / 23°C
September 9°C / 19°C
October 6°C / 13°C
November 2°C / 8°C
December 0°C / 5°C