Historic City Centre Free Tour

Tour information

The 2 hour long City Centre free walking tour, offered by Robin and the Tourguides, is an excellent way to get to know a little more about Hamburg’s history as well as see the city’s highlights. The guides will use their acquired knowledge to educate you on Hamburg’s dramatic history, its striking ups and downs and glorious medieval past. Learn how Germany became a giant in the world of economics, see memorials from World War II, and even the romantic part of the city — the wonderful Deichstraße. Witness a city that spans 1200 years of history from Charlemagne to the new harbor neighborhood and the city’s newest landmark, Elbphilharmonie. Lastly, you’ll visit the striking Town Hall and the five main churches of the city, including the legendary St. Michael’s Church.

Tour information

Join a free walking tour where you learn more about Hamburg’s dramatic history, its rise and fall, and visit the city’s most important monuments and sights. Hamburg was an important economical hub and the centre of the Hanseatic League, has experienced a major destruction on the Great Fire and the following second World War. The city spans over 1200 years and stands today as a modern metropolitan city.

The tour features a visit to many of Hamburg’s important sights such as the grand Town Hall, the famous Kontorhousen, St. Nikolas Memorial, Speicherstadt, the Elbhphilharmonie, and the fascinating harbour front.

Come and walk with a knowledgeable guide who will introduce the city in great details!

This tour includes:

The majestic Town Hall — Hamburg's famous Kontorhouses — St. Nikolas Memorial — Speicherstadt — Elbphilharmonie — St. Michael's Church — The harbor front — Hafencity with the spectacular Symphony Hall

    Traveler Reviews

  • “Jenny was great!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June2, 2016

    Jenny was a great tour guide, she explained a lot about Hamburg and even brought along her 4 month old puppy! I would definitely recommend this tour.

  • “2 tours and both great”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 30, 2016

    Yes a City Centre tour with Rhonda, and a Sankt Pauli tour with Brent. Both really nice people and good knowledge passed on. Thank you.

  • “Great tour with Ralph!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 29, 2016

    Tour with Ralph was great! I really liked his description of history of Hamburg — it was the fine ratio of facts with stories.And we were lucky with the weather — it was sunny whole day!

On arrival

Take the U3 to station «Rathaus». Starting point is directly in front of the town hall´s main entrance.

Things to note

Tour is wheelchair accessible. Intoxicated guests will not be admitted. a fair amount of walking is involved.

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From 11:00 to 13:00
Rathaus (town hall) main entrance
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