#Speicherstadt – Hamburg’s #UNESCO World Heritage

Speicherstadt, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is an architectural and cultural gem located in the heart of Hamburg, Germany. The district is famous for its stunning brick architecture, which was used in the construction of the buildings in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The district was built as a free port to facilitate […]

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Uncovering the #JewishHamburg

Where #JewishLife once prospered in #Hamburg Hamburg’s city quarter #Grindel is well-known as the #JewishQuarter although today only a few traces are left of the former prosperous #JewishLife. Walking through it with the appropriate information though, makes it possible to #DiscoverGrindel and its #JewishHistory. #Hamburg was one of the cities with the largest #JewishPopulation before […]

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New EXBO @ WFTGA

HamburgGuideSarah hands over her seat in the EXBO of WFTGA For a year now, I have been co-opted member of the Executive Board of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations. I have learned so much and have experienced highs and lows – thanks to the pandemic. I had a lot of fun and have […]

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Hamburg receives 4 – The Alsterhaus

The Alsterhaus Somewhat unnoticed, due to ist location a bit off site in Hamburg – and often mixed up with the shopping mall „Alsterhaus“ at Jungfernstieg, the Alsterhaus was built in 1903 at the Inner Alster Lake at the corner of Ferdinandstraße/Ballindamm. As a member of the Bürgerschaft in Hamburg, president of the association of […]

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Hamburg Receives 3 – The Hübner Haus

Staircase up and Staircase down in the Hübner Haus The Hübner-Haus at the corner Neuer Wall/Poststraße in Hamburg is definitely worth a detour as it accommodates at mini museum of the former Café Hübner, a café which served especially for the ladies of Hamburg’s high society between 1884 and 1961. At the beginning, this was […]

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