On-site training in the Composers’ Quarter

Today, we – the tourist guides of Hamburg Guides – were trained in the topic “Hamburg, a City of Music” on site in the recently opened composers’ quarter. A large group of tourist guides could get to know well or less known details about the composers Georg Philipp Telemann, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and Johann […]

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Through Hamburg in 60 minutes

Wow, what a tight schedule in this Hamburg Tour on 9th May 2015! Two days before the tour: “Sarah, the ship is eight hours late!”, one day before the tour: “Sarah, the ship is four hours late!”, two hours before the, meeting: “Sarah, the bus is 30 minutes late”, at the meeting: “Sarah, the bus […]

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Easter in St. Petri

Good Friday’s service and the following Easter Days and festivities are especially illustrated and highlighted through a window in the choir of our main church St. Petri of Hamburg. The “Easter Window” in the center of the choir – together with three further coloured glass windows above the altar – builds a collection of different […]

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Hamburg’s white spring heralds are back

Today was the day: Hamburg’s “swan father” Olaf Nieß and his team brought back our white animal spring heralds – directly amoung us onto the Alster Lake. Book keeping documents relating to the swans can be traced back to the 16th century. Since the 12th century they enjoy a special protection: It is not only […]

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