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Hamburg Dungeon

Hamburg Dungeon: Our most recommended tours and activities

Hamburg: Hamburg Dungeon Admission Ticket

1. Hamburg: Hamburg Dungeon Admission Ticket

The Hamburg Dungeon brings the darkest period's of the city's history to life in an entertaining way. The state-of-the-art special effects and professional actors provide a very special kind of live entertainment. The live actors step into historical roles and take you on a journey through 600 years of Hamburg's murky past in interactive shows. The visitor attraction in the historical Speicherstadt district presents 11 different shows on a 90-minute tour and offers plenty of action on 2 fun rides. Visitors can embark on an unusual journey on the "Elevator of Doom". You can also discover the dark years of the Plague or try to save the pirate Klaus Störtebecker from execution. Defend yourself before the mercy of the inquisition and face the revenge of a restless spirit - with a twinkle in the inquisitor's eyes and the opportunity for lots of fun.

Hamburg: Elbphilharmonie, Speicherstadt & HafenCity Tour

2. Hamburg: Elbphilharmonie, Speicherstadt & HafenCity Tour

Discover Hamburg's Speicherstadt, HafenCity, and the Plaza of the Elbphilharmonie on a guided walking tour. Learn about what these three iconic landmarks from your local guide, seeing them first-hand. Meet near the Elbphilharmonie for this tour and see what this part of Hamburg has to offer. Your guide will wait for you with your tickets. Enter the building via the longest escalator in the world, the "Tube". Pass the panoramic window and get to the majestic Plaza. Ass you stroll through the building, learn what is so unique about this masterpiece and its concert hall. Get a deep insight into the background of the Elbphilharmonie, leaving no questions unanswered. Unfortunately, the concert halls can't be visited. After having seen the "Elphi", continue your tour outside to get to know more of Hamburg. Discover the historic Speicherstadt warehouse district and listen to the explanations of your guide. Then, cross over to the modern Hafencity and marvel at its futuristic buildings. There are many celebrities living in this part of the city, such as the Klitschko brothers and Helene Fischer.

Hamburg: Speicherstadt and HafenCity Tour

3. Hamburg: Speicherstadt and HafenCity Tour

Immerse yourself in the contrasting world of Hamburg, with both its historic Speicherstadt and its new, modern HafenCity. Although the houses of the Speicherstadt were designed by different architects, they present nevertheless a harmonic bigger picture, completed by single buildings with exposed elements. The Speicherstadt was built not aiming not at beauty but convenience. Head over to the HafenCity with its modern, sophisticated architecture that has also spawned impressive buildings. Walk among these interesting buildings and enjoy the maritime flair. The Elbe Philharmonic Hall lies at the end of the HafenCity and Speicherstadt. This exciting and controversial project in Hamburg's HafenCity is an impressive building that began construction in 2007.

Hamburg: Self-Guided Port Walking Tour with Mobile Game

4. Hamburg: Self-Guided Port Walking Tour with Mobile Game

Explore the port of Hamburg with a self-guided smartphone tour and messenger-based game. Make your way through HafenCity and Speicherstadt as you help a dock worker out of a tricky situation. Pass landmarks and listen to your audio guide as it provides commentary on local history and facts. Start your experience by downloading the tour game (a code to start the tour is provided after booking on your confirmation voucher). Then head to the Jan Fedder Promenade at Baumwall. Your self-guided tour and game experience, SOS in the Harbor, begins with a call for help. The dock worker Fiete must have had a bit too much to drink last night and cannot remember what happened. It is up to you to help him. Be guided across Hafencity and Speicherstadt, going by popular attractions such as the Hamburg Dungeon and over bridges and canals. Reach Sandtorhafen for a clear view of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall. As you reach important hotspots, learn background information about Hamburg's landmarks and attractions via visuals and audio files. The tour continues to the Störtebeker monument and the former Hanover Train Station before a hidden photo spot opens up to a view of the Fleetschlösschen. The tour route and game ends at the Kornhausbrücke. With a little luck and a lot of puzzling skills, Fiete will be happy once again.

Hamburg: Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour

5. Hamburg: Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour

Maximize your time in the fascinating city of Hamburg with an informative self-guided walking tour of the sights that contribute to its nickname as the 'Gateway to the World'. Admire the incredible architecture of the Elbphilharmonie, and marvel at the craftsmanship of a replica of Hamburg and other cities in the Miniatur Wunderland. See important historical landmarks such as Rickmer Rickmers and Mahnmal Sankt Nikolai, and take a leisurely stroll through the beautiful greenery of Planten un Blomen. Savor the spectacle of the St. Pauli Elbetunnel, an amazing feat of engineering, and say hello to the Beatles as you meet statues of the band, who played regularly in Hamburg, in Beatles-Plat. Feel the adrenalin as you scare yourself senseless in Hamburg Dungeon, during a 90-minute show displaying 600 years of history.

Hamburg: Private Warehouse District & HafenCity Walking Tour

6. Hamburg: Private Warehouse District & HafenCity Walking Tour

Experience Hamburg’s HafenCity and the famous port warehouse district Speicherstadt on a private guided walking tour. See the Miniatur Wunderland and the Hamburg Dungeon as you explore the largest warehouse district in the world. After meeting your personal guide for the day, head to Hamburg’s port warehouse district, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spices, coffee, and tea were once the most important goods stored and traded in this district’s historic buildings. Today, the ancient warehouses are home to oriental rug merchants and attractions such as the model railway museum Miniatur Wunderland and the Hamburg Dungeon. In direct proximity, the city’s youngest district HafenCity is under construction. Architects and city planners are creating a new district with flats, offices, parks, leisure facilities, and Hamburg’s new concert hall, Elbphilharmonie. 

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What people are saying about Hamburg Dungeon

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,076 reviews

The groups are quite large, unfortunately. Precisely because of Corona, it would be advisable to lead the group with a maximum of 20 people, since you are necessarily close to each other.

A very informative tour peppered with small anecdotes. Kudos to our guide Stefan. The time flew by.

Has paid off. Our guide was very knowledgeable and was able to prepare everything very well.

Great experience, great actors. It was a lot of fun and you learned a lot about Hamburg.

It was a really great experience. Excitingly presented. We learned a lot