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Hamburg: Guided Walking Tour for Harry Potter and Magic Fans

1. Hamburg: Guided Walking Tour for Harry Potter and Magic Fans

Join this walking tour to discover the hidden gems of Hamburg that could have served as the background for a Harry Potter movie, including "Diagon Alley". Learn fun facts about the mystical creatures scattered across the city, as you walk past St. Nicholas' Church, Deichstraße, and Alsterarkaden. Meet your guide outside the impressive Town Hall and embark on your guided adventure. Take in the river views at Alsterarkaden and stroll down the Jungfernstieg promenade. Admire the picturesque buildings of Deichstraße and the gothic St. Nicholas' Church. Head off the beaten track and visit the secret corners of Hamburg that only locals know about, and test your knowledge of Harry Potter. Also, learn about the history of the city of Hamburg and its history.

Hamburg: Haunted Walking Tour

2. Hamburg: Haunted Walking Tour

Experience the spooky atmosphere of Hamburg at night on a walking tour in the footsteps of the city's ghosts. Skip the wild party atmosphere of St. Pauli and the Reeperbahn and learn what really goes on after dark! Prepare to be spooked by witches and demons as you visit eerie locations and haunted sites. Get a feel for the evil atmosphere of the city, under the protection of St. Catherine, as you make your way from St. Catherine's Church to the mystical Speicherstadt. Search for ghosts in the fabled "Quarter of the Crooked Moon" before wandering the old-fashioned streets around St. Nicholas' Church.

Hamburg: Private Portrait Photoshoot Walking Tour

3. Hamburg: Private Portrait Photoshoot Walking Tour

See great landmarks like St Nikolai Memorial Church, Rathaus City Hall, and the Speicherstadt. Learn the art of posing from your guide as you go, and receive professionally-edited digital photographs after your experience. Meet your photographer and guide for a relaxing walk. Take part in an activity which is perfect for singles, couples or groups. Encounter the sights of Hamburg while learning how to look at your best on camera. Benefit from instruction and learn tips and tricks from your photographer. Experience using light, layers, depth, and composition to perfect your photo. Discover which props you can play with to not only de-stress and create a candid-looking image. Immerse yourself in some of Hamburg's quintessential locations as you go. After your tour, receive 20 professionally edited photos in digital format to keep forever.

Hamburg: 2.5-Hour Discovery Tour

4. Hamburg: 2.5-Hour Discovery Tour

Experience over a thousand years of history on a 2.5-hour walk through Hamburg’s Old Town. Hear how Hamburg become one of the world’s most important ports and how the story of a headless pirate haunts the city. Your guide will tell you about what happened in Hamburg during WWII. Discover all this and more on Hamburg’s best walking tour. Take in the key sights of Hamburg, including the Rathaus, historic Deich Street, St. Nikolai Memorial, Speicherstadt, Kontor House, Elbphilharmonie and the Boatmen’s Church. Along the way, hear how Barbarossa, Störtebeker and how a whole host of Hamburg’s colorful characters built the Free City into the cosmopolitan cultural wonderland it is today.

All-in-One Hamburg Shore Excursion from Kiel Port

5. All-in-One Hamburg Shore Excursion from Kiel Port

Make the most of your time onshore and explore Hamburg on a guided tour from Kiel. Learn about Hamburg's essential role in the historic Hanseatic League, visit the ruins of St. Nicholas Church, and stroll down Hamburg's oldest street, Deischstrasse. Meet your driver in front of your cruise ship just after docking and climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned bus. After a relaxing journey, arrive in Hamburg and meet your local tour guide. Enjoy a stroll through the historic heart of Hamburg and see the stunning Town Hall. As you walk, learn about Hamburg's role in the Hanseatic League from your guide. Continue to cross the ancient Trost bridge and visit the St Nikolas Church. As you stand next to this burnt-out shell of a church, learn how it acts as a way to remember the near-total destruction of the city during World War II. Leave the church and head down Deichstrasse, the oldest street in Hamburg. As you walk down this historic street, enjoy the view of the nearby Elbe River. Before returning to the bus, continue wandering down the river and through the scenic Landungsbrucke river walk. Drive over to the UNESCO World Heritage site, Speicherstadt, and see where historically traders stored their goods. Explore the Hafencity, the newest area of Hamburg which includes the iconic Elbphilharmonie. After your guided tour ends, enjoy 1 hour to explore Hamburg on your own. Grab lunch, buy some souvenirs, or explore one of Hamburg's museums. After returning to Kiel, you will have about 1.5 hours before your cruise departs, giving you time to explore Kiel or relax with a coffee.

Berlin, Hamburg, Tallinn & Helsinki Cruise Ship Tour Package

6. Berlin, Hamburg, Tallinn & Helsinki Cruise Ship Tour Package

This package is designed specifically for cruise ship passengers whose cruise ship docks in Warnemünde, Kiel, Tallinn and Helsinki. The package includes a 10% discount on the total price and encompasses: - a 12-hour tour to Berlin from the port of Warnemüde - a 7-8 hour tour to Hamburg from the port of Kiel - a 7-hour tour of Helsinki and Porvoo - a 5-hour tour of Tallinn. Each of the tours is conducted with a modern, air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking tour guide. The details for each of these tours can be found under our Get Your Guide profile: https://www.getyourguide.com/essence-of-berlin-s60953/

Hamburg: Guided Walking Tour in Danish

7. Hamburg: Guided Walking Tour in Danish

Gain insight into Hamburg's 1200-year history on a guided walking tour of the city in Danish. See important sights and listen to interesting stories as you make your way around Germany's largest port city. Originally a Saxon marketplace, Hamburg developed into a leading member of the Hanseatic League in the Middle Ages and is today one of the world's largest ports, and a lively economic and cultural center. Join a licensed guide on a walking tour of the city to find out where Hamburg was founded and how it became what it is today. Learn why fire played such an important role in the city's development and why Hamburg's Old Town is actually quite new. Pass by Hamburg's impressive Townhall and see the St. Nikolai Memorial, a church bombed by Allied forces during Operation Gomorrah in 1943 which now houses a WWII memorial and museum. Visit the Speicherstadt, the largest warehouse district in the world. See Hamburg's residential and business district, HafenCity, and marvel at the imposing Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. Your tour comes to an end here and offers the ideal opportunity for you to explore the Elbphilharmonie Plaza and public viewing platform on your own. 

Hamburg: Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour

8. 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: Self-guided Smartphone Old Town Tour

9. Hamburg: Self-guided Smartphone Old Town Tour

Explore Hamburg’s historic center with a self-guided smartphone tour and messenger-based game. As you walk around the inner city looking for clues to help Maya get her memories back, you’ll see some of the city's most iconic sights and learn about their colorful past.   Your adventure begins outside the majestic building of the Kunsthalle - Hamburg’s historic art museum. Follow the clues to the Jungfernstieg where you can gaze out across the waters of the Binnenalster lake before checking out the stylish shopping mile of Mönckebergstraße. As your adventure continues to the Old Town, marvel at the ornate facade of the neo-Renaissance City Hall, the Colonnades, and the 19th Century Gänsemarkt. Finally, you’ll discover the famous destroyed church of St. Nicholas and find out it is connected to your mystery game.

Hamburg: Town Hall, Speicherstadt, and HafenCity Tour

10. Hamburg: Town Hall, Speicherstadt, and HafenCity Tour

Enjoy a tour between the Hamburg Town Hall and HafenCity. From the Town Hall, cross the Trostbrücke to reach the war memorial, St. Nicholas's Church, and the historical Deichstrasse. Pass through the Speicherstadt (warehouse district) to the cruise ship terminal in HafenCity. The tour continues along the Elbe River to the Elbe Philharmonic Hall, the Landing Stages, and the Baumwall metro station. Learn about the Great Fire of 1842, and discover how Hamburg developed from narrow streets and passageways with half-timbered houses to a modern commercial city in such a short amount of time. Throughout the day, learn about how the city changed over the centuries through historical images.

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What people are saying about St Nikolai Memorial

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great shooting, professional tips to present natural photos. His relaxed manner takes away the fear of posing. The location on the Reeperbahn at night gave the rest.. great sister shooting. Look forward to the pictures. What we have seen in advance is promising

Really a Great experience if you want to have some awesome professional pictures & you want to learn about photography and while having a lot of fun posing! the tour guide is a very nice guy with a lot of knowledge

It was just great. A great photographer who shot us wonderful photos with lots of tips. Anytime again and only to be recommended! Thank you for the great experience

Great round through the evening Hamburg with nice anecdotes!

Sehr toll mit spannenden Geschichten. Empfehle ich weiter!