HAMBURG – Germany


Hamburg is essentially a waterside city. You can take trips on canals within the city, on the large Alster lake or into the huge port on the River Elbe. Riverside entertainment area has developed from old warehouse district. Don’t miss the Sunday fishmarket and jazz brunches – you’ll be in good company with 100,000 other visitors. St Pauli entertainment area. Reeperbahn still brothel country. Memorial to the Star Club where the Beatles and others learned their trade. Wide range of shopping – Gil Sander HQ in the city – multicultural, cool Ottensen district. St Michael’s finest protestant church, which has three organs; regular concerts and amazing 22-ton marble pulpit. Altona was heavy industrial area but now media industry and loft homes have revived it. World’s biggest pizza oven ?? Old Commercial Room restaurant… interior like a ship. Check out its remarkable men’s room with a Gothic throne ! Gastwerk Hotel – was an 1896 gasworks – wonderful post-industrial design statement. Duration 15’15”