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Address: Brucke 1,, Hamburg, Germany
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: You can take a guided boat tour of the lake, or rent a canoe. There are...
You can take a guided boat tour of the lake, or rent a canoe. There are running/walking paths through the park, along with bars and cafes.
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although I went there at night but the view was great, it is an artificial lake, get frozen in December and January..I saw traces of ice but it wasn't fully frozen..I visited... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Doha, Qatar

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Doha, Qatar
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

although I went there at night but the view was great, it is an artificial lake, get frozen in December and January..I saw traces of ice but it wasn't fully frozen..I visited hamburg in mid February..

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Nice artificial lake inside og Hamburg. We had the lakeside view from our hotel. A lot of small sailboats and nice walks alongside. Well worth seeing when in this great town.

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england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great way to see the sights. Lots of interesting buildings to see. Knowledgable staff on the boats make the visit a must.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Nice boat trip on the Alster allows you to see a lot of a great part of the city from the water. A nice change from taking a tourist bus!

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Umeå, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

A boat trip along the lake and some of the narrow canals, looking at all the beautiful villas. A guide that knew a lot about many of the houses history.

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great Walking Experience in Heart of City. Well sign posted and lovely parks and views. Lots to see on the lake - canoes, rowing, sailing, boats.

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Essen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Its nice to be around Alstersee for a couple of hours. Alstersee is situated in the middle of the city and serving as a center for relaxation for the people. In summer, you can also do boating here in this lake.

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Gold Coast Queensland Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Rent a bicycle and spend a lot of time here. Stop often. Look around and soak up the design, the history and ambience!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

the lake is full of life during the summer. its a nice place for a morning run and/or a boat tour in the afternoon. Beautiful scenery. The boat tours are unfortunately in German but the scenery is still great

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Aabenraa, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you want to relax and enjoy the view take one of these boat rides. We took one that lasted about an hour. NOTE:THE ENTIRE TRIP IS ONLY IN GERMAN! Great activity if it is raining...covered glass boats If they would have had some one bilingual doing the tour German/English I would have given it 5 stars. Also, like one... More 

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