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“Very nice place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of HafenCity

HafenCity
Osakaallee 11, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
49 040 374726 0
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Private Tour: Speicherstadt and HafenCity Walking...
Ranked #28 of 137 Attractions in Hamburg
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Johannesburg
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“Very nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I liked the new place of Hamburg and the water area is a very refreshing part of a European city. The restaurants and buildings have a certain freshness to it. I stayed in the hotel there and I will get back there again.

Visited November 2013
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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“The harbour of Germany”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

walking, cruising, musicalls, elbertunnel, restaurants, ubahn, walking around, hop off hop on bus you find everything on the harbour of Germany. Pleasant place to be

Visited October 2013
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“Cool or dull; up to you”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I loved the place. It's not beautiful, it's certainly not the heart of Rome or Paris, or monumental in scale - apart from the excellent Maritime Museum - so if you're easily bored and you expect full tilt glamour and a constant parade of wonders, try somewhere else. What I found was a quiet, stress free jumble of modern architecture and old red brick, residential and commercial, all shot through with canals and docks.
I walked in from Jungfernstieg through the red brick warehouses of Speicherstadt and explored everything on foot. Finished up walking across Baakenhafenbrücke to climb the orange HafenCity viewing platform on a very wet day, looking over the harbour, then returning through the Unilever HQ - tiny market inside on a Saturday - and warming up in one of the eateries near the Kühne & Nagel university.

Visited September 2013
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Chittagong City, Bangladesh
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“Hafen City-Hamburg....a wonderful modern place with lot of funs.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Hafen city- as a first time traveler at this place, I saw & found this area through my own view- a fantastic place for any tourists.., foods, drinks corner, souvenir shop by the river Elbe, Tunnel Elbe, cruise on the river....all seems very well organized.During May till August is a good time to go this place & explore around.

Visited August 2012
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Hamburg, Germany
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“Hamburg's answer to Docklands! Even better....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a completely 'newly born' very centrally located district of Hamburg, much of it being built on Islands and land reclaimed from the port on the River Elbe. The Speicher-Stadt or district of Old Warehouses (as per the photo) are built on the edge of what is now 'Hafen (Harbour/Port)-City', they stem from the 18th/19th Centuries and add a historical flavour to this area. Most of the other buildings with innovative architecture are newly built. However everything blends in contributing to the 'ambience and elegance'. Apart from the Maritime Museum, the area offers other museums all within walking distance, as well as cosmopolitan restaurants, cafés, bars and shops. Since there is a variety to see here, such as ocean liners, cruise ships, the historic warehouses, the Maritime Museum and Mini-Wonderland, we bring many of our visitors (overseas and local) here. Hafen-City adds even more flair to Hamburg and sums up 'in a nutshell' the character of the City.

Visited June 2013
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