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Binnenalster

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Neighborhood: Neustadt
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Address: Hamburg, Germany
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The city's inner port area also serves as its commercial center with a wide...

The city's inner port area also serves as its commercial center with a wide range of shops and restaurants.

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Really really nice. But....

Our hotel was just round the corner from here so we walked around / past many times on our visit. A lovely place to eat / drink or just sit around as many people did. Lovely in... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2017
Tarndy
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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320 reviews
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Reviewed March 19, 2017

Our hotel was just round the corner from here so we walked around / past many times on our visit. A lovely place to eat / drink or just sit around as many people did. Lovely in the daytime with the spring flowers just starting to bloom and great at night time when it's all lit up. Really relaxing and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,035 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017

This is the smaller of the two artificial lakes in Hamburg. The lake is located near the town hall square and offers boat hiring, restaurants, cafés and a beautiful setting with a bridge as the backdrop. Especially beautiful after dark when it is dramatically lit.

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Connecticut
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598 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 873 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I was exploring Hamburg and came across the two man-made lakes formed from the Alster River. The Binnenalster is the smaller of the two. It is lined with large buildings and has a lovely water jet fountain shooting a large spray into the air. There is a walkway along the water's edge with places to relax and enjoy the views.

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880 reviews
664 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 389 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

It is the smaller of two artificial lakes created by ponding the Alster river. Great place to hang out, enjoy looking , taking in the nearby sights, like the Town Hall and the shopping streets. Enjoy watching the swans, pigeons, ducks. A calming place to unwind in he centre of Hamburg city. After that can proceed to have a meal... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017

We walked over to this place after having dinner across the street. We found it was a nice place to sit and relax and enjoy the lake. We would recommend coming to visit this place and relax, maybe even a picnic lunch to enjoy!!

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Monaco
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Reviewed November 30, 2016

If you are in Hamburg this is a pearl. With good reasoning the Hamburges claim Hamburg is one of the prettiest cities in the world. I agree. Close to Binnenalster is a lot of shops and I can recommend the Neuer Wall.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2016

This is such a lovely area! In one of the sides of the lake, near the stairs, there are swans, ducks and some other water birds chilling. It's funny to watch and take pictures of them. It's near the subway and the Europa Passage, a famous mall in the city.

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izmir
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259 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

It is really nice place to take photos, walk along the lakeside, take an Alster boat tours, of course much better if it is sunny, however nice all time

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016

it looks very photogenic and you would like to take a lot of pics of it, but if you want a drink, it may be better somewhere else having this zone so close to the expensive shopping street.

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South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed August 15, 2016

Went to this attraction 2 times in our visit to Hamburg. The first time in light rain, the second time in sunshine. You can take a boat cruise along the shore adjoining Jungfernstieg which goes under the arched bridge that links Binnenalster to the larger lake AuBenalster. You can walk along the walking paths around both lakes enjoying the lake... More 

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