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Hong Kong, China
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area around Hauptbahnhof

How's the neighbourhood ? Is it safe ? Of course will keep our eyes on personal belongings.

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1. Re: area around Hauptbahnhof

It's fine - sure there are a few people there that I don't want to hang out with but it is a well patrolled area that has a very large number of people coming through at all times of day and evening. Whatever precautions you use at home, you could use here and you'll be fine. Enjoy this great city!

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2. Re: area around Hauptbahnhof

It all depends where around the station. The side towards city centre and Alster is fine but I'd avoid the area on the other side, East/Northeast of the station, towards the quarter of St. Georg.

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3. Re: area around Hauptbahnhof

One side of the Hauptbahnhof (towards the city center) is mainly shopping streets. The other side (St. Georg) might not be the prettiest place Hamburg has to offer, but Steindamm (lots of hotels) and Lange Reihe (restaurants, bars) are safe. The area around Hansaplatz in between Hauptbahnhof, Steindamm and Lange Reihe was (and to a minor extent is still) known for drug addicts and prosittution but you can easily avoid those streets by walking along Steindamm and Lange Reihe and not turning into the side streets.

And of course you should watch your belongings in and around the train station, lots of pickpockets around there.

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4. Re: area around Hauptbahnhof

Thanks very much. I will take the normal precaution. No matter how, I believe Germany is a safe country. Hamburg is a nice city. I will surely enjoy it.

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