Covering an area of 150 hectares, the Stadtpark is Hamburg's second biggest park and a magnet for joggers, cyclists and ... More
Covering an area of 150 hectares, the Stadtpark is Hamburg's second biggest park and a magnet for joggers, cyclists and sunbathers during the warm summers. The lake is a great place for a swim (temperature permitting) and sport enthusiasts may find themselves being asked to join in a game of football with the locals. The southern part of the park contains a garden for the blind, while a fantastic Planetarium is located in the north-western section. On balmy summer nights films and concerts (often by some of the biggest names in the music business) take place on the open-air stage; an experience not to be missed for visitors here in the summer.
I live nearby the city park, and it really is beautiful. During the summer time, it's somewhat crowded, but always a good atmosphere. There is a beautiful flower garden, and a nice little lake at one end of the park. There is also an old water tower that is now a planetarium, which I suggest visiting. They have a variety of shows, which can be expensive but are usually worth it.
The Alsterpark is located in the heart of the city, on the western shore of the Außenalster (the outer Alster
lake). It is equally popular among locals and visitors. Its huge lawns are inviting for those who like to ...
This lovely white building (built 1895 98) is located at the southern end of a rectangular site. It was designed
by Joseph Brix in the style of the Wilhelmine era. It incorporates the facade of the former Altona railway ...
This picturesque bridge was built in 1864 68 as part of the ring road. At the turn of the century
it was widened to accommodate railway traffic. Tens of thousands of cars and both the metro and larger trains ...
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