The Kennedy bridge was built in 1952-53, and runs parallel to the Lombards bridge where the Inner Alster Lake meets the Outer ... More
The Kennedy bridge was built in 1952-53, and runs parallel to the Lombards bridge where the Inner Alster Lake meets the Outer Alster lake. It was built in order to alleviate the amount of traffic encountered by the Lombards bridge. Interestingly, it runs almost exactly across the tenth degree of longitude to the East of Greenwich. From the Kennedy bridge one has an impressive view over the Outer Alster with its many sailing and rowing boats.
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 ...
If the harbor is the heart of Hamburg, then the Alster is its soul. Created by damming a tributary of
the River Elbe in the 13th Century, the lake is now an integral part of the cityscape and lends ...
The 1165km long river Elbe winds its way from the sandstone hills of Saxony to Cuxhaven, where it flows into
the North Sea. It was a decisive factor in attracting traders to settle in Hamburg and constituted the trading ...