Hamburg city walking tour, part 2





Church of St. Michael in Hamburg - called Michel
Michel
The landmark of Hamburg is the church of St. Michael, called Michel. The tower is the second highest in Hamburg. The highest one is the tower of St. Nicholas with a height of 482 ft; it towers above the city as a memorial. From the observation deck of the Michel at height of 347 ft you have a beautiful panoramic view of Hamburg.
Right next are the Krameramtsstuben. The half-timbered houses from the 17th Century illustrate the life in the corridors neighborhoods that have dominated large parts of Hamburg. 
Inside restaurant Schifferboerse Hamburg
Schifferboerse

If you have time you should visit the Schifferbörse the central station. This original restaurant has some historical exhibits from shipping. In former times, the so-called Schifferboerse was a place where merchants, brokers and shipowners sealed the conclusion of a contract of affreightment and later with a glass of wine. To some extent, this is still the case today.
Flea market Schanzenviertel Hamburg
During a Hamburg city tour one should not miss the Schanzenviertel. The Schanzenviertel is now considered as trendy neighborhood with narrow backyards as well as bars, restaurants and boutiques. The flea markets on Saturday characterizes the image of the district. The Achidi Johns Square reminds of the drug dealer Achidi Johns, killed by the forced medical administration of emetics, by a doctor and the police.
Police station Davidswache Hamburg
Davidswache


A stroll along the Reeperbahn is part of a visit to Hamburg, as well as a harbor cruise. The name Reeperbahn – ropewalk - originates from craftsmen producing ropes and cables. Today the Reeperbahn in St. Pauli district is Hamburg's entertainment and red light district. The Beatles Square and the Hans Albers Square, as well as many theaters and musicals remind that the art scene plays an essential role. Currently the Musical Rocky is listed here.

A popular photo scene is Germany's most famous police station, the Davidwache.

Hamburg city walking tour, part 1

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