Willkommen in Hamburg! The second largest city in Germany, the third largest port in Europe, Hamburg the prosperous city is both a vibrant metropolis and one of the 16 Länder that make up the Federal Republic of Germany. Its prestigious past can be seen as you travel through the city, a mosaic of bourgeois Belle Époque architecture and urban planning specific to industrial port areas, flourishing from its lively historic centre. Its metropolitan size and its rather provincial lifestyle make it very appealing. The Hamburg tourist guide invites you to discover the many facets of this Nordic city, which is not unlike London or Amsterdam, to sail from the sumptuous banks parc de l'Alsterto the banks along the Elbe and its fish market, taking you to the largest red district in Europe where pints of beer are served day and night, but also to the many excellent museums in Hamburg such as the Museum of Fine Arts. At once merchant and artist, bourgeois and avant-garde, maritime and depraved, Hamburg reserves many surprises for those who visit it, gradually revealing its proud and singular character while distilling a contagious energy. A guided tour of the monuments of Hamburg and its old city will allow you to immerse yourself in its past, especially during the Second World War. But there is something else at stake here, Hamburg is being lived and visited. It is a city where everything comes to life like its miniature museum; the miniatur-Wunderland. You will enjoy a stroll around the artificial lake of Arstel to admire the beautiful residential districts, which are among the most popular. There are many parks there and you feel safe when you walk the streets. Hamburg is becoming more and more connected. Indeed, the "gate of the world" manages to find a balance between the infernal activity of its port and the serenity of life in its heart. This German city is the ideal place for a city trip with friends for a weekend! Moreover, it has been classified as the best city to celebrate according to a very serious study by Hostelworld. Not surprisingly, because the inhabitants are known to be very welcoming, the public transport system is designed to be efficient and the cost of living is lower for night outings. The Sankt Pauli district is known all over the world for its young and rock spirit! if you want another reason to choose Hamburg as your next destination: its architectural audacity! Hamburg is a joyful marriage between the 19th century neo-Gothic facades and the new buildings in a much more modern style. The Elbe Philharmonic is a perfect example. But also, in the centre of Hamburg, its city hall, the Rathaus. This building built between you will impress you with its imposing facade. Visit the city through its narrow streets, and continue with the must-see sites. There are many tourist attractions if you know them. Your travel guide will be able to accompany you and the tourist offices.