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The historic residential area dates back to the 14th century and consists of restored houses.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“small street” (3 reviews)
“short street” (2 reviews)
“ww ii” (2 reviews)
Old Town, Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small street is almost the whole "old town". On every house there is a sign, written only in german, what was it originally, and what happened to it during the centuries. On a very little scale the history of Hamburg.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is so gorgeous. The houses are old school and look very chic.. we got told by a passerby that these are built on wooden posts which is pretty cool. The tide rose whilst we were there and it does get very high around 3...More

Thank starburstx
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Unfortunately the street is short, most of the buildings were destroyed in a great fire in XIX century, nice example of old house architecture.

Thank ReniK-S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

What is left of old town of Hamburg is small but pretty. It is reminiscent of Amsterdam, but on a much smaller scale.

Thank ExpatZurich
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I really like this neighbourhood in between the bustling city and the bustling harbour area. Despite the touristiness of it, it has a quiet and calm feel to it. There are nice restaurants, nice bars...and a nice cafe with a wooden seat outside to sit...More

1  Thank thevontrapps
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We had really high expectations from this street, as practically each and every guide book praised it for being something unique. Well, our expectations were not met at all. While the street features some original buildings, it lack any glamour or uniqueness. The canal along...More

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The houses are nice, the whole area is nice. You can really find nice restaurants and Cafés there. But it's pricy, because it's a touristificated spot. But you should go there.

Thank DonDan16
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I found this street accidentally, and we decided to have a look! Such nice views at the sunset! Some of the buildings are really old.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 21 December 2016

All the area lookeed like this before... and then came a major fire. One resturant is named "Zum Brandanfang" (where the fire started). Try to find the small corridors between some houses, they get you to the canal on the baclside. from there y<ou have...More

Thank S G
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The oldest street in Hamburg little. Cobbled street few shops cafes bars coffee shops leading to the river! Take a walk by the river until you come to jetty number 10 have a fish roll ! Recommend to us by the local people! That's why...More

Thank Ann H
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