Established in 2018 and dedicated to the German rock legend Udo Lindenberg, Panik City was inaugurated by none other than Lindenberg himself. Apart from the several exhibition rooms, visitors can sing their hearts out at the recording studio. Thanks to the interesting artifacts and unique exhibition rooms, Panik City was declared as the winner of the ADAC Tourism Prize in 2019.
Seeing Hamburg from a bigger perspective, the Miniatur Wunderland is one of the most interesting attractions in the city. An elaborate set up of model railways, the Miniatur Wunderland is one of the largest attractions extant in the world. Boasting of global themes from Germany, Austria to America, the replicas of the wonderland are breathtaking, impressive and heartwarming at the same time. Out of the total floor space of 6,800 square meters (73,195 sq ft), the attractions occupy 1,490 square meters (16,038 sq ft). The replicas have been made with impeccable intricacy and detailing, matching exactly the actual attractions. Visitors can experience the nightlife of Las Vegas and the grandeur of Vatican all at the same time thanks to the spectacular replicas and models of Miniatur Wunderland.
The name 'Planten und Blomen' has its origins in the old Hamburg dialect for 'plants and flowers'. With a huge variety of trees, plants, flowers, a Japanese garden and an ice skating rink for winters, the park attracts thousands of visitors throughout the year. One of the major summertime attractions is the water, music and light show. This impressive display takes place on a regular basis attracting a decent crowd of tourists. There is also an adventure playground and numerous other activities to ensure that kids enjoy themselves amidst the scenic beauty that is Planten und Blomen.
Erected in 1897, this impressive Neo-Renaissance town hall is a symbol of Hamburg's wealth and autonomy. The striking turquoise roofs of the imposing edifice have become a defining landmark of Hamburg's skyline. Its magnificent north facade is dominated by a huge tower decorated with bronze statues of past German Emperors. The interior contains some 650 different rooms, of which the Bürgersaal, Kaisersaal and Turmsaal are the most opulent. The fantastic Große Festsaal, with its bronze and marble decor, is still used for celebrations and below the ground, 4,000 oak columns support the building. Hamburg Rathaus continues to operate in an official governmental capacity even today, incorporating the meeting rooms and office of the senate and the mayor respectively.
Covering an area of 148 hectares (365 acres), the Stadtpark - or City Park - is the city's second-biggest park and a magnet for joggers, cyclists and sunbathers during warm summers. The lake here is a great place for a swim (temperature permitting), while sports 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 featuring the biggest names in the music industry - take place on the open-air stage that is the City Park Freilichtbühne; an experience not to be missed by visitors touring Hamburg in the summer.
The 18-hectare (44-acres) Binnenalster (Inner Alster) was separated from the Outer Alster in the 17th Century and is flanked by three promenades: the Ballindamm, Jungfernstieg and Neuer Jungfernstieg. The Binnenalster is the perfect oasis to relax and enjoy the view of some historic buildings, other than partaking in a few water sports and activities in the summer.
Ulrich Dörrie and Holger Priess generally choose to exhibit modern and contemporary art. The emphasis is on English and northern European art, but local artists may also exhibit from time to time. Many different modes of expression are represented: sketches, oil paintings, watercolor paintings, sculptures, photographs and videos. The owners prefer to exhibit conceptual and minimalist art, which gain effect from the interaction with space. The gallery shares its home in Admiralitätsstraße with other well-known galleries such as Jürgen Becker, Wilma Tolksdorf and Sautter+Lackmann.
If you're spending a few days in St. Pauli and are looking to get a view of the place, give Kiki a call. Who's that? A specialist in the architecture of St. Pauli, who, along with this non-profit group will show you around the place and provide you with all the information you could ask for. Call in a bunch of friends; tours last a couple of hours and are quite affordable. The organization is dedicated to promoting this poor, but culturally endowed area of Hamburg, and its interests lie in building and improving the locality. Go ahead and make a contribution to this noble cause and enjoy a wonderful day of sight-seeing as well.
Boasting itself as one of the premier venue locations in Hamburg, there is never any lack of activity here. Over 300 square meter's hold a theater, concert hall, church, as well as café. All areas can be rented independently and can provide space for exhibitions, business meetings, conferences, trade fairs, as well as parties.
For concerts, events, banquets and meetings, Forum Schenefeld is the place. If art is your field of interest, Forum Schenefeld is a must visit. The hall is a hub of artistic activity with musicals, concerts and theatricals held on its stage regularly. If you are in the town, a ticket to a show in the Forum Schenefeld is your chance to rub shoulders with the famed local artists.
In the heart of the city is Michaeliskirche, an Evangelical church that is also one of the most popular event venues and attractions in the city. The church is beautifully appointed and apart from liturgical services is known to host high voltage shows and local events, where one can witness true entertainment. This gorgeous red-brick building with its gabled roofs and magnificent circular tower truly is worth a visit when in the city.
Haus 13 is a vibrant performing arts spot in Elmshorn. Located on Adolfstrasse, it attracts a diverse crowd, entertained by a mix of upcoming and well-known artists of the region. Bands like Stew 'n Haggis, Anna Haentjens and Vivie Ann & Band regularly perform at Haus 13.