​After Berlin, it is Germany's second-largest city and major European science, research and education centre with several theatres and musical events


Hamburg, Germany's second-biggest city, is widely known for its harbour, the largest seaport in Germany and the third-largest in Europe, the Speicherstadt (warehouse district), and the Reeperbahn (red-light district) in the St. Pauli quarter.

Why Hamburg is the best city to live and study German in Germany

  • Hamburg boasts 60 theatres, over 100 music clubs, 60 museums, 280 music publishers, and 200 recording studios.
  • There are almost 30 movie theatres and independent cinemas.
  • Furthermore, around 10.000 freelance artists operate in Hamburg.
  • You can imagine how easy it is to discover something enjoyable to do in Hamburg.
  • There are also various historical places to explore during school trips and excursions.

Most popular sights, tourist attractions, and things to do and see in Hamburg

  • Alster Lakes.
  • Altonaer Museum.
  • Elbe Philharmonic Hall.
  • Harbour Museum.
  • Hamburg port.
  • Hamburger Kunsthalle (art museum).
  • Hamburger Rathaus (City Hall).
  • International Maritime Museum.
  • Jenisch House.
  • Miniature Wunderland.
  • Museum of Art and Design.
  • Ohlsdorf Cemetery.
  • Old Botanic Garden.
  • Prototyp Cars Museum.
  • Rickmer Rickmers.
  • Schloss Ahrensburg.
  • Speicherstadt district.
  • St. Michael's Church.
  • Tierpark Hagenbeck.

Most important events and festivals in Hamburg

  • Alafia Festival.
  • Altonale street festival Hamburg.
  • Elbjazz Festival, Street Art and More in Hamburg.
  • Eppendorfer Landstraßenfest.
  • Hafengeburtstag (biggest harbour event in the world).
  • Osterstraßenfest Street Festival.
  • Schanzenfest Street Festival.
  • Stadtfest St. Georg Street Festival.
  • Vegan Street Festival.


Population (hab)1,845,229
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)6

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DID Deutsch-Institute Hamburg

DID Deutsch-Institute Hamburg

German school DID Hamburg with 6 bright classrooms, Internet café, and a roof terrace in a beautiful Art Deco office building near the promenade