Top Sees for Free
Chocolate Museum, Messberg 1, 20095 Hamburg. Tickets: Adult €12-17, child 6-17 €10-12.
One of Germany’s biggest zoos, growing from a collection of seals in 1848 to over 210 different animal species today, Tierpark Hagenbeck is home to everything from elephants to orangutans and toucans to tigers. Famous for being the first zoo ‘without bars’, get up close and personal and see alligators and sharks in a tropical aquarium, feed elephants by hand and journey into an Arctic-themed polar world.
Lokstedter Grenzstrasse 2, 22527 Hamburg. Tickets: Adults: 20,00 €;
Escape to a leafy oasis in the centre of the city: Planten and Blomen, 47 hectares of lush urban park. Home to one of the largest Japanese landscaped gardens in Europe, explore a variety of themed gardens, including a tropical house and rose garden with over 300 different types of rose.
Pack a picnic and head to one of the free classical concerts hosted daily in the park during the summer, or in wintertime take to the ice on one of the largest ice-skating rinks in Europe. From puppet shows to pony rides and musical fountains to theatre shows, there’s plenty for a fun-packed day out.
Explore the historic port area of St. Pauli’s Landungsbrucken and discover how Hamburg earned its title as one of the leading maritime capitals in the world. As the third largest port in Europe, this major transport hub handles 138 million
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