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Transcript of Hamburg Germany
Only few snowfalls but very cold in winter
Spring and summer warm up to a high of 70ºF
From May to June the high is 63ºF-68ºF and the low is 45ºF-50ºF Climate Alster Landmarks Hamburg Town Hall
Rathausmarkt Landmarks History Free Time and Nightlife Reeperbahn Hamburg Fish Market Nightlife:
Located directly in the red light district and St. Pauli.
Historically: Rope was produced for the ships in the harbor
Currently a ½ mile long street with bright lights, bars, brothels, restaurants, night clubs, strip clubs, etc.
Warning: do not visit if you are offended by prostitution. Address: Sankt Pauli Fischmarkt, Große Elbstraße 9, Hamburg Open every Sunday 5:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Open since 1703
Extremely popular local market
Buy just about anything, fresh seafood, fruit, nuts, flowers, and teas.
Great for souvenirs and presents. Symbol of Hamburg
Neo-Renaissance, impressive architecture Completely burnt to the ground in 1842, rebuilt around 1897
Fifth town hall in the city’s history Historic Warehouse District
Speicherstadt World’s oldest warehouse complex
19th century neo-gothic, red brick, turrets, cobblestone streets, small waterways
Still used as storerooms for large range of goods
One of Hamburg's most historic monuments
Surrounded by theaters, museums, art exhibits, Hamburg Dungeon St. Michaelis Church 1647 construction began
Hamburg’s most recognizable landmark
Suffered major damage during World War II
270 ft tower reached by elevator or climbing 452 steps
Still active place of worship Constructed from the damming of the Alster river
Inner and outer Alster
Great views of the city either walking or boat tour
Used today for paddle boats, sailing, and boat tours Planten un Blomen Located in middle of Hamburg
Oasis of green lawns, trees, flowers, fountains, Japanese gardens
Good place to relax and take a break from traditional sightseeing Chilehaus Located in commerical offices known as Kontorhausviertel
Built by Fritz Hoger, experimenting with brick and modern design
Ten story building with a pointed eastern facade, resembling a ship's bow.
Famous symbol of expressionist architecture Jungfernstieg Love shopping? Most expensive and beautiful stores in Hamburg Den Wassertraeger "The water carrier"
Found all over the city in different motifs Food and Drink Mönckebergstr. 11
Neighborhood: Altstadt Culinary Specialties Large Turkish population
Mediterranean-style cafe culture
German staples with a modern twist
Fresh fish and seafood Franzbroetchen
Sweet pastry cooked with butter and cinnamon Currywurst
Pork sausage with curry ketchup/sauce, served with fries or bread Labskaus
Corned beef, beets, onions, potatoes, sometimes topped with a fried egg Mö Grill
Best currywurst in the world. Places to Eat Beer
Beer Alsterschwimmhalle Am Rothenbaum Millerntor-Stadionin HSH Nordbank Arena Germany's capital of sports Clubs Hamburger SV
Multi-sport club, largest branch football
Men's soccer oldest, well-known, best performing
Play at HSN Nordbank Arena
FC St. Pauli
Based in St. Pauli quarter of Hamburg
Rugby, baseball, American football, etc. Ice hockey
Hamburg Freezers Handball
HSV Hamburg Equestrian events- Deutsches Derby Baseball/softball
HSV Stealers & Hamburg Knights Chess Cricket Lacrosse Field Hockey
Der Club an der Alster, Großflottbeker THGC Hamburg Sport Federation HSB
Main organization for all sport
502,571 members in 780 clubs Vapiano Hohe Bleichen 1020354
Hamburg, Germany Kartoffelkeller German cuisine
Potato resaurant Deichstraße 2120459
Hamburg (Hamburg-Altstadt) Fischbrötchen Rowing Geography Regions of Hamburg Jutland Peninsula Elbe River Alster river from north and Bille from south flow into Elbe at Northern edge of Hamburg.
Divides into two branches within the city
Flows out into the North Sea Hamburg located on Jutland peninsula
Major seaport opening in North Sea.
"Gateway to the world"
Because of Seaport Hamburg is 2nd largest city in Germany. The neighbourhoods of Neuenfelde, Cranz, Francop and Finkenwerder are part of the Altes Land region or Old Land
Old Land is the biggest continuous fruit producing land in Central Europe
The island of Neuwerk and two small neighbouring islands Scharhörn and Nigehörn, located in the Hamburg Wadden Sea National Park, are also part of Hamburg. 1842 1510 808 A.D. Founded by Charlemagne
Defeated the Saxons and converted people to christianity Becomes Free City adopting Lutheran Reformation and attracting refugees all over Europe 1321 Joins Hanseatic League and begins seaport development
Becomes partner cities with Lübeck, which transported light loads over land to Hamburg's Seaport--futhering development of port Great Fire destroys most of old town in city but allows growth of free port system which is still in place today World War I 40,000 deaths
Destroyed all of Hamburg's commercial fleet World War II Hamburg largest Jewish community in Germany
Effected city greatly--55,000 died in air raids, 70,000 on the front
Population from 1.7 million to 1.1 million
Recovered well because of seaport and has become one of the wealthiest cities in Germany Map of the City City Center Subdistricts: City of Hamburg: Transportation Main public transportation the HVV
Maps, schedules and trip planners located at this site: http://geofox.hvv.de/jsf/mapsOSM.seam;jsessionid=53624034F2799A15EF7F394BDF7A8FF2.geofox5?show=true&startType=0&startName=&startRegion=Hamburg>
This company includes modes such as U-Bahn, S-Bahn, train, bus, and passenger ferry Bibliography "Hamburg (Germany) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia." Britannica OnlineEncyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.<http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/253231/Hamburg/16034/Physical-and-human-geography>.
"A Brief History of Hamburg - Hamburg History - Indian Chief Travel." Indian ChiefTravel | Sustainable, Paperless Travel Guides for World Travel Destinations. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. <http://www.indianchieftravel.com/en/germany/hamburg/hamburg/hamburg-germany-4>.
"Hamburg climate and weather." Word Travels - Travel Guide. Destination guides for the world traveller. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.<http://www.wordtravels.com/Cities/Germany/Hamburg/Climate>."HVV ." HVV . N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. <http://www.hvv.de/en/>.
"Hamburg Outdoors - TripAdvisor." Reviews of Hotels, Flights and Vacation Rentals - TripAdvisor. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Feb. 2013. <http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g187331-Activities-c45-Hamburg.html>. Place We Will See/Things To Do Generator Hostel Class at University of Hamburg Things to Do in Hamburg Alster Lake, can rent canoes
-Also running and biking paths throughout park Parken Planten un Blomen
-Park full of fountains and flower and has ice rink or blading in center We will be attending a class at the University of Hamburg
-One of Germany's largest colleges
-38,000 students in attendance Close by to public transportation http://generatorhostels.com/en/destinations/hamburg/ By Chesley Hoglund and Ellen Rodgers University of Hamburg Park Hostel Alster Lake