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Things to do in Hamburg-Mitte

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Church
“The largest church in Hamburg is a beautiful baroque building that features a 132-meter high tower, offering a stunning view of the city from the top.”
  • 134 locals recommend
Exhibit
“It s one of my favorite such a “museum” in Hamburg. Specially in winter and cold seasons when u prefer to spend ur time somewhere inside and also see something new. ”
  • 110 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Best (360°-) view of Hamburg - you can enter the balcony of the opera house without a ticket..”
  • 71 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fancy rooftop restaurant and bar at the 20th floor of the "Dancing Towers" building with panorama view between the port and nightclub district. Awesome Food and Drinks => www.clouds-hamburg.de”
  • 49 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“This visually stunning concert hall has quickly become the No 1 sight of Hamburg. The acoustics inside are the most refined in the entire world, truly a heaven for music lovers. Tickets tend to be sold out months in advance, so plan ahead. If you missed out on tickets, its still a great place to go and marvel at the building and take in the great views from the viewing platform.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“very popular Italian restaurant, lively, fun team, they usually serve shots after dinner - it's good for show & entertainment, not necessarily the right place for a romantic candlelight dinner though”
  • 42 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Our favourite nightclub. Upstairs you can chill-out at the lounge, enjoy a cocktail and listen to live performances of modern jazz and soul artists. Downstairs, a wide range of great artists from HipHop to alternative music as well as DJs are performing. Great atmosphere and nice people throughout!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Church
“One of the famous landmarks of Hamburg, lovingly called The Michel. You can walk up to the top of the tower and will be rewarded with an awesome view. In the runup to Christmas they host special musical sessions, worth while going there. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
History Museum
“Hübsche Einblicke in die Geschichte Hamburgs. Ihr erfahrt, woher die Reeperbahn ihren Namen hat und dass Hamburg mal ein Zentrum für den Walfischfang war. Und einiges über Piraten! +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Nice insights into the history of Hamburg. You will learn where the Reeperbahn gets its name from and that Hamburg was once a centre for whaling. And a lot about pirates!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
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“nice daily food with vegetarian attitude. It has a cosy ambience inspired by 80´s”
  • 26 locals recommend
Light Rail Station
“Hamburg's harbor deserves a visit! From there you can take a lot of boat- Bus (not paying anything more than the regular ticket for bus) and have an harbur trip :)”
  • 141 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Café, roasting house, museum, restaurant - all in one. And good coffee to enjoy and to take home.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bus Station
“You want to learn about Hamburg's history? I guess the Hamburg Museum (or Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte) is the perfect place. From the medieval to modern times, its historical highlights, emmigration history, et cetera. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-6pm. Entrance fee 9 EUR. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bus Station
“One of Hamburgs main attraction always worth to climb up and enjoy the stunning view over Hamburg”
  • 11 locals recommend
Transportation
“take the ferry number 62 (included in the HVV day-ticket) and enjoy a free harbour tour. if it's sunny get off at Övelgönne and have a walk along the beach (Elbstrand)”
  • 15 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Fancy rooftop restaurant and bar at the 20th floor of the "Dancing Towers" building with panorama view between the port and nightclub district. Awesome Food and Drinks => www.clouds-hamburg.de”
  • 49 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“very popular Italian restaurant, lively, fun team, they usually serve shots after dinner - it's good for show & entertainment, not necessarily the right place for a romantic candlelight dinner though”
  • 42 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“A good place for an beer or coffee in sun, Hamburger plain fare and public viewing.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a restaurant just 100m away from you. The owner is Enzo. Wladimir Klitschko is having dinner sometimes there. Please send Enzo regards from the Magician Kim.”
  • 12 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“liegt in einem alten Kaufmannshaus in der historischen Deichstrasse. Immer gut besucht, aber tolle Atmosphäre. Im Sommer kann man auch draußen auf dem Fleet auf einem Ponton sitzen.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A very nice and small part of hamburg with a lot of spanish and portuguese bars and restaurants. Very good for a dinner - a lot of fish. A plate costs like 10 to 18€.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Atemberaubender Blick über Hamburg, den Hafen Vorbestellung wird empfohlen. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Franzosische und amerikanische Klassiker stehen auf der Karte des urbanen Bistros mit Separees und Terrasse. Direkt in der Innenstadt!”
  • 7 locals recommend

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