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Free Tour of the historic center of Hamburg

Your Guru: Robin and the Tourguides
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4.9
65 ratings
  • Hamburg
  • Available in German, English
  • 2 hours

About the Guru

Robin and the Tourguides: Is a young and authentic local company working in the industry of city tours and stays in Hamburg. We and the independent self-employed tour guides we collaborate with are Hamburgians and want you to experience Hamburg in this way, in which we do daily: with all the beauty and charm, but also its inconsistencies and cracks, that belong to every cit... More

Robin and the Tourguides: Is a young and authentic local company working in the industry of city tours and stays in Hamburg. We and the independent self-employed tour guides we collaborate with are Hamburgians and want you to experience Hamburg in this way, in which we do daily: with all the beauty and charm, but also its inconsistencies and cracks, that belong to every city. Or better said, authentic. We do tours that we ourselves would want: Authentic: We go further into the causes and take a look behind the facade. Local: We bring all of our Hamburg experiences with us. Personal: Every guide presents Hamburg from their own view with their personal history to the city. Special: We discover places that one as a tourist usually would not see and tell the history of them. Entertaining: We steal each other best jokes ;-) Moreover, we can organize for you the many areas of Hamburg: Historic city centre, St.Pauli, Speicherstadt (old warehouse district), Elbphilharmonie, Hafencity, Blankenese, craft beer tastings, harbour boat tours, coffee and tea tastings...and so on. Local and social obligations We are a small local company in Hamburg and are growing year for a year together with our city. We are happy to contribute to our local community. We donate every year to charitable organizations: On our tours, we also especially support small and local companies, cafés, restaurants, breweries, to give a part of our success back to the community. We offer fair conditions to independent self-employed guides collaborating with us. We are a company that is founded, organized, and run by guides themselves so we create conditions for us and all guides that we ourselves would want. All of our financial transactions are done with GLS Bank, Germany´s first bank that works according to social-, environmental- and ecological-sustainable concepts.

About the Tour

Witness the rise and fall of Hamburg throughout its history: its glorious past as the center of the Hanseatic League and its heavy destruction in the Great Fire and World War 2. -1200 years of history from Charlemagne to the new development urban port city - Little Venice inside the Alster Canal, the impressive town hall, the city's major important churches, a symbol of Germany's rise to an economic world player: the Kontorhouses -WWII Memorial of St. Nikolai -the romantic side of the city: Deichstrasse -Elbphilharmonie lighthouse project: the new landmark of the city -the old city landmark and best viewpoint: St. Michael's Church NO GROUPS OF 9 OR MORE ALLOWED ON THE FREE TOUR ! Please contact us to book a private tour with us. This tour has no barriers. Proof of complete vaccination or proof of recovery from a covirus that is no older than 6 months is required to attend the visit along with a valid identity document.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: In front of the main entrance of the town hall (Rathaus). We are holding bright YELLOW umbrellas

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (65)

4.9
By category
Professionalism
4.88
Fun
4.64
Expression
4.66
Quality
4.72
Route
4.6
Mischel Vienna 01/22/2022

Witzig, kurzweilig und informativ, alles Top! Jederzeit gerne wieder!

Alex Frechen 01/20/2022

Super tour, sehr informativ und interessant. Unser Tourguide Jan war sehr sympathisch und humorvoll. :)

Ayla Witzenhausen 01/15/2022

Jan hat die Tour sehr unterhaltsam und spannend gemacht. Hat sich sehr gelohnt.

Mislav Berlin 01/15/2022

Wir hatten mit Jan einen ausgesprochen informativen und amüsanten Start in unseren 1-Tages-Hamburg-Trip. Viele Infos rund um die Historie der Innenstadt, aber eben auch so einiges Interessantes zum Hamburger an sich. Sehr zu empfehlen!

Elena Straubing 01/10/2022

Die Stadtführung mit Jan war einfach super. Sachlich und sehr Humorvoll wurden alle Sehenswürdigkeiten und für Hamburg wichtig Orte besichtigt und Hintergründe dazu erklärt. Auch einige Insidertipps, die für Touristen interessant sind, waren dabei. Nur zu empfehlen.

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!