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Free Tour of the historic center of Hamburg

Duration: 2h
Languages: German, English
Registered on April 15, 2019

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.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

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 of the port city - Little Venice inside the Alster Canal, the impressive town hall, the main important churches of the city, a symbol of Germany's rise to a world economic 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 landmark of the city and the best viewpoint: St. Michael's Church NO GROUPS OF 8 OR MORE ALLOWED ON THE FREE TOUR ! Please contact us to book a private tour with us. This tour has no barriers.

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  • Meeting point:
    Rathausmarkt 1, 20095 Hamburg, Germany
    Rathausmarkt 1, 20095 Hamburg, Germany
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    In front of the main entrance of the town hall (Rathaus). We are holding bright YELLOW umbrellas

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

362 ratings
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4.9
Fun
4.76
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4.8
Quality
4.8
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Jennifer 21 Nov 2022
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022

Took the historic tour of Hamburg and it was great! The guide was very informative. Learned some great acts about the city. Unfortunately I lost the group during the t...

Anna 20 Nov 2022
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022

Super Tour! Sehr zu empfehlen 😀

Michael 15 Nov 2022
Linz
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022

Super Tour mit Isabel! Vor allem das "Handout" mit Sehenswürdigkeiten und Essenstipps war ein tolles Extra!

Adam 13 Nov 2022
Leeds
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022

Good tour, interesting information provided and easy to understand.

Mary 08 Nov 2022
Sydney
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Great tour, very informative and fun.

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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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