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Alster, Hamburg

4.8
#1 of 7 in Neighborhoods in Hamburg
Alster offers a thousand-year-old recreational oasis in the midst of urban Hamburg. The manmade lake is in a historic district near the site of the former city walls. You'll encounter parks, forested areas, and a number of white, copped-roofed buildings as you wander around. Around its 7 km (4.35 mi) perimeter, you can find different ways to explore--rent a bike or kayak, or take a boat tour. Theere are many cafe and restaurant options. By using our Hamburg travel route planning website , you can arrange your visit to Alster and other attractions in Hamburg.
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  • Wonderful longer walk for walking around the Alster, also ideal for jogging! You can pass villas and very well-known hotels. Also recommended on cool and less sunny days.
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  • We made the walk on a sunny September Sunday. So nice. Plenty of nice places for food or coffe. Nice view. Take care of the bicycles.  more »
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