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From March 2024 in Hamburg

Disney's HERCULES

World premiere in Hamburg: Stage Entertainment presents HERCULES by Disney. The classical hero’s journey – for the first time as a stage musical.

Celebrate Hamburg's port anniversary and many more events.

Events

Stay up-to-date on festivals, street fairs and recurring events like the Port Anniversary, Christmas markets and the Hamburg DOM.

Freshwater swimming for the entire family in Hamburg
Hamburg Outdoors

Freshwater Swimming

Nothing is better than a cool dip on a hot summer day. Luckily, Hamburg’s lakes and natural pools are perfect for a swim.

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Mobility

hvv Deutschlandticket

Since 1 May 2023 travelling around Hamburg and the metropolitan region by public transport is much easier and cheaper thanks to the hvv Deutschlandticket.

Hamburg Tourismus
Useful Information

Hamburg CARD

Enjoy free public transport and up to 50% discounts on museums, musicals and tourist attractions with the Hamburg CARD and Hamburg CARD Local.​​​​​​ ​

The Ukrainian national flag in blue and yellow flying from the Hamburg Rathaus city hall
Refugee Aid

Refugees from Ukraine

As the current situation in Ukraine forces people out of their homes and their home country, Hamburg stands prepared and ready to help.

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Residents

Residents

Work

Are you looking for a job in Hamburg are you already employed? Find out all about the job market, application...

Residents

Study

Hamburg is a great city for higher education. Here is a guide to Hamburg's universities, entry requirements...

Residents

Housing

Need a place to live? nderstand the real estate market, renting, residential neighbourhoods and housing...

Residents

Settle

Hamburg is a wonderful city to live in. Catch up on housing, finance, insurance and local culture, and soon you...

Visitors

Main Events

Hamburg DOM

Held three times year, the DOM funfair is northern Germany's biggest public festival.

Main Events

Hamburg Port Anniversary

Maritime parades, historic sailboats and ships, music, fireworks and food: Hamburg's biggest festival along the...

Events

Stay up-to-date on festivals, street fairs and recurring events like the Port Anniversary, Christmas markets...

Visitors

Getting Around

Hamburg has a number of transport options, both public and private, that will let you navigate the city with ease.

Business

Business

Port of Hamburg

From the latest ship arrivals to high-tech port logistics and a multitude of responsible bodies: we'll help you...

CCH – Congress Center Hamburg

Location for Conventions, Trade Fairs, Concerts and Exhibitions

Hamburg has been waiting for its reopening for a long time: The new CCH sets standards in functionality and...

Business

Economic Clusters

It's no surprise that Hamburg is dominated by the maritime industry. But aviation, bio-tech, media and more...

Business

Made in Hamburg

What do Germany's leading paper, the 8 p.m. news, and the country's best-selling lotion have in common? They're...