In the cosy shopping street behind Altona station, the merry and cheerful huddle together around the many Glühwein booths of the Ottensen Christmas market. The Ottenser Hauptstraße pedestrian zone is transformed into a bustling winter-wonderland in the weeks leading up to Christmas, with 40 red-and-white stalls selling anything from handicrafts to international delicacies. On the other side of Altona station, the Große Bergstraße Christmas market provides visitors with a lively entertainment programme in addition to its many stalls.
Due to ongoing health restrictions, it is currently unclear what form Hamburg's Christmas markets will take in 2020. For now, please consider the above a preview of what's to come in 2021.
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Winter 2021 dates TBA
Mon — Wed: 11:00 a.m. — 9:00 p.m.
Thu — Sat: 11:00 a.m. — 10:00 p.m.
Sun: 12:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
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