Hamburg is one of the greenest cities in Europe with a number of parks, botanical gardens, nature reserves and deep forests. Surprised?
The Inner and Outer Alster Lakes are a central part of Hamburg city life. Whenever the sun is out, they fill up with sailors, paddlers and rowers.
Hamburg’s main waterway, the Elbe connects the city to the North Sea. Explore this mighty river by boat, ferry or a stroll along its banks.
Tierpark Hagenbeck Zoo houses 210 different animal species from all over the world, a tropical aquarium and the Arctic themed Eismeer section.
Ohlsdorf is the largest cemetery park in the world. Walk through the botanical garden-like landscape and discover headstones of famous Hamburgers.
Just a short stroll from the city Planten un Blomen park is the place to relax under Mediterranean fig trees or at the Japanese teahouse.
The Stadtpark (City Park) is Hamburg’s recreation destination: Swim, paddle or BBQ. Enjoy open air concerts, sculptures and the Observatory!