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Address: Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 40 2802400

Hamburg's outer port area provides visitors an escape from the crowds of...

Hamburg's outer port area provides visitors an escape from the crowds of the downtown area, featuring a number of recreational paths.

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Beatiful walks arround Aussenalster

I do recommend to take a walk arround the Aussenalster or take one of the many ferries. A lot of people do the sport by running arround the Aussenalster.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I do recommend to take a walk arround the Aussenalster or take one of the many ferries. A lot of people do the sport by running arround the Aussenalster.

Thank aabyship
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There's such a nice view from there. I spent hours just looking around, taking pics and watching people. There's a cool fountain almost in the middle of it, and the place is surrounded by many shops (including an Apple Store), subway stations, restaurants and stuff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spending a sunny day at the Aussenalster is perhaps my favourite way to spend a lazy day in Hamburg. Although technically a river, the Alster feels like a big lake and is a gorgeous addition to the city. It is a short walk from the main train station, and offers a beautiful slice of nature right in the city. Take... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is really nice to have such a big lake in/near town center. It is big enough that ferries are operated (connecting into the adjacent canals) and sailing as well as rowing boats be used.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This set of two lakes is a must-see for any trip to Hamburg. Artificial lakes created from the Alster river, the Aussenalster is bordered by the city's shopping areas (Monckebergstrasse), government (Rathaus), and very nice hotels / restaurants. There is a public area at the south end of the smaller lake (the Binnenalster) with steps for folks to sit and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed at a hotel with very good central location on the lake and took daily walks around to reach different parts of the city. The lake itself is not so fancy, but unlike other parts of the city so given this opportunity for some views and prospects. There are plenty of white swans and the middle of the lake... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A must-see place in Hamburg. Great for walking running or cycling around, sailing, boat trips and relaxing on the banks or in the cafes. Very popular with all.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I go to Hamburg on regular basis and this is the place I never miss . I think this is the most beautiful place in whole twon and I recommend to run or cycle or walk around it . Sit in the cafe and drink and enjoy the lake and shop in top scale shops.

Thank amirk973
Linz, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Nice to take a stroll. Can be quite busy though. Lots of expensive houses on the north and east side of the lake. Some restaurants / bars along the way.

Thank Michael W
Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Alsterrundfahrt was nice but once you wanted to slender along the lake there were too many bycicles crossing your way. You always had to look out.

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