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Alster Lakes

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Address: Brueckenstieg 1, 22159 Hamburg, Germany
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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You can take a guided boat tour of the lake, or rent a canoe. There are...

You can take a guided boat tour of the lake, or rent a canoe. There are running/walking paths through the park, along with bars and cafes.

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US$34.38*
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Hamburg Small-Group Sunset Sailing Cruise on Lake Alster
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US$38.20*
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Illuminated Hamburg City Tour and Evening Cruise
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US$294.68*
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Private Guided Tour: Hamburg

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This is what makes Hamburg so beautiful

Hamburges claim Hamburg is one of the nicest cities in the world. What makes a lot of this claim is the two lakes: Aussenalster and Binnenalster. You can walk arround them and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Helsinki, Finland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Hamburg on a month-long road trip around Europe (8 countries). Hamburg was by far the biggest disappointment. It may be a nice place to live, but not to visit as a tourist! It is a modern, industrial, and pretty dirty city with no "big sites". The alster lake did not look particularly pretty nor clean. We were not... More 

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Monaco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hamburges claim Hamburg is one of the nicest cities in the world. What makes a lot of this claim is the two lakes: Aussenalster and Binnenalster. You can walk arround them and enjoy the scenery and FEEL GOOD!

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alster Lake is definitely the most signature landscape here. The beautiful scenery involves a lovely spring and many swimming swans. Enjoy yourself a cup of coffee here is an inexpensive treasure.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a wonderful lake in the city, plenty of boating activity, lots of cafes , people biking, walking, running along the shore. Magnificent autumnal colours. Would be wonderful to visit in summer.

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around the world
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hamburg has a great chance to have this lake just at one end of the city center. Take a walk all around the lake (7km) to discover the beautiful old mansions that were luckily safe from bombing during the war.

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Esbjerg, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice walk around the Big Alster Lake 7,5 km, where there is a nice path, where you can walk, run or by bike.

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see, lots of lovely walking and people watching. Much water activity in the summer, beautiful colours in the autumn.

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Tehran, Iran
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Hamburg is not a top tourist target but if you are in hamburg for any reason , do not miss it. It is a place should be visited in hamburg

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous lake. Tourist boats can take you round. Takes about an hour. Parks around are lovely for walking. Pavilion cafe pricey but good cake and coffee.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This lake is in the centre of the city and has good walks and boating on and around it. The area has nice property around it and various cafes and places to buy an ice cream or refreshments. When we visited it was a warm Sunday and nice to see families enjoying themselves and relaxing.

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