"Die Speicherstadt" Speicherstadt - Old Warehouse District Tip by shellseeker


This is my favourite sight in Hamburg - well it is more a district of its own. The neo-gothic style building are still in use to house the trader?s treasures such as spices, carpets, coffee, tea and rum. You can do a very good guided tour through the 19th century storage houses when visiting the ?Spice Museum?. Or you go on a ?Hafenrundfahrt? (harbour cruise) with one of the ?Barkassen? on offer along ?Landungsbrücken?. They bring you inside the storage quarter wnd you have a special view of the channels and the houses all around.

Address: U1 Messberg, U3 Baumwall
Phone: 04067383760
Website: http://www.spottedbylocals.com/hamburg/speicherstadt/

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  • Written Sep 12, 2002
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