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SIGHTSEEING IN HAMBURG
There is so much to discover in our beautiful city - that’s why you need a good plan. To this end we have put together the best tips on these pages just for you: so you don’t miss out on the important stuff and get to experience a couple of unknown and unique sides of Hamburg. Of course we have included the most interesting sightseeing attractions, which you can easily reach on foot from the hotel, as well as the current event highlights in town.
To top it off we here at the MADISON have also written down our truly personal insider tips for you. We let you in on where the locals prefer to go shopping, for a walk or out for dinner or to just hang out. Then you can chose what best suits you and head out and explore Hamburg on your own. If you have any questions, we will happily answer them here at the hotel. And as we say here in the North: Denn man tau! - Time to get going!
Our recommendations for a perfect day.
The perfect day for kids in Hamburg
What can you do to keep the little ones (and yourself) occupied? We have a couple of ideas for you. Try them and see - we promise you will never want to leave! Fascinating illusions, the starlit sky or simply great places for relaxing - Hamburg has plenty of exciting places for the little ones.
Our very own recommendations for you.
Our Insider Tips
Next to the harbor and the Elbe, the Michel and the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg has all sorts of places and locations that can’t be found in any travel guide - and which shouldn’t be missing on any to-do list. For this reason we here at the MADISON got together and everyone wrote down their favorite parts of town, cultural offerings, restaurants, parks, shops and everything else noteworthy. And we’re certain there are many things that you would like too!
Explore Hamburg by bike.
Anyone can do sightseeing by bus. So set off by bike instead through the city on the Elbe and get to know Hamburg in the best way. As our MADISON Hotel is very centrally located, it is the ideal place to start your bike tour - we will be happy to provide you with a bike for 12.00 EUR per day.
What's on in Hamburg?
Events in Hamburg
With us, you won't miss out on a single event in Hamburg. We'll gladly provide you with all the information you need about upcoming events, give you tips, order tickets and do our very best to make Hamburg’s attractions accessible to you. So, start looking forward to your time with us!
Around the MADISON
Just walk out the door and you’ll cease to be amazed: all around the MADISON you will find many of the most beautiful sightseeing attractions for which Hamburg is famous. Just a short stroll and you are already at the harbor and the Landungsbrücken, where cruise liners and barges are both at home.
It just may have already have replaced the landmark St. Michaelis Church: Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie, lovingly called “Elphi”, has by now become well-known far beyond the city limits - and not only because of the seemingly never ending construction difficulties, but especially because of its unique, bold architecture.
St. Michaelis Church
St. Michaelis church is probably THE landmark of Hamburg and located direclty next to our hotel. Lovingly called "Michel", the church was build in 1647 and is, since then, one of the most historically sites in town. Sailors from all over the world used the St. Michaelis church as point of orientation in the harbour.
The Speicherstadt is the worlds largest continuous warehouse complex and is located just a stones throw away from the MADISON Hotel. Based on the history, there are many famous museums to be found -Miniatur Wunderland, just to give an example.
You haven't been to Hamburg without visiting the harbour. Between Elbphilharmonie, St. Pauli Landungsbrücken and fish market, you find many sights. Visit the cargo ship Rickmer Rickmers which is Hamburg's floating landmark or get in board of the Cap San Diego, a museum freighter and Hamburg's "White Swan".