- In Hamburg there are more bridges than in Venice, London and Amsterdam combined. The total number of bridges in the city is a little more than 2,300. A world record by the way.
- Hamburg’s second name is “Gate to the world“. The port of Hamburg is the second-largest in Europe after Rotterdam and is one of the most popular tourist attractions.
- Do you know where the legendary “The Beatles” began their career? In Hamburg! Namely, in the district of St. Pauli- Reeperbahn. Now St Pauli is the center of the city’s nightlife.
- There are two asteroid, named in honor of this wonderful city: Asteroid Hamburg (opened in 1899) and the asteroid Gammon (1911).
- Hamburg is also the greenest city in Europe. About 14% of the city are parks and gardens.
- One of the most interesting and unusual tourist attractions of Hamburg is the fish market in Altona. It takes place every Sunday from 6 to 9.30 in the morning. Here you can buy almost everything. The fish market was founded in 1703.
- Approximately 15% of the population of Hamburg (it is a bit more than 250 thousand people) are foreigners. According to the latest survey this port city is a home for people of more than 180 different nationalities. Hamburg can surely be called the most international city in Germany.
- Hamburg’s area is 7 times the size of Paris and twice the size of London.