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Alster, Hamburg

4.8
#1 of 7 in Neighborhoods in Hamburg
Alster offers a thousand-year-old recreational oasis in the midst of urban Hamburg. The manmade lake is in a historic district near the site of the former city walls. You'll encounter parks, forested areas, and a number of white, copped-roofed buildings as you wander around. Around its 7 km (4.35 mi) perimeter, you can find different ways to explore--rent a bike or kayak, or take a boat tour. Theere are many cafe and restaurant options. By using our Hamburg travel route planning website, you can arrange your visit to Alster and other attractions in Hamburg.
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  • This is one of the better places to run/walk in the city. I ran around the Alster lake several times. It has great views and not many people during the week. I also appreciated that most of the...  more »
  • This is really close to the busy and bustling centre of Hamburg and offers a wide open space to walk, run and relax away from the City. There are several paths which will make you forget you are so...  more »
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