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Hamburger Fischmarkt: Tours & Tickets

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Dating back to 1703, this is Hamburg’s oldest and most traditional open-air market.
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Grosse Elbstrasse 9, 22767 Hamburg, Germany
Altonaer Fischmarkt
+49 40 570105200
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fish market is okay but the main attraction is the live bands and beer inside the old fish auction hall. Well worth a visit but on a Sunday morning it all stops at 12 noon so try and get there early! You can also...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tony and Joy W
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

If you come here purely in search of a fish market then you will probably be disappointed. Although there are a number of vendors selling fish, the main attraction here is the old auction hall where you will find live bands and lots of people...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Curly_Kale64
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Went expecting to find a proper Fishmarket with proper stalls but what we got was some live music and a market selling everything and a few mobile vans selling Fish. To be fair the one we did buy from was good quality and quite inexpensive.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mark h
Reviewed July 23, 2019

You have to get up early, but definitely worth it. Such a great atmosphere where you can buy and try way more then just fish. No kidding, you can also buy living chicken!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank MinchillyPaul
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Tons of crowds, trucks, people yelling, pushing, chaos :) Food options are limited, sandwiches and fried pane stuff ... no fresh fish anyway. Fresh fish only for take away and cook at home. The offer was quite extensive. Now the big hall ... very animated,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TonyKukoc
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

The Fischmarkt was such a fun way to spend Sunday morning in Hamburg. You get to walk alongside street vendors selling all kinds of stuff, and you can really make great bargains. Great activity to start off the day with. Only problem is that parking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank emilistef
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Open on Sundays 7am to 9:30am Nov-March (5am to 10am the remainder of the year). A co-worker said this is a “must see”. We went down here very early on Sunday morning. It was similar to a mix between food truck vendors, market vendors (selling...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank romans12321
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

There are many stalls in the market selling a variety of goods, from fresh fish to cold meat, knitwear to nautical goods. It’s a loud and lively start to the day, with large crowds vying for the best bargains on offer. An example being a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank MarkHud666
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Been to the Fischmarkt on many occasions over the past years and our visit this year proves it is still an great attreaction for visitirs and locals alike. A great historic building on the quay side at St Pauli, easily accessed by U Bahn and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alan P
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Fish Auction Hall and Market is the main fish market in Hamburg, and it is located near St. Pauli and Port neighborhoods. In this market, you can buy a lot of fresh fish and fast food of fish like sandwiches. Also, in the hall, you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Jenny G
November 15, 2016|
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Response from agnespret | Reviewed this property |
opens on sunday morning only, need to arrive at 7:30am