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Binnenalster

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Neighbourhood: Neustadt
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Address: Hamburg, Germany
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The city's inner port area also serves as its commercial center with a wide...

The city's inner port area also serves as its commercial center with a wide range of shops and restaurants.

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The pearl of Hamburg

If you are in Hamburg this is a pearl. With good reasoning the Hamburges claim Hamburg is one of the prettiest cities in the world. I agree. Close to Binnenalster is a lot of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Monaco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are in Hamburg this is a pearl. With good reasoning the Hamburges claim Hamburg is one of the prettiest cities in the world. I agree. Close to Binnenalster is a lot of shops and I can recommend the Neuer Wall.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is such a lovely area! In one of the sides of the lake, near the stairs, there are swans, ducks and some other water birds chilling. It's funny to watch and take pictures of them. It's near the subway and the Europa Passage, a famous mall in the city.

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izmir
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It is really nice place to take photos, walk along the lakeside, take an Alster boat tours, of course much better if it is sunny, however nice all time

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

it looks very photogenic and you would like to take a lot of pics of it, but if you want a drink, it may be better somewhere else having this zone so close to the expensive shopping street.

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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went to this attraction 2 times in our visit to Hamburg. The first time in light rain, the second time in sunshine. You can take a boat cruise along the shore adjoining Jungfernstieg which goes under the arched bridge that links Binnenalster to the larger lake AuBenalster. You can walk along the walking paths around both lakes enjoying the lake... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Hamburg is a unique city because of places of nature, like the Binnenalster, the fleets, the vast harbour and river areas. We enjoyed here on weekend - although the music got too noisy for us on the festival happening.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

The square here in Hamburg is really nice and offers a lot of good bars around it, and have a nice view on the ‘city-lake’ that was quit cool to see to be honest. Its such a new way of discovering Germany and the places around looks a bit italian/roman to! Absolutly recommeded.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

There are markets and eateries all around it. I circumnavigated the whole Binnenalster on foot. It is kind of square. One side was very trashy so I would avoid that side

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We spend great time in the afternoon roundabout Binnenalster lake. Swans and boats sail majestically on the water surface.

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

One of two inner city, artificial lakes, and not far from Jungfernstieg. This is a fun place to walk and enjoy a park in the city. We enjoyed a coffee and had a bit of a break. Sadly, the weather was not co-operating and we got rather wet. But the area is very enjoyable none the less.

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