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St. Pauli

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Address: Hamburg, Germany

This neighborhood located on the city's western side provides an incredible...

This neighborhood located on the city's western side provides an incredible collection of nightlife opportunities, particularly on the infamous Reeperbahn.

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Interesting area in Hamburg

I came to explore the Freiheit Street area for Beatles related landmarks. Along the way, there is a seedy area with strip clubs. But I also saw theaters, cafes, and other... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Reeperbahn has to be one of the dirtiest, sleaziest and scummy area's I have visited. The whole area is full of pick pockets and prostitutes. I was there with 2 mates and everytime you walk down the road from bar to bar groups of scanky women/girls approach you offering sex. One of them even tried to distract my mate... More 

Thank Geordstar
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

I came to explore the Freiheit Street area for Beatles related landmarks. Along the way, there is a seedy area with strip clubs. But I also saw theaters, cafes, and other interesting sights. Just keep your eyes open and you may be surprised on what you may see.

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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Dirty, seedy, dangerous, and the best few days you will ever have! The bars are great, there's something for everyone, English, Irish even Scandinavia bars. Now I'm then, Hookers, brass, prostitutes, what ever you call them, again there's something for everyone, it's clean and good quality, be aware once in their room they will go through your pockets to see... More 

Thank Andy O
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

St Pauli represents the most lively part of Hamburg being both historical and hang out with many pubs and discs. This is famous for its red light part also. A must see in Hamburg

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We stayed in the this area during our 2 nights in Hamburg and had a great time. There are lots of shops and restaurants close by with the Repperbahn being only 15 minutes walk away. This is the best place to stay if you wish to enjoy the cities nightlife.

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880 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Attractive place in Mitte borough, on the right bank of Elbe river. We saw the historical St Paul's Church, went gallivanting at Reeperban, strolled along Landungsbrucken admiring Hamburg port. Many types of restaurants and cafes around. Just enjoy

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Boliden, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Casinos, Bars, Theatres... It used to be better, but it's still a place to visit, if you are in the city!

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

If you are in Hamburg then of course you will have to go to St.Pauli/Kiez. The former red light district is now full of bars and "cheap" bars with bad music (Schlager, pop or edm) and a lot of crapy decors (bright lights and colors). We did a guided tour with "zarter Fabian" from Olivia Jones about the change of... More 

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Rzeszow, Poland
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The district was created for the sailors so that they could do all the nasty things the sailors did outside of the city. Now St. Pauli is the place where the poorer citizens live and where the nightlife has its bloom. It was a great experience to me.

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St Neots, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

we visited St Pauli for 3 days in Dec, it is a very vibrant place loved it, lots of graffiti around some good, some not so good. felt very comfortable and safe around the city, great Christmas market although a little risky. amazing place to visit lots of things to do and see.

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