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Tradition and style in a modern harbor

Hamburg’s historic origin is the river Elbe and its natural harbor, but now, life there pulses on every street as a small but buzzing metropolis. Many believe that the city is laid-back and even boring, yet a visit to the Reeperbahn’s tantalizing nightlife will quickly change one’s mind. A mixture of classes in the city give Hamburg an interestingly appealing diversity – there’s something to be discovered by everyone. The city is bustling and energetic, beloved for both its contemporary scene as well as for its cultural offerings.

Johannes Brahms museumMarkus Reinhardt / CC BY 2.0



Where lullabies still live

Where lullabies still live Editors' Note

The Johannes-Brahms-Museum, part of the Beyling foundation, displays an array of keepsakes from the composer’s life and work. Letters, photographs, concert programs and other important documents are here to discover.

While discovering more depth into the live and music of Brahms, visitors to this area can also take in Panten un Blomen park, as well as the Museum of Hamburg’s History. The whole area of Peterstraße is in fact, one giant historical street, well worth the time and effort.

Peterstrasse 39, Hamburg, Hamburg
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