Elmshorn Tourism

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Elmshorn (German pronunciation: [ɛlmsˈhɔʁn]) is a town in the district of Pinneberg in Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. It is located 32 km north of Hamburg at the small river Krückau, close to the Elbe river, is the sixth-largest city in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Elmshorn has a shopping center and common area in the center of town called the "Buttermarkt" by the locals although its official name is Karl-Marx-Platz. In the surrounding areas are small farms and dairy/ horse farms. It is the birthplace of writer and editor Hermann Schlüter (1851–1919), the mathematician Hermann Weyl (1885–1955), and the medievalist Heinz Woehlk (1944- ).


Is Elmshorn in Germany on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Elmshorn is Hamburg. Add Hamburg to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like St Michaels Church, Planten Un Blomen, Speicherstadt. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Elmshorn*

  • Pollution Statistics in Elmshorn

    Know the pollution level of Elmshorn before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 28.79 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.19 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.73 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 26.92 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25.86 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 13 (Very Low)
  • Elmshorn: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Elmshorn for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Elmshorn.

    • Burglary and Theft 54.49 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 52.12 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 51.27 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 46.05 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 40.68 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.37 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 53.04 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 59.83 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 60.38 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.16 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 51.27 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.98 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 61.09 (High)
  • Living in Elmshorn - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Elmshorn is 176.34 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 49.1 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 83.21 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 31.37 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.96 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.28 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.2 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.79 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 116.47 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Elmshorn

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Elmshorn

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 48.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 111.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 111.99 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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