Hamburg Tourism

Visit Hamburg - Best of Hamburg

Known as Germany’s “Gateway to the World,” Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and one of the busiest harbours in Europe and the World. It is a picturesque destination with the harbour bang in the middle of the City, attracting major tourism by both national and international travelers. And, the surprising fact even to some locals, is that, with one of the Airbus aircraft assembly plants, Hamburg is a major location of the world's aerospace industry, right after Seattle (USA) and Toulouse (France).

The City's architecture is a reflection of the mercantile background. The tradition of being modern yet discreet City is what makes Hamburg a beautiful City. People here may appear to be quite reserved at first but after inital few interactions, they are warm and friendly as you'd wish.

The famous Hamburger is named after this Hamburg City where presumably the beef patties and buns were first invented. Hence the people of Hamburg are known as "Hamburger" (pronounce the a like you're saying "ah", and you won't sound silly). Each one of you should visit Hamburg at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Hamburg.

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Facts and Stats for Hamburg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hamburg

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

    • Air Pollution 28.91 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.52 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11.54 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 28 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 26.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Hamburg: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 54.27 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 52.33 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 51.06 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45.87 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 40.68 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.37 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 52.83 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 59.4 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 60.59 (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 60.87 (High)
  • Living in Hamburg - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Hamburg is 158.72 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 49.22 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 83.21 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 31.69 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.96 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.73 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.2 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.93 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 92.44 (Moderate)
    • 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 Hamburg

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.21 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 109.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 103.64 USD

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

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