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I took these pics two weks ago during a really nice day in Hamburg.
Hamburg in april Part II (Speicherstadt, Hafencity and St. Pauli piers)
If you step out of the Central station you see the cute little Hotel Fürst Bismarck. The other three pictures were taken from the same spot.
Part of the Central station
Never seen so many Smart cars as I saw this day in Hamburg, even the police is using them:
Shopping street, only taxis and busses allowed.
approaching the town hall
Monument for the dead soldiers of WWI (40.000 sons of the city gave their life for you)
The Alsterarkaden were built in 1843 by Alexis de Chateauneuf
Unusually warm and sunny for april. Sometimes there are summers with only a few days +30°C.
You cann see the St. Michaelis Church in the back
State Opera of Hamburg ont he left (you'll see the place where the spectacular new opera is going to be in PartII)
There are two big canals (Fleets) going trought the business district
Hamburg in april Part I (city center, town hall, Alster and canals)
On my way to the Speicherstadt
View from the tower of St. Michaelsi or Michel as the Hamburger call it
You can see the Millerntor on the left side, stadium of famous football club FC St. Pauli
and the massive WW2 bunkeron the right
St. Pauli Landungsbrücken (piers), where the old sailing vessels used to dock
You can see the red bricks of the Speicherstadt (Bonded Warehouse District which was built between 1883 and 1928 as a Free Port).
walking to the piers
The huge Hafenscity project.
Read more here:
This will be the base for the new fantastic new Elbe Philharmonic Hall
read more here: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07109/778486-386.stm
And that's why there are so many Smart cars:
Chilehaus (1923, designed by Fritz Höger)