Discover Hamburg’s district Schanzenviertel during a private and guided tour.
Find out more about the district’s history. Originating as a middle-class urban expansion area around 1860, this part of the city has developed from an industrial site (Montblanc, Steinway & Sons) and a center of the workers' movement and resistance during the Nazi era (Roter Hof) into a colorful, lively neighborhood, which is largely due to the left-wing alternative scene that has been active here for a good 25 years.
Start your tour at the historic train station “Sternschanze”. See the former largest water tower in Europe and arrive in the so-called scene- district “Schanze”. Stroll through multi-cultural streets and arrive at the former theater “Rote Flora”, the core of the district. Walk through the historic “Handwerkergasse”, the “Beckstraße” to the former city’s market. Marvel at the media bunker, a former flak bunker, and at the Hamburg Cathedral.