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Alster, Hamburg

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Alster offers a thousand-year-old recreational oasis in the midst of urban Hamburg. The manmade lake is in a historic district near the site of the former city walls. You'll encounter parks, forested areas, and a number of white, copped-roofed buildings as you wander around. Around its 7 km (4.35 mi) perimeter, you can find different ways to explore--rent a bike or kayak, or take a boat tour. Theere are many cafe and restaurant options. By using our Hamburg travel route planning website, you can arrange your visit to Alster and other attractions in Hamburg.
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  • The Alster is a large lake located near the centre of Hamburg that is great for views and walking. I came to the Alster on a weekend in October and walked around the area for around an area. The...  more »
  • It was a nice relaxing walk around both the man made Binnenalster and the Aussenalster. Minutes away from the hustle and bustle of downtown.  more »
  • Walked the length, nice and pleasant. Takes about one and half to two hours, if you’ve nothing better to do.  more »

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