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HafenCity, Hamburg
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HafenCity is the largest rebuilding project in Europe at 2.2 sq km (.85 square mi). Set for completion between 2020 and 2030, the project involves converting old port warehouses into offices, hotels, shops, official buildings, and residential areas. Visitors who enjoy city planning and innovative architecture can take a guided tour now via bike or foot. You'll see the International Maritime Museum of Hamburg, the Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall, and the Science Center. A change in European Union laws lessened this area's importance as a seaport, leading to the repurposing. Put HafenCity on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Hamburg itinerary builder.
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  • Extremely exciting architecture, a visit is worthwhile. Best explored the port city with the bike.
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  • port docks area almost totally destroyed during World War 2 is being built this spectacular architectural project for both the buildings and the spaces left available to citizens ... must see
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  • Hamburg's new attraction with the Elbe Philharmonic Hall as the crowning. In winter very windy: then warm move. Can be reached from the city centre with bus number 6. But watch out! Only the line 6 with the final resting point "on the sand" buses in the port city and the warehouse district.
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