HafenCity is truly a model for waterfront revitalization that preserves the iconic past and blends in extraordinary modern architecture.
Following the canals, they eventually lead out to the Alster Lake which is a hive of activity in the summer.
Photo: Wonderful Wanderings
It’s one of the liveliest streets I’ve been on and dotted with bars, restaurants, clubs, sex shops, theatres, art galleries, and even a carnival to boot.
More examples of Hamburg’s vibrant culture as you’ll stumble upon flea markets, skateboarders, more graffiti, fashion boutiques, start-ups, and the Hamburg Fair.
At night, crowds of visitors and locals huddle around the grass and watch water come to life with a magical water show that reminded me very much of Las Vegas’ Bellagio.
Vogel means “bird” in German and so this is literally a “Bird Ball”. Festival go-ers go all out by donning new feathers, and bird gear from head to toe in an all-night affair of dancing.