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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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  • When the buzz of the city has got to you, walk along the shores, or hire a canoe or find a cafe; for calm. 
    When the buzz of the city has got to you, walk along the shores, or hire a canoe or find a cafe; for calm.  more »
  • A nice river, almost like a lake because of the very low flow. You can walk around it or rent a small boat and navigate on it. A nice place to visit if you are looking for nature in the city. 
    A nice river, almost like a lake because of the very low flow. You can walk around it or rent a small boat and navigate on it. A nice place to visit if you are looking for nature in the city.  more »
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  • The most famous attraction in Hamburg - Germany, a must see for every one visting the city, actually ther are two lakes, the outer lake (outer Alster) and the inner lake (benin Alster) the most famous one is the smaller one, the walk around the Alster is very relaxing, a lot of places to sit and enjoy the scenery, ther is a Starbucks café very close where you sit and have a hot drink and enjoy your time, or you can sit in Alex right on the edge of the lake, or take a boat trip around the lake, there's a lot of birds living around, so you may bring with you some bread crumbs to feed the birds if you like that.
  • I Ben manny time in Hamburg and I’m in love with this beautiful city and this lake make it very beautiful different views and vibes are night are nice I just can’t stop going there all time I just loved it recommended to everyone visiting this city to spend more evenings and days there is you have chance 🌴☀️🇲🇦

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