Savour the sights of the infamous Reeperbahn
Get a glimpse of the maritime history of Hamburg when you partake in the pulsating nightlife of the Reeperbahn. Watch a stimulating show, dance the night away, check out bars or sample the many restaurants in the area
The sights and sounds of the Reeperbahn
Considered one of the top nightspots in the city, the Reeperbahn is located in the St. Pauli District. Owing to the naval history of Hamburg, it is not unusual for the area to have a Red Light District where sailors can relax and be entertained during one of their stops to the city. However, the Reeperbahn in Hamburg is more than just a place where brothels, strip shows and cabaret acts can be found. There are plenty of restaurants in St. Pauli and cafes abound in and around the vicinity catering to a variety of clientele. You can also find hot spots such as lively bars and nightclubs where you can party and have a fantastic time.
How to arrange for a visit to the Reeperbahn in Hamburg
Hamburg’s public transportation is well connected to the main attractions of the city. If taking the U-bahn, take U3 in the direction of Sternschanze- Schlump and get off at St. Pauli. When using the S-bahn you can ride the S1 in the direction of Wedel and the S3 headed to Pinneberg. Get off at the Reeperbahn and from there explore the area and its fascinating side streets. A taxi is another possibility and can be arranged for your convenience from the hotel where you are staying.
Various tours of the Reeperbahn are offered by travel agencies which can be found at your hotel or if you decide to pre-book, online. All the details of your excursion will be sent to you in an email or written on your ticket.
What to do on the ‘Mile of Sin’
During the day, the Reeperbahn in Hamburg is a bustling street filled with shops and places to eat. As dusk falls you will see a complete transformation as soon as the neon lights are lit. Watch in fascination how the area comes alive with clubs, bars and cafes opening up. As you watch the seemingly endless stream of people hurrying about their business you will be tempted to join one of the parties going on whether it is a stag party or a girl’s night out.
At the Indra Club, just off the Reeperbahn, the Beatles performed in the early 1960s when the group was not yet known in the musical world. Today you can still watch concerts or performances at the many clubs in the area.
The 960 m long Reeperbahn is not known as the 'sinful mile' for nothing. To this day there are brothels, live sex shows and sex shops in abundance. There are, however, other options available when visiting the Reeperbahn. The area is the hottest place in town where many young Hamburgers hang out and party in the numerous nightclubs and bars which are to be found in the district.
If you happen to be in Hamburg during the Reeperbahn Festival, you should make it a point to see one of the numerous events. Join a feverish party on the street or attend a concert. At the Reeperbahn in Hamburg you will not run out of things to do, whether you want to be do something outrageous or simply have a romantic dinner. Share a couple of drinks with your group in the clubs or dance the night away at a disco. This Hamburg neighbourhood has everything covered for those who wish to experience the Reeperbahn day or night.
Where to stay in Hamburg See all hotels in Hamburg
The NH Collection Hamburg City hotel, completely refurbished in 2016, is located directly in the Heiligengeistfeld, opposite the Hamburger Dom and 300m from the stadium of the famous football club St. Pauli’s Millerntor. It's only a 500m walk from the Messehallen convention center, and Reeperbahn, Hamburg’s entertainment district, is on the doo
The 4 star NH Hamburg Mitte hotel, formerly known as NH Hamburg Norge, is currently under renovation until the end of February 2017. This complete renovation will offer brand new rooms and publica areas making it an even better choice for both tourists and business travelers. It’s located in the Eimsbüttel district and next door to hip Schanzenviertel. The Congress and exhibition center is a short bus ride or a 10 minute walk awat. Not only that, you can easily walk or travel on the U-Bahn into the center to see Hamburg’s sights. For music fans it's an ideal starting point, with the Jungfernstieg or the Mönckebergstrasse inviting you to linger that little bit longer.
Discover the best sights of Hamburg
From sightseeing and shopping to its magnificent museums and churches, there is something for everyone in the bustling port of Hamburg
Trips in and around the city of Hamburg
You can arrange day trips from Hamburg to unique and exceptional destinations that last anywhere from 4 to 14 hours. Learn the best routes to reach these places and the ideal means of transportation including boats, taxis, buses or trains
Port of Hamburg: Gateway to the world
Visit the Port of Hamburg, Germany’s gateway to the world and discover a variety of attractions by foot, bus, train or even ferry. Explore this major port and find out about its history, architecture and culture
Hamburg Dom, Northern Germany's Premiere Festival
With rides both high-tech and nostalgic, live performances, and hearty German fare and beer aplenty, the thrice-yearly Hamburg Dom is a festival that travellers to northern Germany shouldn't miss. Whether you're in town for a summer holiday or pre-Christmas festivities, the Dom offers an entertaining, seasonal diversion for the whole family
Exciting Hamburg entertainment for families
The lively city of Hamburg is a delightful holiday destination for families with children. For guaranteed thrills take your little ones to the scary Hamburg Dungeon or give them the experience of a lifetime at the Hamburg Dom summer carnival
Exciting Sport Events in Hamburg
Sports are among the most highly valued public events in Germany, especially in Hamburg which enthusiastically celebrates and participates in football, handball, ice hockey and tennis throughout the city. In Hamburg you will always have something exciting to do or watch