With 1.7 million inhabitants, the city of Hamburg, is the second largest city in Germany.
Hamburg also has the largest sea port in Germany, the second largest in Europe and is the European city with the most bridges. 2011 Hamburg was awarded the "greenest city in Europe" by the European Commission.
"With over 111 million day visitors, more than 5 million visitors and over 9.5 million overnight stays per year. Hamburg is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Germany . [10 ] The objectives of the visitors belong to Hamburg city center, including Inner Alster Lake, Hamburg's harbor with the St . Pauli landing stages, the modern port including the Elbe Philharmonic Hall, St. Pauli with the "sinful mile" Reeperbahn and the well-known Hamburg buildings like the historic landmark Michel. In addition, temporary events such as the harbor birthday, the Altona fish market, the Hamburger Dom and the Schlagermove attractions. At the world's major musical Hamburg musicals such as The Lion King are listed.
Hamburg has over 60 theaters, more than 60 museums and galleries - internationally known as the Hamburger Kunsthalle and the Bucerius Kunst Forum . Major exhibitions like Hanseboot or InterNorga are held regularly. Hamburg is known as a sports city, because in addition to the football games of the Hamburger SV and FC St. Pauli, the handball matches the HSV Hamburg, the cycling of Vattenfall cyclassics , the International German championships in tennis and the German Jumping Derby is held annually in the Hamburg- Marathon takes place. "
Taken from http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamburg
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