Green city: Hamburg

 HH Greeter icon22 Icon Baum Schwäne auf der Alster

Hamburg is a green city: with the two large city parks, the Ohlsdorf cemetery, the Alstervorland and the Wallanlagen in the city center, Hamburg has many opportunities to move around the city with pleasure, even as a pedestrian and cyclist.

 

Planten und Blomen - Japanischer Garten - Foto: Heinz Köhler

Planten un Blomen

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Which means “plants and flowers” from High German, refers to the former grounds of the Federal Garden Show at the Dammtor train station.

Ohlsdorf green cemetery - Ohlendorf mausoleum - Photo by Carsten Fischer

Ohlsdorf Cemetery

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As the largest park cemetery in the world, Ohlsdorf Cemetery is one of the green lungs of the city of Hamburg. In 2020, it was closed to through traffic. 

Elbuferwanderweg - Foto; wedel-de

Elbuferwanderweg

The Elbe Riverbank Hiking Trail stretches over 23 kilometers, from the center of Hamburg to the Schulauer Fährhaus in Wedel.

Jogger und Radfahrer an der Alster - Foto: Mediaserver Hamburg - Andreas Vallbracht

Hamburg by bike

It’s not only around the Inner and Outer Alster that Hamburg can be excellently explored by bicycle (and on foot)

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Aerial view city park - Foto: Mediaserver Hamburg / DoubleVision - doublevision.me