Green Hamburg

 HH Greeter icon22 Icon Baum Schwäne auf der Alster

Hamburg is green: with the two large city parks, the Ohlsdorer cemetery 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 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

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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