Hamburg Architecture Tours – Walking Guide

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Hamburg Architecture Tours

Architecture Guides – Exclusive City Walks tailor made for groups visiting Germany

post updated 22 Apr 2018

Hamburg Walking Tours

Book your city guide on +44 1620 825722 / isabelle(at)

Hamburg Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

e-architect have architectural tour guides in most of the key cities across the continent.

Our Hamburg guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in Hamburg are all exclusive to each client.

Should you be planning an office trip, a conference, or university trip to Hamburg please contact us and we would be happy to take your booking.

Elbphilharmonie – “not merely another concert hall, but a world-class architectural icon of inestimable cultural value”:
Elbphilharmonie Hamburg Architecture
photo : Maxim Schulz

Hamburg Architecture – Introduction

Hamburg is the major port in Germany and is located in the north of the country. Probably the most celebrated contemporary German building in the city is the new Elbphilharmonie designed by Herzog and de Meuron.

Other major architecture in Hamburg includes the Empire Riverside Hotel, Office Complex Steckelhoern 11 and the Spiegel Group Hamburg headquarters. These buildings can be visited on our Hamburg Architecture Tours.

Engel & Völkers Headquarters Building, Hafencity, by Richard Meier & Partners Architects:
Engel Voelkers Headquarters Hamburg Architecture
image courtesy of architects

Famous architects with buildings in the city include Herzog and de Meuron, OMA, Richard Meier, David Chipperfield Architects, J. MAYER H., BIG and Henning Larsen Architects. Other key architects with work in the city include von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), Miralles tagliabue EMBT and Erick van Egeraat.

The most important contemorary building in the city is the Elbphilharmonie – Elbe Philharmonic Concert Hall, HafenCity. It is an innovative new building by celebrated Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, easily reached on foot from the city centre to the south.

Hamburg Architecture News

Gebr. Heinemann headquarters by von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp):
Gebr. Heinemann Headquarters Hamburg Building
photo © Marcus Bredt

Hamburg Walking Tours

Hamburg Architectural Tours can be arranged to meet your group’s needs – our guides can usually accommodate requests to see certian types of buildings such as office buildings, interiors or public realm designs. e-architect are happy to provide basic advice on the key buildings & areas to see in the city in order to prepare a good itinerary.

TV Tower: This is the tallest building in the city and a real landmark, located north west of the city centre, transport required.

Schlump One by J. Mayer H. Architects:
Schlump One Hamburg Building
photo : Jan Bitter

Hamburg Walking Tours

Contact Isabelle Lomholt to arrange your Norwegian architectural tour on
/ mob. +44 (0)7952 149814 or isabelle(at)

A 25% deposit to be made on initial booking ; payments requested in full prior to the architectural tour.

Hamburg Architecture Walking Tour Reference:

November 2, 2015 12:14

Hamburg Architecture Tour

“Hi, We had a great time, and I have received feedback from the others that they liked both the historical and new development areas of the tour! The group picture is attached, I am sorry about the blurriness.

Thank you

vennlig hilsen
Anette Rudshaug, hk arkitekter mnal”

Laeiszhalle Hamburg
photo : Torsten Hemke

Laeiszhalle – Musikhalle Hamburg: This is the historic Hamburg building is reachable by walking west of the city centre, close to the high-end fashion district.

Elbtower design by David Chipperfield Architects:
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e-architect also organise architecture walking tours in other Northern European cities such as Berlin, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, London, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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Map of the city:

Hamburg Architecture Tours
image copyright Herzog & de Meuron

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Major Hamburg Building

Elbphilharmonie – Elbe Philharmonic Concert Hall, HafenCity
Design: Herzog and de Meuron
image copyright Herzog & de Meuron

Elbphilharmonie Building : New music hall on top of 1960s warehouse building

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Fritz Höger Architect
Chilehaus Hamburg
photo © Adrian Welch

Hamburg building : Modern brick Hamburg building

Empire Riverside Hotel
David Chipperfield Architects
Empire Riverside Hotel Hamburg
photo copyright Ralf Buscher

Empire Riverside Hotel

S11 – Office Complex Steckelhoern 11
J. MAYER H. Architects
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