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Sightseeing in Hamburg

With its flair and its maritime charms Hamburg counts amongst the most beautiful cities in Germany. The "Gateway to World" - as the seaport on the Elbe river is also frequently called - offers pure city life with unique shopping, culture but also nature experiences.

Informations about sightseeing spots are available on the Hamburg Tourismus website.

Hamburg weather

In mid of December you may expect around 2°C (36°F). However, temperatures can fall below zero, especially at night. Snowfall is usually light. Click here if you want more detailed information about weather in Hamburg.

Internet Access

There will be a wireless network available for the participants to connect to the internet during the workshop. The WLAN login information will be provided in the registration package.

 

Restaurants

Restaurant Don Quichotte Osdorfer Landstrasse 162 a, open 11.00 am – 12.00 pm International food served all day. From main gate at Notkestrasse take bus no. 1, direction Schenefelder Holt, S Blankenese, Sieversstücken, exit "Knabeweg”
Lambert Restaurant & Sushi Bar Osdorfer Landstrasse 239, open Tue‐Fri (Mondays closed) 12.00 am – 2.30 pm and 6.00 pm – 10.30 pm International food and Sushi. From main gate at Notkestrasse take bus no. 1, direction Schenefelder Holt, S Blankenese, Sieversstücken, exit “Langelohstrasse (Nord)”.
Restaurant Jim Block Statthalterplatz 5, open 11.30 am – 10.00 pm Trendy Hamburger‐Restaurant. From main gate at Notkestrasse take bus no. 1, direction S‐Othmarschen, Altona, exit “S‐Othmarschen”.
Restaurant Le Jardin (Mercure Hotel Hamburg am Volkspark) Regional and international food served all day.

Shopping

Elbe Einkaufszentrum, shopping mall with more than 170 shops, opening hours 8.00 am – 8.00 pm. From main gate at Notkestrasse bus no. 1, direction Schenefelder Holt, S Blankenese, Sieversstücken, exit “Elbe Einkaufszentrum”

Supermarkets in the vicinity

LIDL:  from main gate at Notkestrasse turn right and walk some 700‐800 m down Notkestrasse, LIDL will be clearly visible on the left side of the street at the next junction.
 

Cash point / ATM

You will find an ATM at the DESY canteen entrance area in building 9.

Smoking Ban

Inside the workshop buildings smoking is not permitted. Ashtrays are located outdoor at the entrances.

Some numbers to order a taxi

Autoruf: 44 10 11; Das Taxi: 22 11 22;  Taxi Hamburg 612 612 oder 66 66 66; Taxenanruf Blankenese: 86 06 02; Taxi Altona: 226 226 226.

 Hamburg Transport Association