These 5 Hamburg anecdotes never fail in Hamburg

1) The oldest building in the city is in the North Sea

A popular hit: Hamburg’s oldest building is 100 kilometres out of town – on an island. 138 steps take you to the top of the lighthouse and the Turmschenke pub on Insel Neuwerk, which is part of the city of Hamburg. Its entire three square kilometres of landscape then burst into view. Previous occupants had sought to protect themselves from pirates and robbers with a fortified tower in the year 1310.

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