Living in Hamburg
The port city Hamburg is located in the north of Germany and is the second largest city in the country. The cityscape was shaped by the river “Elbe” running through it, which gives the city its special maritime character.
Living in Hamburg means living in a major transportation hub. The city is connected to four major motorways and acts a a railway junction on the way to Scandinavia. The northern and southern part of the city is connected through several bridges and tunnels, which are not only practical for those living in Hamburg, but also have become a tourist sight. Inside the city borders you can get around by S-Bahn and U-Bahn as well as busses and regional trains. Hamburg also accommodates the oldest operating airport in Germany.
Hamburg is the home for several major German and international media, service and logistic companies, which represents one of the reasons why living in Hamburg is an attractive choice for many people. However, Hamburg is also a popular tourist destination and is especially famous for the Elbphilharmonie, St.Pauli’s Reeperbahn and the Speicherstadt, which was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 2015. Additionally, Hamburg’s theaters are the host of many famous plays and musicals, for example “The Lion King”.