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Attractive views across the water to the city

Smaller of the two Alster lakes - lovely views, with the city skyline reflected in the water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Galashiels, United Kingdom
A lovely wander round

Great relaxing place. There are lots of things to see and do around the area. Fantastic friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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The city's inner port area also serves as its commercial center with a wide range of shops and restaurants.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Smaller of the two Alster lakes - lovely views, with the city skyline reflected in the water. Quite a bit of wild bird-life (swans and ducks), and the Alster pleasure boats all set sail from here. Surrounded by trees, it makes for a very pleasant...More

Thank musicman2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great relaxing place. There are lots of things to see and do around the area. Fantastic friendly city.

Thank andywardi3iskk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Lake, located in the very center of the city - it is quite unusual. It is full of restaurants, shops and cafes.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It should be sun, otherwise it is not so inviting. But on a sunny day you sit down at the steps at the lake, and relax. Enjoy the big fountain in the water, look after the many little and bigger boats - it is a...More

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The smaller of the 2 city centre lakes is a beautiful place to linger on a sunny day to watch the boats and the fountain. Very relaxed atmosphere where you can watch the world go by.

Thank Colin055
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We came across this on our sunny walk and we were so happy.. this place was packed with people yet was still beautiful.. we sat down by the lake with our feet over the edge watching the ducks.. two of them jumped out of the...More

Thank starburstx
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Actually there's not much to see around Binnenalster (the smaller of the Alster lakes). However, there're worse things to do on a sunny day in Hamburg. I walked around the area and looked at the facades of some beautiful buildings and the shop windows of...More

Thank Egon70
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This place is a beautiful place to walk around and the stop and to Dring a nice coffe with cake or good beer or of course to eat a nice sausage or anything else.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Unusual to have such a large lake in a city centre. Wherever you walk around the centre you're never far from the lake. Numerous boat trips available at a reasonable price.

Thank RichardSmith03
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our hotel was just round the corner from here so we walked around / past many times on our visit. A lovely place to eat / drink or just sit around as many people did. Lovely in the daytime with the spring flowers just starting...More

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