Bille is a small, slow-flowing German river in Stormarn, which was a right tributary of the Elbe. It is one of three rivers which flow through the city of Hamburg, the other two being the Elbe and the Alster. Its natural beauty and the pure water attract a lot of tourists here and a lot of old estates and tasteful parks are laid out along its riverbank. Its total length is 65 km.
Attractions near Bille
This exquisite white castle is the former home to noble families. Open to the public since 1955, visitors have an unparalleled experience and are able to get up close to the history of the castle. It was set amongst extensive grassy parks, and although the moat is now filled, that doesn't stop the surrounding area from impressive. The castle is even the perfect place for your event and has the facilities for weddings, parties and birthdays.
Elbe-Lübeck Canal is a German waterway connecting the Elbe River at Lauenberg with the Baltic Sea at Lübeck. The waterway, 64 km (40 miles) long, was built in 1895–1900 to replace the medieval Stecknitz Canal. The modern canal was built in the 1890s to replace the Stecknitz Canal, a medieval watercourse linking the same two rivers.
Ohlsdorf Cemetery was established in 1877. It is the largest rural cemetery in the world and one of the largest cemeteries in the world. Most of those buried are civilian citizens, others are war victims, all are from different religions and ethnicities. The cemetery notably includes the Old Hamburg Memorial Cemetery that has the graves of many notable Hamburg citizens.
Stadtpark is an urban park located in the district of Winterhude, it is the third-largest park in Hamburg with an area of 148 hectares. The park features beautiful landscapes, playgrounds, and the park’s main attraction is the Planetarium a former water tower which illuminates in different colors at night. Since 1930 the tower has housed Germany's largest planetarium.
Alster Lakes are two artificial lakes in Hamburg, and the lakes are surrounded by trees and green gardens that offer stunning views that give you a place to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The lake is also famous for its water sports activities, and it is an ideal place for cycling.
Hamburger Kunsthalle is an art museum founded in 1850. It is one of the largest museums in Germany. The museum highlights a collection of artworks dating from the fourteenth to nineteenth centuries, and from present day. The Kunsthalle consists of three connected buildings, dating from 1869, 1921 and 1997.
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