Ohlsdorf Cemetery - Things to Know Before Visiting
Fuhlsbüttler Str. 756, 22337 Hamburg, Germany
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About Ohlsdorf Cemetery
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.
Attractions Near Ohlsdorf Cemetery
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.
Tierpark Hagenbeck is a 100 year old zoo, it covers an area of 25 ha ( 62 acres ). This unique zoo features a children’s playground, Japanese park, and an aquarium, and it is home for more than 2500 animals. Its a great family destination, the park is located in Stellingen, a quarter in Hamburg, Germany.
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.
Planten un Blomen is a must-visit park. The estimated area of the park is 47 hectares (116.1 acres), the park contains a large playground and the Old Botanical Garden of Hamburg. The park houses children's shows and concerts, and the visitors can see the first plant in the park that was planted in 1821 by Johann Georg Christian Lehmann.
Jungfernstieg is one of the most popular places in Hamburg that offers a beautiful view of the waterfront. Established in 1665, it is situated on Alster Lakes. The place is known for boat trips that cross Alester Lakes back and forth, there is also a shopping area.
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One of Germany's 16 federal states, Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany after Berlin and the 7th largest city in the European Union with a population of over 1.84 million. The city's metropolitan region is home to more than five million people. Hamburg has Europe's third-largest port and it is a major European science, research, and education hub.