World War 2 Hamburg Private Guided Tour

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Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Hamburg, Hamburg

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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Hamburg's period under Nazi rule remains to this day one of the darkest periods of the city's history. Come discover the many events that would lead to the devastating bombing of 1943 and learn about how this topic is dealt with today.

This tour is ideal for those who want to know the ins and outs of Hamburg under the third reich. This dark but facinating period has shaped the city we see today and is a must see tour for those who wanting to know more about this topic.

This tour will cover the following topics:

From monarcy to dictatorship
The Arts under Hitler
1933 discriminatory laws
The Feldstraße tower bunker
Execution capital Hamburg
Architecture in Nazi Hamburg
Human Zoos
Concentration Camp Neuengamme
The Bombing of Hamburg
Deserters memorial
Nazi memorials to WW1
Hamburgs surrender
A culture of memory

Please note Neuengamme will be covered as a topic without visiting the camp itself due to time constraints. For customizations please contact us in advance.

What's Included

Guiding services

Public transit tickets if required

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

What To Expect

At this location we will begin by looking at the interwar period by discovering the lesser known history of WW1, the hyperinflation of the 1920's, the rise of anisemitism and the treaty of Versaille.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Here we will dive into the downfall of Hamburgs judicial and political system in the 1930s while looking at the detrimental consequences this would have.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Planten un Blomen
Now one of the most scenic locations in the city of Hamburg this idyllic location has a much forgotten and much darker past as a central location for executions during WW2, a propaganda project, a human zoo and a displaced persons camp.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kriegerdenkmal am Dammtordamm
5 different war memorial from different periods shape not only the physical landscape of this location but also the contempary culture of remembrance in Modern Hamburg.

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

What appears to be a water tower is one of the over 2,000 bunkers built in Hamburg during the second world war.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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