Is Hamburg Worth Visiting for Solo Female Travelers?

Situated on the Elbe River in Northern Germany, Hamburg is a bustling port city renowned for its magnificent architecture, international maritime history, and vibrant cultural scene. Known as the "Gateway to the World," Hamburg boasts the country's biggest port, offering numerous attractions like the historic Speicherstadt warehouse district, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city's picturesque Inner Alster lake, the bustling Fischmarkt, the storied Reeperbahn nightlife district, and the majestic Elbphilharmonie concert hall are among Hamburg's must-see destinations. Whether you enjoy boat tours, world-class opera, innovative dining, or delightful strolls through green parks, Hamburg offers a diverse spectrum of experiences for every type of traveler.

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Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 6 experiences

Rating summary

Things to do

4.1/5

Safety

4.3/5

Food

4.3/5

Budget-friendly

2.9/5
Aya

Aya (21)

Turkey

Solo travel experience

I have been to a solo travel to both berlin and Hamburg. From Gdansk in Poland, I took a flight to Hamburg Airport from there I took the train to the city hall it was easy and accessible however transport prices in Hamburg can be expensive comparing to other cities in Europe. I arrived to the city hall and it was AMAZING ! I loved everything about the city the buildings the landscapes, the river there , how good looking the people were, the food as well especially that they surve turkish food. I enjoyed my experience it was full of museums including the music museum which waa for free, u can also have a boat tour and sunbathe by the sea. I love Hamburg

Posted: February 24, 2024Experienced: May, 2023
Things to do: 3/5Food: 4/5Budget-friendly: 2/5Safety: 5/5
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Things to do: - Speicherstadt - Elbphilharmonie - Harbor - Planten un Blomen - Kunsthalle Safety: This is a fairly safe city, but apply normal precautions while traveling. Recommendations: Hamburg is worth a few days, great atmosphere and lots of things to do and see.

Posted: September 17, 2022
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 3/5Safety: 4/5
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To do: - Walk down Eppendorfer Weg street - Tour the Television Tower - Relax in Stadtpark - Explore Planten un Blomen Security: I felt completely safe. Recommendations: Hamburg is a great place for drinking and partying.

Posted: September 10, 2022
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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To do: - Elbphilharmonie - Miniatur Wunderland - Hamburger Kunsthalle - St. Michael's Church - Town Hall - Reeperbahn - Planten un Blomen - Hagenbeck Zoo - Old Elbe Tunnel Safety: I felt absolutely safe. Recommendations: Hamburg is the most beautiful city in Germany.

Posted: September 3, 2022
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 3/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

Itinerary: Short amount of time in Hamburg but wonderful Things to do: Musicexam Food: I enjoyed the food Safety: I felt safe Budget: Quite cheap compared to Switzerland Accommodation: Hostel Recommendations: Kfnr

Posted: June 20, 2022
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Local tips

You have to take ride with the harbour ferry. Its inclouded in the metro ticket and you can experience Hamburg from the waterside. In "Oevelgönne/Museumshafen", you can walk along the beach of the river "Elbe".

Posted: September 26, 2023
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Ronja

Ronja

About Me

Hey, my name is Ronja and I was born on the 5th of April in 2005. I live and grew up in Hamburg, Germany. In July 2023 I graduated from high school and now I'm doing two gap years where I do work&travel. I am a people person and I love learning about culture, exploring new places and sunsets.

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Regina

Regina

About Me

Hey, I would like to see the world and travel alone most of the time, but also like it to meet new people and have some fun. I love to be in the nature, read a good book at the beach or just drink a coffee. 🫶🏼💛

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Mia

Mia

Hamburg

Can host for:

3 days

About me

I like to walk through cities and love to discover them. I'm interested in the architecture and the old and typical of a country... I also like to just enjoy the peace and quiet, sit in a park or by the water and sometimes I want to try things that are full of action, it could be a turbo slide or something completely new and crazy... I am also interested in natural cosmetics and healthy eating, but chocolate is a must every day...

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Hanna

Hanna

Hamburg

Can host for:

2 days

About me

Hi I’m Hanna! I would describe myself as a very open minded person, who loves to become a little bit better everyday and learn from other people’s experiences. I always try to have a balance between stability & change, extroversion & introversion. Hamburg is my city of choice but whenever I have the chance I go out seeking discomfort/adventures. I’m really into meditation & Yoga (even if I’m not “advanced” in it) I also journal every other day and like to have meaningful conversations with friends. Overcoming fears & obstacles of the past is a big thing for me. Also after some years of working I'm now going back to school to catch up on my A-levels to study afterwards. Since talking is easier than texting, let’s just check if we get along well :)

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Upcoming visitors to Hamburg

Céline

Céline

About Me

Hey everyone! I’m 18 years old and live in Switzerland. I’m currently in my gap year and want to travel a bit. I like to meet new people and learn about their culture. But I also like to have some time for myself and care about myself. I play the piano and I like to read. I love to do sports and learn new skills.

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