St. Michael's Church ----- This is the most famous church in the city. It was damaged many times, in 1750 by a lightning strike, in 1906 for a fire during construction work and in the World War II. It is dedicated to the archangel Michael, for that reason in the portal of the church there is a statue that shows the archangel conquering the devil. The most famous landmark of the city is the 123 meter tower of the church. Hamburg Harbor ------ Known as "Germany's Gateway to the World", Hamburg Harbor is the biggest port in Germany, and the forth largest port in Europe. It is located on the banks of the Elbe River, being a perfect place with many transshipment facilities. In the port is allowed the toll-free shipping. Once there, you can choose to take a Harbor Tour, Hamburg Canals Tours, or maybe just walk along the riverside. Planten un Blomen ---- Located in the heart of the city, this is one of the most beautiful places in Hamburg; there are an immense variety of plants, trees and flowers. One of its main highlight is the Japanese Garden; there you will see two water courses which appear from a source at the highest place in the garden, it is really beautiful! During the summer you will enjoy many events like the water-music and light show Hamburg Rathaus ---- The Hamburg Rathaus is one of the most historical buildings of the city; it was build from 1886 to 1897 with a neo-Renaissance style. Above the main door a sentence is written in Latin that translated means: “May the descendants seek to uphold the freedom which was won by our forefathers. There are also five enormous paintings describe the history of Hamburg from 800 to 1900.
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