Hamburg: Mighty Harbors, Repurposed Bomb Shelters, and Designer Embankments

hamburg harbor

My last stop in Europe this year is

Hamburg’s harbor is mighty, historic, and welcoming. A harbor boat tour gives an intimate look at the massive container industry. The huge warehouse district shows how important Germany’s top port was in the 19th century. And the new Elbephilharmonie concert hall is not quite open to the public, but it looks that way — which was great for filming.

Hamburg was a strategic target in WWII. The Nazis constructed literally hundreds of beefy bunkers, using mountains of concrete and almost unlimited slave labor. This is one of many — too read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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