• Shopping Streets, Markets and Centers in Hamburg

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The Mönckebergstraße

Situated in the City. In beautiful surroundings and proximity to City Hall where you can find public toilets and the bucerius art forum by means of which one can escape from the hectic of the city center stylishly. Flanked by the Alster and offering a balanced mix of quality, luxury, brands and services.

Main Shopping Street


If you wanny go shopping in Hamburg in a big way or just wanna go strolling, you will make your way here. The "Mö" as the street is called by the inhabitants on the basis of the name of another famous shopping street in Germany (Düsseldorf - the "Königsallee", called the "Kö") connects the railway station and the town square. At one end of the street (diagonally opposite the Hamburg central station) you will meet two superlatives: Europe's largest electronics market (Saturn) on the one hand, and Europe's largest sports store (Karstadt Sport) on the other. But it is not only the motto "Big, Bigger, Biggest". The

What to buy in the Mönckebergstraße

First, the main shopping street is located in the immediate downtown location of the Hanseatic city. East of, it is followed by the main railway station. South of, it is followed by the River Elbe. Northern of the Mönckebergstraße the Alster and the Jungfernstieg are located. And of course you can buy shoes there from Gucci to Armani, Jeans and Longines watches and just about everything that is noble and beautiful. In addition to fashion and jewelry items you can find equally electronic goods there, toys, fresh bread or a good pair of sunglasses. This is what makes the Mönckebergstraße a highly attractive place: The diversity.

Main shopping street Mönckebergstraße: A spot for locals and tourists

The Mönckebergstraße is a hot spot for locals but tourists as well. Because from there, everyone can reach easily and within minutes museums, theaters, the Alster, etc. Furthermore, all shopping centers of the inner city are located in the immediate neighborhood to the Mönckebergstraße. The ways here are short (although the Mönckebergstraße itself is about 800 meters long) and if you're unlucky with the weather, weather-resistant shopping centers invite you for a stroll. Also in this regard the offer is huge here!

The Mönckebergstraße is thus more than just a street. Near to it (direction central station) you find the Spitalerstraße. Here you can stroll or drink your coffee in the street. If you are at the other end of the Mönckebergstraße (at the Town Hall Square) and you look at the impressive City Hall of Hamburg (> external link), there extends to the right of the square one area that you shouldn't miss at all: The "Poststraße", the "Neuer Wall" and also the "Große Bleichen" offer great small and large businesses. Moreover, in this area several shopping centers are located one beside the other: eg the "Hanseviertel", the "Galleria" or the "Hamburger Hof". That visitors will stumble over the Alster lake and the Jungfernstieg while strolling around there, is certain.

Accessible by:

All roads lead to Mönckebergstrasse. The best way to get here, is to take the main station as a starting point (with all S-and U-Bahn reachable). From there lies the northern end of the Mönckebergstraße just 2 minutes away.

Parking situation:

Not as bad as one might think - but expensive. The best opportunities are: Car park of the "Saturn" (opposite the train station), car park "Alsterhaus" (access via the "Poststraße"), car park "Europapassage" (Jungfernstieg / Binnenalster - access via the street "Herrmannstraße").

Further informations:

There are public toilets at the entrance of the train station at the Town Hall Square. A particularly nice cup of coffee you can get at the "Café Paris" in the "Rathausstraße" (Town Hall Square towards the side bus stops).

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