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German ship Alexander von Humboldt II

A visitor walks by rope tied to sails on board the German tall ship Alexander von Humboldt II.

Hamburg – gateway to the world

5 July 2012

Hamburg, situated on

the Elbe River is Germany’s biggest duty-free port doing business with the

world for decades. The state’s maritime history has lent a rather colorful and multicultural

dimension to the port city making it very vibrant.