Living in the Speicherstadt – Hardly any other district in Hamburg is as unique as the Speicherstadt. The German UNESCO World Heritage Site not only enjoys great popularity as a holiday destination, but is also considered an attractive place to live for families, young professionals and investors. This is also reflected in the real estate prices in Hamburg. Alongside the districts of Winterhude, Uhlenhorst and Harvestehude, the Speicherstadt is one of the most sought-after residential areas in Hamburg. Would you like to invest in a property in the historic Speicherstadt as a capital investment? Buying an apartment or a house? Find out here everything you need to know about living in the Speicherstadt. Plus: a tour of the quarter’s most popular corners and everything you need to know about prices per square metre – Welcome to the Speicherstadt! Back to:
Living in the Speicherstadt: unique cityscape full of historic brick buildings
The Speicherstadt has become known as the largest warehouse ensemble in the world. The district, built at the end of the 19th century, inspires not only by the unique cityscape characterized by the many neo-Gothic brick buildings of past decades, but also by the local canals, which can be easily explored by boat. One thing is certain: only the best craftsmen and architects in Hamburg were at work here.
Hamburg: International Hanseatic City in the North
Hamburg is the only metropolis in Germany that offers a port feeling. Every day, thousands of containers reach the city via the port facilities. That is why so many people are drawn to Hamburg. Not only is there a flourishing Hanseatic economy, Hamburg is also home to major media houses, advertising agencies and, of course, a correspondingly large number of real estate agents. Above all, the Elbphilharmonie with its unique architecture stands for Hamburg.
Speicherstadt: Map & Location
To the north of HafenCity and south of Uhlenhorst and Winterhude lies the Speicherstadt. The area with its historic warehouse complex has been a listed building since 1991. The six fleets that run through the Speicherstadt include Kehrwiederfleet, Brooksfleet, St. Annenfleet, Holländischbrookfleet, Kleines Fleet and Wandrahmsfleet.
Places of interest: Miniatur Wunderland, Museums & Co.
As the largest warehouse ensemble in the world, the Speicherstadt has a lot to offer. Not only the old brick walls and massive oak piles contribute to the flair of the district, but also the beautiful moated castle, as well as the many historical museums. The Miniatur Wunderland, popular with young and old, also enjoys great popularity, as does the Hamburg Dungeon, which invites you to get spooky here. Also nearby: The Kontorhausviertel and the Chilehaus.
Here is an overview:
- Miniature Wonderland
- Hamburg Dungeon
- German Customs Museum
- International Maritime Museum
- Car museum prototype
- Coffee Roasters
- Water castle
- Traditional shipping
Sightseeing: A tour of the Speicherstadt
Hamburg’s Speicherstadt is unique. While the neo-Gothic brick architecture characterizes the cityscape, the different canals contribute to the unique character of the district. While boat trips invite you to explore the area by boat, you can take a relaxed stroll along the moated castle with a coffee in hand. Join us on our tour through the Speicherstadt and thus through the most expensive streets in Hamburg!
Stunning real estate: neo-Gothic brick architecture
Moated castle: Between Wandrahmsfleet and Holländischbrookfleet
Traditionsschiffahrten: On the way with the boat
Buying property in the Speicherstadt: Prices per square metre
Whether it’s a spacious semi-detached house, an exclusive
Record prices in the Speicherstadt: 150,000 euros per square metre
Conclusion: Living & Housing in the Speicherstadt
Living and living in Hamburg! Many dream of it, but some are deterred by the many relocation plans. The Speicherstadt is particularly attractive due to its unique flair, characterised by the many canals that run through the district, as well as the neo-Gothic brick buildings, which give the district its unique historical charm. The attractiveness of the residential area is also reflected in the prices per square metre. These have been rising very strongly for some time. Rightly so, in our opinion. Would you like to buy a property in the Speicherstadt? Then contact your trusted real estate agent.
Hamburg: Real estate in the Hanseatic City
Hamburg is the only metropolis in Germany that offers a port feeling. Every day, thousands of containers reach the city via the port facilities. That is why so many people are drawn to Hamburg. Not only is there a flourishing Hanseatic economy, Hamburg is also home to major media houses, advertising agencies and, of course, a correspondingly large number of real estate agents. Especially the Elbphilharmonie with its unique architecture stands for Hamburg.
Hamburg property market: Overview
Many apartments, lofts and penthouses offer unique views. Perfect for people who work a lot and therefore seek relaxation within their own four walls. Hamburg is not only the hub of the global economy, but with a high standard of living, impressive architecture, a diverse culture and a good geographical location, it also offers an attractive place to live for families, singles, couples or entrepreneurs and investors.
Living in Hamburg: Popular districts & residential areas
The Hanseatic city, Germany’s pearl in the north, is full of life and forms a centre for business and lifestyle. While the Elbe suburbs inspire with their proximity to the shore and the many villa districts, HafenCity and Speicherstadt enjoy great popularity due to their central location. Historic Harvestehude, culturally upscale Uhlenhorst and charming Winterhude are also among the most attractive places to live in the city. Find out all about the prices per square metre and properties in Hamburg’s most sought-after districts here. Read more here:
House, apartment and land for sale in Hamburg
While Othmarschen and Rotherbaum impress with their historic charm, the residential areas of Blankenese and Rissen delight with their views of the Elbe. And the modern Hafen City and progressive Harvestehude also enjoy great popularity. Do you want to sell your apartment, your apartment building or your own property here? With our free guides on selling real estate in Munich, you’ll be well prepared. Plus: everything you need to know about property valuation, estate agents & the process. Click here for the overview: Selling real estate in Hamburg.