A walk through the district provides not only an individual shopping experience but spoils the visitors with overwhelming impressions of a unique architecture. Especially the boulevard “Colonnaden” with its Wilhelminian style scenery and the historically unique arcade are always an experience even for long-established hanseatic residents. It is home to numerous traditional companies with their individual assortments. Especially on warm days, the street spreads a Mediterranean flair that invites you to stroll and relax in one of the many restaurants with outdoor seating. The Gänsemarkt is only a few steps from the Colonnaden. Here, the Gänsemarkt Passage awaits the visitor with its range of international fashion labels. From there, you can head to the ABC-Viertel, where the mix of red brick buildings, white Art Nouveau houses, and modern architecture creates a suspenseful contrast. There are a range of boutiques, jewellery and lifestyle stores, through to antique and art dealers. The Marriott Hotel bar is a popular meeting place for hotel guests, tourists, and locals.
The restaurant “Die Bank”, in the former banking hall of a credit institution, has a nationally excellent reputation due to his light, refined cuisine and stylish ambience.
With various underground and tram railway lines to Jungfernstieg (U1, U2, U4 and S1, S2, S3) as well as with the MetroBus lines 4, 5 and bus line 109 · With the U2 to Gänsemarkt as well as with the MetroBus lines 4, 5 and bus line 109.