A must-see for all visitors to Hamburg is the legendary Fischmarkt. Attracting over 70,000 visitors every Sunday, the Hamburg Fischmarkt is Hamburg's most traditional market and is definitely worthy of a visit. The market began in 1703 and has since become one of Hamburg’s most beloved traditions. Visitors to the market will be able to find a variety of items ranging from fresh seafood and exotic fruits and teas to beautiful flowers, healthy nuts, cheese, souvenirs and so much more. While here, visitors must make it a point to visit the historic fish auction hall, which is located right next to the bustling open-air market. The lively 300-year old market is the perfect spot to people watch, and is also great for those looking to pick up some traditional local items.
Every Sunday: April to October: 5am – 9.30am; November to March: 7am – 9.30am
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The various local goods available for sale
While Muslim visitors will not be able to find prayer facilities at the Hamburg Fischmarkt, they will definitely be able to find a couple of prayer facilities in the city. Two well-known mosques in Hamburg are the Central Masjid of Hamburg and the Fazle Omar Masjid. Muslim tourists could therefore ask the locals to guide them to the nearest prayer facility to the market when needed.
Visitors to the Hamburg Fischmarkt will be able to find a plethora of delicious food items to sample while at the market. Also, because the city of Hamburg is home to a sizeable Muslim population, Muslim visitors to the market can ask for directions to the best Halal restaurant near the market.