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Watercastle – Hamburg by silketuexen

The “Speicherstadt” in Hamburg, Germany is the largest warehouse district in the world where the buildings stand on timber-pile foundations, oak logs, in this particular case. It is located in the port of Hamburg—within the HafenCity quarter—and was built from 1883 to 1927. The district was built as a free zone to transfer goods without paying customs. As of 2009 the district and the surrounding area is under redevelopment. As the first site in Hamburg, it has been awarded the status of UNESCO World Heritage Site on 5 July 2015.

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Speicherstadt Hamburg by LarsKrux

The Speicherstadt in Hamburg, Germany was recently nominated for the Unesco World Heritage status.
The “water castle” is one of the remarkable historic buildings in that part of the city

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