Hamburg Town Hall in autumn mood
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A picture like I had for over a week in my mind. On the way home on a Friday evening I had seen the avenue trees at the Ballindamm in great autumn coloring and from the corner of my eye … read more and write a comment …

Hamburg Town Hall — Ratsstube
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The Senate of the Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg meets once a week in the Council Chamber (Ratsstube). On the entrance door the letters SPQH inspired by ancient Rome, here it stands for: »SENATUS POPOLUSQUE HAMBURGENSIS« which means: »Senate and People … read more and write a comment …

Hamburg Town Hall — Senatstreppenhaus
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It is a fascinating sight to lie on the red carpet under the dome of the Senate staircase in Hamburg’s Town Hall and look up. Slowly I discover the writing »GOTT MIT UNS / GOD WITH US«, which is written … read more and write a comment …

Hamburg Town Hall — Turmsaal
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The tower hall with its cupola separates the two sides of the town hall. The 112‐metre‐high town hall tower rises above the hall. The murals show the ancient city republics of Athens, Amsterdam, Rome and Venice. Hence its real name … read more and write a comment …