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Blind and partially sighted people

  • Visitors in need of support should please contact the visitor service in advance or go to the reception desk in the City Hall lobby (for directions please scroll down).
  • The coordinate location of the main entrance is N 53.55055, E 9.9927490. 
  • You can get to the Hamburg Parliament by accessible public transport using bus routes 3,4,5 and 6 as well as 31,34,35,36,37 and 109 (Rathausmarkt stop). The rapid transit (S-Bahn) and underground (U-Bahn) stations at Jungfernstieg (S1, S2, S3 and U1, U2, U4) and the Rathaus underground station (U3) do not have lifts. You can find more information on the HVV website.
  • Directions from the south exit of Jungfernstieg rapid transit (S-Bahn) station to the information desk in the City Hall lobby: Leave the Rathaus-Passage to the left via the steps. Continue straight ahead for 50 metres parallel to the façade of the City Hall. In front of the large main entrance turn right towards the building. There is always a police officer on duty here. Go through the main entrance into the porch beyond. After 8 metres you will come to a wooden door, a vestibule and another wooden door. Enter the City Hall lobby and turn right. Walk 6 metres, past the fountain, to reach the information desk. Staff there will be able to help you with any questions.
  • Assistance dogs are of course welcome in the City Hall.
  • Information in Braille about the City Hall and the Hamburg Parliament in German can be borrowed from the information desk in the City Hall lobby.
  • You can hear the content of this website read aloud by using the ReadSpeaker. Click on the “Read aloud” button on the page in question to start. The text will be read aloud and highlighted on the screen at the same time. No download is necessary to use this function.
  • The Hamburg Parliament website is currently being improved with the help of the BIK initiative for barrier-free information and communication.

We are happy to help if you have any further questions. Please get in touch with the visitor service (email: kontakt@bk.hamburg.de or tel: +49 (0)40 42831-2409).

We are always working to improve accessibility, which is not always easy in an historic building. Please do not hesitate to speak to us if you have a problem. We will do our best to find a solution so that you can be part of political life in Hamburg.

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