Dip into history at the idyllic Ahrensburg Castle



  • 1:00 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m.
Main Railway Station Hamburg, Mönckebergstraße exit

Take in the castle’s magnificent splendor, and learn surprising history facts. Join us in exploring the cultural past of this regional gem full of fascinating architecture, ornate rooms, and artifacts.

Built in the sixteenth century, the castle looks back on more than 400 years of history. It is an impressive example of renaissance architecture in northern Germany. The surrounding picturesque garden invites visitors to take a walk and relax against a splendid backdrop of flower beds, ancient trees, and a romantic pond. Let us discover everything together and enjoy some time away from the bustling big city.

Cost: A small fee of 1,50 € is required to take part in this event. Bring the correct amount with you in cash to pay at the beginning of the event.

Guided Tour: A free mobile app is available to guide you through the castle. If you wish to use this route, please download the app and the audioguie to your phone before your visit and feel free to bring your headphones. You can find the download links for Android and iOS on the castle's website: https://www.schloss-ahrensburg.de. The audio guide is available in both German and English.

Language: The event will be held in German and/or English—feel free to participate regardless of the language. Our team of tutors will also be happy to speak with you in many other languages!

Contact and information: If you have any questions, contact the Cultural Events and Leisure Activities team. Find further information about us and our program on the PIASTA website.

We look forward to your participation!

Your PIASTA Team

Course number
Led by
Sivasruthi Kesavan, PIASTA Tutor; Diana Garcia, PIASTA Tutor
Target group
Students, Doctoral Students, UHH graduates
Max number of participants
german, english
Booking period
You can book this event until 6:00 p.m. on 22 October 2023.

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