St. Pauli is a working-class city borough in Hamburg, renowned for its red light district and the famous street called Reeperbahn. St. Pauli is located near Hamburg Harbour on the north bank of the river Elbe. It was originally where thirsty sailors came ashore for a drink. It has since expanded into the bustling hub of Hamburg’s nightlife that it is today.
However, there is a lot more to this area of Hamburg than meets the eye. During the day, St. Pauli is an area bustling with locals and visitors shopping and dining in local cafes and restaurants. There are also many museums and tourist attractions worth visiting near this area.
St. Pauli Nightlife
At nightfall, St. Pauli transforms into the heart of the city’s nightlife. Although the largest concentration of pubs and nightclubs are near Reeperbahn, there are also many other nice clubs, bars and restaurants in the surrounding areas in St. Pauli.
FC St. Pauli
Visitors to St. Pauli may see flags flying bearing a skull and crossbones. This is not a link to the history of the harbour but the supporter’s emblem. FC St. Pauli has had varying success in Bundesliga 2 and Bundesliga. The team has a large following in the area. Visiting Millerntor Stadium and the supporters shop is a must for football fans. On match days the team have used the Radisson Blu Hotel, Hamburg as their base since 2011.
Accommodation near St. Pauli
Explore St. Pauli from a central hotel in Hamburg. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Hamburg is conveniently placed when visiting St. Pauli and Hamburg Harbour, just a short walk or by public transport. Guests can return to stylish accommodation after returning for a night out in Hamburg.