Star Sconce) is a quarter in the center of Hamburg (Germany) within the Altona borough. In 2014, the population was 7,776 on an area of 0.6 sq km with a density of 14,113 inhabitants per sq km. After Reeperbahn, it's Hamburg's best known entertainment and nightlife district.
The 'Strandperle' (lit.: beach pearl), in walking distance of the Övelgönne ferry stop, is considered the mother of all urban beach clubs. Today, clubs like Hamburg City Beach Club, Lago Bay, Hamburg del Mar and StrandPauli provide a relaxed summer atmosphere with a view over the Elbe. Also worth mentioning is the 'Alter Schwede' – a 217t stone pulled out of the Elbe River. This colossal rock was found during dredging work in the river in 1999.
The Old Elbe Tunnel, or Alter Elbtunnel in German, opened in 1911 and runs under the Elbe River from St. Pauli to Steinwerder in the Port of Hamburg. The Old Elbe Tunnel, or Alter Elbtunnel in German, opened in 1911 and runs under the Elbe River from St. Pauli to Steinwerder in the Port of Hamburg.
The Fischmarkt Hamburg-Altona GmbH (FMH) develops and administrates the area of the fishing port in the Altona district of Hamburg, Germany. By doing so, it connects integrated services in frozen goods logistics, production and commerce with a well set-up range of real estate.