Tomas Kaiser, PhD of Cultural Sciences, combines and explains the diversity of development, structure and history of Hamburg. He is specialized in urban development and architecture of the 19th, 20th and 21st century at the rivers Alster, Elbe and Bille.
"There are many possibilities to explore this liveable and modern city with me, examples include the international urban exhibition, district development of Perlenkette, Kiez, Schanze or Wilhelmsburg. This is possible individually, be it with bicycle, by foot or with other means of transportation of your choice. I am more than happy to discuss and create an individual experience for you."
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"The historical, amphibian Hamburg is a total work of art: first an early modern european example of urban development for the UNESCO due to the districts Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel; secondly one of the most dynamic cities in Germany for architects and urban planners due to the district HafenCity and Elbphilharmonie. I am currently available for consultation via telephone or Skype."
Consultation is available for one or multiple day trips to Hamburg - fast, individual, flexible according to your wishes and visions. Tomas Kaiser has devoted himself to being able to adress your particular areas of travel interest. He will be happy to support you with all aspects of your trip scheduling - from hotel reservations, city walks, bus and boat tours including plans for lunch, dinner or cultural evening events.
Covid-19 brought social life to a halt, including life in Hamburg. As from the 13th May 2020 the social distancing was lifted, Tomas Kaiser will happily walk you through Hamburg again by foot or bicycle ride. City tours, in small groups, will be perfectly arranged for your healthy vacation, virus-free. Discover the calm places of Hamburg with Tomas Kaiser. Examples like the Green Ring nature trail require an experienced guide to navigate. Your dedicated private tour guide Tomas Kaiser is waiting your arrival.
Tomas Kaiser - born in Hamburg - studied Applied Cultural Sciences in Lüneburg and Pavia/Italy (architectural history amongst other things). He accomplished his first apprenticeship as a Shipping Agent at Hapag-Lloyd. After his doctorate in Vienna and Lüneburg he attended a two-year-program at the University of Arts "Muthesius" in Kiel.
"The likeable, original Hamburgian knows his city so well that in a two-hour bicycle tour I got totally different views of the city which I would have never discovered. I visited Hamburg multiple occasions, but with this outstanding tour I observed a city which grows and grows and grows."
"Tomas Kaiser has a doctorate in Cultural Sciences. He is an excellent expert for the city of Hamburg."
"Tomas H. Kaiser perfectly knows his hometown. The doctor for Applied Cultural Sciences is an official expert for Hamburg and its buildings. His talent for storytelling first revealed itself in Italy."
"Tomas Kaiser is an excited guide, he also stops during the bike tour to explain and show."
"The expert guides Stephen Perry and Tomas Kaiser led the numerous visitors through the opulent office building of Brahms Kontor with lively lectures ."
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"'I guess, we're used to talking to strangers here as trading with foreigners was always part of our culture,' said Tomas Kaiser, an Artist and Tour Guide, before ordering a fresh round of Astra beers."
Europe For Visitors (USA):
"Tomas is "certified by the BVGD (the Association of Tourist Guides in Germany), and he has several specialties that are worth mentioning: architecture, harbor history, bicycle tours and the HafenCity."
"Tomas Kaiser "revealed (...) surprising features about Hamburg during the press visit."
"Tomas Kaiser runs bicycle tours of old Hamburg with a historical an architectural slant, and together we go for a spin around the neighbourhood. It's stunning."
Fairmont Moments (CA):
"Tomas Kaiser told us a lot about the coffee and tea export in Hamburg."
Atod Magazine (CA):
"Mr. Tomas Kaiser (…) led us through the city with an encyclopedic knowledge of every building, the rich history, the artist commissioned to revive this city on the water, and so much more."
"Kaiser's Hamburg. Artist and tour guide Tomas Kaiser shares his personal recommendations."
ADAC Musikreisen | München
Alster und Elbe - Architekturführungen | Hamburg
Arkitours | Kopenhagen
Atlantic Kempinski | Hamburg
Atlas Reisen | Zürich
BEEFTEA Life | Berlin
blog.inberlin | Berlin
Bürgerschaft Hamburg | Hamburg
Camonsite | Berlin
Christoph Heilmann - Hamburg nach Maß | Hamburg
DG HYP | Hamburg
DZT Deutsche Zentrale für Tourismus | Frankfurt
Elbphilharmonie Hamburg | Hamburg
HafenCity GmbH | Hamburg
Hamburg Convention Bureau | Hamburg
Hamburg Marketing | Hamburg
Hamburg Messe | Hamburg
Hamburg Tourismus | Hamburg
Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten | Hamburg
Haspa (Hamburger Sparkasse) | Hamburg
Jasper - Auge in Auge mit den Giganten | Hamburg
Kultur + Reisen | Berlin
Kulturskolen | Esbjerg
Louis C. Jacob | Hamburg
Palco Reale | Hamburg
Somedia | Chur
Stadtpunkte Hamburg | Hamburg
Twerenbold | Baden-Rütihof
VDR Verband Deutscher Reeder | Hamburg
You can find a selection of photos and videos of Tomas Kaiser's Hamburg here. The old, "white" Hamburg with its villas and swans, the "red" Hamburg with trading houses and former factories, the "trendy" Hamburg with the beaches and the lively neighbourhood of Sternschanze as well as the "new" Hamburg at the Elbe river with the famous Elbphilharmonie and the port.