VIDEO: How Hamburg’s laughing stock became its crown jewel

VIDEO: How Hamburg’s laughing stock became its crown jewel

Costing €700 more than originally planned, Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie was once the butt of jokes in the Harbour City. Now it's among its top tourist attractions.

Chanel fashion show sails into Hamburg for Lagerfeld homecoming

Chanel fashion show sails into Hamburg for Lagerfeld homecoming

4 million people visit Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie concert hall in first year

4 million people visit Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie concert hall in first year

New York conductor Gilbert to lead Hamburg’s ambitious orchestra

New York conductor Gilbert to lead Hamburg’s ambitious orchestra

IN PICTURES: See all the glitz and glam of Hamburg’s dazzling new concert hall

IN PICTURES: See all the glitz and glam of Hamburg’s dazzling new concert hall

Dazzling new concert hall set to put Hamburg on world map

Dazzling new concert hall set to put Hamburg on world map

Overbudget concert house ‘possibly criminal’

Overbudget concert house ‘possibly criminal’

Harmony restarts work on Hamburg opera house

Harmony restarts work on Hamburg opera house

Showcase concert hall divides Hamburg

Showcase concert hall divides Hamburg

Hamburg’s new philharmonic hit by cost explosion

Hamburg’s new philharmonic hit by cost explosion