In Germany there is a separation of religion and state. Everyone is free to choose and practice their religion. There are many religious communities in Hamburg.

Here you can find a selection of communities, associations and cultural centres which you can contact.

Islamic communities
  • The Islamic centre Al-Nour and the Al-Nour mosque are part of SCHURA – The Counsel of Islamic Communities in Hamburg: www.al-nour.de, Sievekingsallee 191, 22111 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 28 05 39 14, E-Mail: info@al-nour.de (Islamisches Zentrum), info@schurahamburg.de (SCHURA).
  • The Fazle-Omar mosque is part of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat (AMJ): https://ahmadiyya.de/gebetsstaette/moscheen/hamburg/,  Wieckstraße 24,22527 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 40 55 60, kontakt@fazle-omar-moschee.de.
  • The Hamburg-Barmbek Ali Paşa Camii is a part of the DITIB Turkish Islamic Community in Hamburg: Hamburger Straße 199, 22083 Hamburg. Tel:+49 40 200 93 47, E-Mail: sezginyuksek@web.de.
Christian communities
  • St. Michaelis-Kirche (St. Michaelis-Church) is part of the Evangelical Lutheran church in Northern Germany: www.st-michaelis.de, Englische Planke 1,20459 Hamburg. Tel:+49 40 37 67 80, E-Mail: info@st-michaelis.de, Monday to Sunday: 10 am – 11:45 am und 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm.
  • St. Petri-Kirche (St. Petri church) with the counselling and pastoral care centre is part of the Evangelical Lutheran church in Northern Germany: Bei der Petrikirche 2,20095 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 325 74 00, E-Mail: info@sankt-petri.de; Opening times: Monday to Friday 10 am – 6:30 pm, Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 11:30 am – 6 pm (church); Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11 am – 6 pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 11 am – 9 pm, Sunday and holidays 11:30 am – 3:00 pm (counselling and pastoral care centre, address: Bei der Petrikirche 3); Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 11 am – 1 pm, Thursday 3 pm – 5 pm (office).
  • You can find additional Evangelical-Lutheran churches here: www.kirche-hamburg.de.
  • The St.-Marien-Dom (St. Mary’s Cathedral in Hamburg) belongs to the Hamburg Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church: https://mariendomhamburg.de/, Am Mariendom 7, 20099 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 28 49 90 70,
    Email: pfarrbuero@mariendomhamburg.de, opening hours: Monday to Sun-day 9 am – 7 pm (church); Monday to Friday 10 am – 1 pm, Tuesday to Thursday 3 pm – 5 pm (office); pastoral care appointments on appointment.
  • The St. Maria & St. Shmuni parish (Winsener Str. 187, 21077 Hamburg, tel.: +49 40 796 27 13) and the St. Dimet parish (Im Neugrabener Dorf 40, 21147 Hamburg, tel.: +49 40 790 37 62) belong to the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch.
  • The church of St. Petrus the last martyr is a part of the Coptic Orthodox Church: https://kopten.de/gemeinden/hamburg/, Schröderstiftstraße 34, 20146 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 53 24 784.
  • The HafenCity Ecumenical Forum is supported by various Christian churches: Shanghaiallee 12, 20457 Hamburg, https://oekumenisches-forum-hafencity.de/, Tel: +49 40 36 90 02 780, E-Mail: info@oefh.de. Opening hours: 10 am – 6:30 pm (chapel).

The listed websites often provide further dates for events such as prayer services.

Alevi communities
  • The Altona Alevi Community is a part of the Alevi Community in Hamburg (HAKM) – Hamburg Alevi Kültür Merkezi: Nobistor 33.35, 22767 Hamburg. Tel:+49 40 389 27 24,Email: hhalevikulturzentrum@googlemail.com
Jewish communities

The Jewish community in Hamburg is part of the Central Council of Jews in Germany: Grindelhof 30, 20146 Hamburg, https://www.jghh.org/, tel: +49 40 440 94 40, E-Mail: info@jghh.org.

  • Liberal Jewish Community Hamburg: Große Johannisstraße 13, 20457 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 32 08 66 77, E-Mail: gemeinde@davidstern.de. Opening hours: Tuesday and Friday 10 am – 2 pm (office).
Hindu communities
Buddhist community
  • Tibetan Centre: www.tibet.de, Tel:+49 40 29 84 34 100, E-Mail: tz@tibet.de,
    – Hermann-Balk-Str. 106, 22147 Hamburg (central office, Hamburg Berne)
    – Gütherstraße 39, 22087 (Standort Hafen-City)

Opening hours: You can check the webpage, Facebook and the newsletter for information on the current hours.

Bahá‘í community
  • The Hamburg Bahá‘í community has a community in Altona, Bergedorf, Eimsbüttel, Harburg, Mitte, Nord and Wandsbek: https://hamburg.bahai.de/, central phone number +49 1782025252, E-Mail: hamburg@bahai.de.

Last Updated: 19.11.2020

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