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  Kleiner Pulverteich 17,20099 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). www.ahmadiyya.de Wieckstraße 24,22527 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 40 55 60,hamburg@ahmadiyya.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 29988 28, E-Mail: info@ditib-nord.de.
Alevi communities
  • The Altona Alevi Community is a part of the Alevi Community in Hamburg (HAKM) – Hamburg Alevi Kültür Merkezi: www.alevi-hamburg.com, Nobistor 33.35, 22767 Hamburg. Tel:+49 40 389 27 24,Email: hhalevikulturzentrum@googlemail.com
Christian communities

The parishes of St. Michaelis (Michel), St. Petri and other parishes (www.kirche-hamburg.de) are part of the Evangelical Lutheran church in northern Germany. You can find Christian communities here:

  • St. Michaelis-Kirche (St. Michaelis-Church): 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 – 6 pm.
  • St. Petri-Kirche (St. Petri church) with the counselling and pastoral care centre: Bei der Petrikirche 2,20095 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 325 74 00, E-Mail: info@sankt-petri.de, Opening times: Monday to Friday 11 am – 6:30 pm, Saturday 11 am – 5 pm, Sunday 9 am – 8 pm (church); Monday to Saturday 11 am – 6 pm, Wednesday 11 am – 9 pm, Sunday 11:30 am – 3:00 pm (counselling and pastoral care centre); Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 11 am – 1 pm, Thursday 3 pm – 5 pm (office)..
  • The St. Marien-Dom (St. Mary’s Cathedral in Hamburg) belongs to the Hamburg Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church: Am Ma-riendom 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, Thursday 3 pm – 5 pm (office); pastoral care appointments on appointment.
  • The St. Maria & St. Shmuni parish in Hamburg-Harburg and the St. Dimet parish belong to the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch: www.syrisch-orthodox.org/index.php/kontakt, E-Mail: info@syrisch-orthodox.org.
  • The church of St. Petrus the last martyr is a part of the Coptic Orthodox Church: www.kopten.de/kontakt, SchröderstiftStraße 34, 20146 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 53 24 784.
  • The HafenCity Ecumenical Forum is supported by various Christian churches: Shanghaiallee 12, 20457 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 36 90 02 780, E-Mail: info@oefh.de. opening hours: Monday: 1 pm – 5 pm, Tuesday to Friday: 9 am – 5 pm

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

Jewish communities

The Jewish community in Hamburg is part of the Central Council of Jews in Germany: Grindelhof 30, 20146 Hamburg. 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.
Hindu communities
  • The Bhakti yoga centre is part of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Krummholzberg 9, 21073 Hamburg. Tel:015110652236. Email: vaidyanath.acbsp@pamho.net.
Buddhist community
  • Tibetan Centre: www.tibet.de, Hermann-Balk-Str. 106, 22147 Hamburg. Tel:+49 40 644 35 85, E-Mail: tz@tibet.de,visitor hours: Tuesday 6 pm – 6:30 pm and on request.
Bahá‘í community
  • The Hamburg Bahá‘í community has a community in Altona, Bergedorf, Eimsbüttel, Harburg, Mitte, Nord and Wandsbek: www.hamburg.bahai.de, central phone number +49 1782025252, E-Mail: hamburg@bahai.de.

Last Updated: 08.02.2018

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