Fish Auction Hall in Hamburg

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The Fish Auction Hall (German: Fischauktionshalle) was built in Altona, today part of Hamburg, Germany, in 1895/96 at the newly constructed fishing port. It is located at 9, Große Elbstraße. From 1982 to 1984 it was fully renovated. Since 1984 it has been a cultural heritage monument, demonstrating the importance of fish trade for the former rival cities of Hamburg and Altona. Today, it is used for events, such as Hafengeburtstag.

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The fish auction hall was built in the style of a three-aisled basilica and was supposed to be reminiscent of the ancient Roman market halls. Shortly after the construction of the auction hall, the Altonaer Fischmarkt achieved higher sales than the Hamburger, which then set up their own Altonaer auction hall.

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