Event location

All events of H.H. the Dalai Lama will take place in CCH Congress Centre Hamburg: At Dammtor/ Marseiller Street.

The Congress Centre is located in central Hamburg, at the train station Dammtor, next to the park "Planten un Blomen". There are numerous hotels, cafés and restaurants close by.

The climatised exhibition hall H seats about 7000 participants and measures 140 x 50 metres. You can select your seat when you book your entry ticket as it is numbered. There is a ca. 56 metre distance to stage for the price category III and for category V it is ca.109 metres. Large video screens provides good views from all the seats.

Travel directions

The CCH Congress Centre Hamburg is centrally located directly at ICE train station Hamburg-Dammtor. You can find travelling directions on CCH homepage

Special fare from German Rail (Deutsche Bahn)

We kindly ask you to use environmentally friendly transportation for your travels. You are contributing to reducing the negative impact on climate stemming from major events. For such events, 70% of the CO2 emissions are caused from the arrivals and departures of participants.

For the Dalai Lama event, the German Rail has a special offer for travelling with ICE/IC and EC trains. The tariff is limited to the following:

From all German train stations, you travel to the event are at a fixed price: RT for €99 in 2nd class, and RT for €159 in 1st class (Destination train station: Hamburg-Dammtor).

Ticket reservations under these conditions can be directly booked from end of February on at the German Rail by calling 01806 31 11 53, keyword, "Dalai Lama 2014" (rate per call: €0.20 from landline, mobile max. €0.60)

Book your ticket directly online. Please click here.

For those travelling from Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern the respective regional ticket is the best choice (from €22).

Travelling in Hamburg

We highly recommend travelling by public transportation as parking is limited.

You can rent a city bike within Hamburg; stations are located in the entire inner city - see: stadtrad.hamburg.de/kundenbuchung/

Or travel to CCH by

  • Bus (various routes lead to Dammtor, i.e. Metrobus 4 and 5),
  • S-Bahn (Station Dammtor) or
  • U-Bahn (Station Stephansplatz)

Information regarding your route can be found at the HVV website: www.hvv.de and at the HVV App.

Instructions for wheelchair users: For travelling and tickets, we kindly ask wheelchair users to send an email to: info(at)dalailama-hamburg(dot)de You will receive the pertinent information and permits there.