Above: The Linden Terrace at Hotel Louis C. Jacob in Hamburg, Germany

A 20-minute drive from the city center along the Elbchaussee — Hamburg’s most elegant avenue, lined with parks and impressive prewar villas — takes you to Hotel Louis C. Jacob, with 85 accommodations and a sensational Michelin two-star restaurant overlooking the Elbe. Amazingly, the restaurant’s Linden terrace looks almost exactly the same as when Max Liebermann, Germany’s most important Impressionist, painted it in 1902 (you can see the painting in the Hamburger Kunsthalle).

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