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Alter Elbtunnel

Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 30051300
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“long tunnel” (8 reviews)
“elbe river” (36 reviews)
Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
St. Pauli
+49 40 30051300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You have to go under the Elben if you visit Hamburg! First: it is free of charge Second: You get the most amazing wiev of Hambug from the "other side", after walking in a beautiful tunnel.

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A nice wander under the river and a good view back at Hamburg. The greatest pleasure though is seeing the attention to detail. Glorious tile work, including decorative tiles throughout the tunnel and glorious car lifts (which pedestrians could use when we went at a...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was really funny to walk beneath the Elb river, in the old tunnel. Amazing details, and in the summer its nice and cool down there. Free to walk. :D

Thank Christian J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Interesting walk through tunnel from port. Past bridge 6 I think to enter. Sight seeing point on riverside. Lifts available if you don't feel like the stairs

Thank debra o
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great experience for anyone visiting the harbor. A leisurely stroll back in time and a nice view of Hamburg and the harbor.

1  Thank Christian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on an extremely hot day, and it was great to go down underground and enjoy the cool temperature. Very interesting old tunnel with great tile work. There is an elevator that takes you down to the tunnel level, then you walk on a...More

Thank Firepat23
Reviewed 1 week ago

This interesting attraction was a nice part of our long walk through town. It was unique in my experience, so I'm glad I did it. I found the stairwells adjacent to the lifts to be even more spectacular than the tunnel itself. At the end...More

Thank TimeTravellr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance is a bit hidden but close to a tourist information centre to ask for direction. You can go downstairs by steps which what I recommend or you go down to the tunnel by lift. Pretty cool historic experience

Thank Squeezyheadface
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While there is not so much to see during the short walk (15-20 minutes) to the other side of the Elbe, there is a very special atmosphere to enjoy, the technology of the late 19th century and the feeling to walk below a large river....More

Thank MatthiasNoch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a busier spot than we expected. Very chilly down there. Quite an engineering feat in its heyday.

Thank pinn
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Mikael T
11 April 2017|
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Response from mandy d | Reviewed this property |
free to walk/cycle through
Ben C
19 December 2016|
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Response from Timminstravelers | Reviewed this property |
According to a German news site, there are 132 steps.
8 October 2015|
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Response from Flemming E | Reviewed this property |
There are always many taxis at the Landgangsbrücke
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