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An industrial gem in the heart of Brandenburg (80km North of Berlin Mitte)...

i was out seeing a friend and de-toured to this industrial gem. There is a wonderful free entry... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Very interesting

Very interesting place to visit. It also have little museum where you can see the history of the... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
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Hebewerkstr. 52, 16248 Niederfinow, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 33362 71377
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

i was out seeing a friend and de-toured to this industrial gem. There is a wonderful free entry museum with a friendly lady, and there are two small places to eat. Key is the construction and its histroy, planned long ago, finished 1934, survived all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. It also have little museum where you can see the history of the lift and get all information about it.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank YuraM62
Reviewed 22 April 2017

As many other reviewers already pointed out, the ship lift is an impressive piece of engineering which is definitely worth a visit (just a an hours' drive from central Berlin). The visitors' walkway will lead you up to the actual lift where you can walk...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank kr0elle
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Eighty years on and this is still an engineering masterpiece. The adjacent concrete replacement is due to take over - or at least become operational - in the not too distant future but in the meantime make the most of this marvel of German engineering...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank MandM29
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Built in 1934, the Boat Lift Niederfinow still carries over 10 thousand boats a year - with the water under them. It was amazing to see this huge construction. I've never imagined anything like this exists. If you drove there you can drop in to...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank alidaszabo
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Α feat of engineering with great usefulness in life along the river.This project is one of the most important works that I have seen in my life and while it is very well maintained.Bravo to Niederfinow

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Giannis_Anna96
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

It's impressive to see the enormous ship elevator working. We didn't go up the stairs but had a look from below. You could see the elevator working quite good from there. It's worth a visit when you are in the area.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank AlexAnnemiek
Reviewed 30 May 2015

The boat lift (Schiffshebewerk) Niederflow is a technological marvel considering that it it is continually in use since it was built more than 80 years ago. It is definitely worth a visit so join the crowd of locals and tourists if you are in the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Vid P
Reviewed 9 December 2014

The boat lift is situated not very far from the Poland boarder. It is a fascinating steel building where also rather big ships can be lifted high up Before they continue the trips. Parking is not freee...

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank JohanAdolf
Reviewed 15 July 2014

For a very small fee you can climb up the slope and steps to the upper canal platform and watch the boats being loaded into a huge basin of water and then being lifted or lowered 36 meters. It is real marvel to behold. My...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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