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Alter Elbtunnel

Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 30051300
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Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
St. Pauli
+49 40 30051300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A nice way to spend approximately an hour in Hamburg. Take the lift (or stairs) down and walk the old tunnel that is situated under the river. On the other side there is a tiny kiosk that sells beer, coffee, sodas and matjes sandwiches (not...More

Thank BrittMari2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

Old (over 100 years) building technique under the Elbe river. There is nothing to see on other side, only views to the down town

Thank jarmojalkanen
Reviewed 6 days ago

A place out of time in Hamburg. The small tunnel is 100 years old and still allows cars, bikes and walkers to cross the Elbe. It's really beautiful and the view from the other bank is nice.

Thank Lews31
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited this place yesterday. Whole area looked under renovation or construction. I could not get in.

Thank 석환 이
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite difficult to find the entrance given no clear signage ! Not much to see in the tunnel! Even walk to the other side of the city is not worth! Better spend time to go to Hafen City instead ! Not a must see !...More

Thank Wongweinei
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very helpful, funny employee ushered us on to the large lift which took us down into the depths. It's a good 5 - 10 minute easy walk along the pavement, with occasional car passing. Lots of nautical tiles set into the walls; and I...More

Thank Dubhag
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a real treat. You take either the stairs or elevator down to walk under the Elbe River. Then repeat to go up on the other side. Best part is it was done around 1911 showing off German engineering and elegant design. Check out...More

Thank DavidTAC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a free place to go and is still operating. Sometimes small vehicle and bicycle would be running pass you while pedestrian are walking at the two sides of the car road. This tunnel is amazing as it was constructed a hundred years ago;...More

Thank Kanballfu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely worth seeing! We walked all the way in both directions. Really nice place to ad. Ire technology from 1911

Thank Marina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit Hamburg every year for the past twelve years and it's crazy you don't realise something so interesting and amazing is there. The steps down to the tunnel the Hard Rock Cafe side set the tone for the rest of the site the engineering is...More

Thank travellingjacko
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14 August 2017|
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Response from Elin T | Reviewed this property |
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10 April 2017|
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Response from mandy d | Reviewed this property |
free to walk/cycle through
Ben C
18 December 2016|
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Response from Timminstravelers | Reviewed this property |
According to a German news site, there are 132 steps.