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Alter Elbtunnel

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Address: Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
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+49 40 30051300
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US$27.14*
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Hamburg Harbor and Elbe River Walking Tour
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Impressive and cold

Read about this tunnel and definitely wanted to see it personally. It is impressive when you are underground and you have to walk. Almost 2km. But it is pretty cold down there ;)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Lu L
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Read about this tunnel and definitely wanted to see it personally. It is impressive when you are underground and you have to walk. Almost 2km. But it is pretty cold down there ;)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great, fun thing to do if you have a spare hour. You take a lift down and then walk under the river. The other side has great views of the city so it's definitely worth doing just for them.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Reminds us of the walk through the tunnel under Thames river, London that we did in 2009. However, this tunnel is much longer, 426.5 m . One can reach the place by taking U3 and alighting at Landungsbrucken. This tunnel was built to become the shortest route linking St.Pauli, the free port and Steinwerder shipyards. It was a cool walk... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must do free attraktion in Hamburg. Great view from the other side. Have an Astra beer and watch the ships go by...

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Cairo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

U drive into this tunnel with ur car under the Elbe. To get down u drive ur car into an elevator. It's a must do. attraction.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit in Hamburg. Not only is a cool place to visit, but also gives you the opportunity of taking nice pictures over Hamburg. Free! If you want to walk the whole way, and return, it takes you 30, 40min.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I personally am a keen photographer (although I am just learning) and having read reviews on here decided to drag my boyfriend along. We were both glad we had taken this walk as the history of the tunnel was interesting and the alternative views of the city were very pleasing. At the time we took the walk it was closed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can either chose to walk down stairs or take the elevator to get to the bottom of the tunnel. Once at the tunnel entrance, you can walk to the other side of the river - the tunnel goes under the river and it is a nice walk across but you need to pay attention to cars!! Yes, cars. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is an interesting place to visit. You go down 20m on a elevator or stairs - there is also an elevator for cars - and you cross a beautiful tunnel built in 1911 that goes under the water. At the end you have a view from a different side of the port, but nothing more. You have to cross... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a fan of engineering, I was keen to visit this iconic tunnel and I wasn't disappointed! The only thing that surprised me was how many other people were doing the same, which is great. The tunnel connects St Pauli, near the Landungsbrucken, on the Hamburg side with the harbour. Once upon a time this would have been a route... More 

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