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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The lift going down was a bit of a mess so took the stairs, which are ok if your steady on your feet and perhaps use to a bit of exercise. Interesting to walk the tunnel but nothing much to see the other side. Its...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its very nice to see how early engineer manage to do this historic tunnel back in 1911 men this tunnel was up and running. The other big benefit its free and you will manage your daily walk :-) must see

Thank MatsH1971
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tunnel was completed in 1911. It is 426 m long and people still drive there to get to the other bank of the river. Impressive.

Thank Nadiia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came across this 'attraction' by complete chance after deciding to follow a group of people who had been queuing by a lift and I'm really pleased I did! Fantastic architecture under the River Elbe, I can't quite believe how old the structure is and...More

1  Thank Zoë B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have some spare time, visit the tunnel. It was a bit congested when we visited but it was nice walk & a different experience.

Thank Latinhunny33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We entered here as it was free and were able to walk there and back. There were many cyclists and didn’t take very long to get there and back but was good to Venture through and gain knowledge of the tunnels purpose.

Thank x_KJS17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a 30 minute walk, then this is for you. A nice walk along a 100 year old tunnel and a good view from the southern side of the Elbe looking north. Either walk down the stairs or catch the lift...More

Thank emtnems
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the tunnel itself is amazing for the fact that Germans could create such a well constructed tunnel such a long time ago. The whole back and forth trip takes around 20 minutes and its a good walk

Thank catsham_j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting to look at but wont spend much time in it.Its just a long walk back and forth but recommended

Thank Rafael A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the city for some time and finding some free stuff to do, it’s an excellent choice and very conveniently placed near landungsbrücke

Thank Aakanksha T
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14 August 2017|
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Response from Elin T | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is.
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Mikael T
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.