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Magdeburg Water Bridge

Hohenwarthe, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Magdeburg Water Bridge

It’s not often that you’ll find a large navigable water way that is an aqueduct that is strong... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Mohali, India

We stopped by very early one winters morning en-route to Kassel from Berlin. Very interesting that... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
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Hohenwarthe, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

It’s not often that you’ll find a large navigable water way that is an aqueduct that is strong enough to handle commercial transportation, but that’s exactly what the Magdeburg Water Bridge does. The entire length of the bridge helps to control the water displacement so...More

1  Thank sharma30alka
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We stopped by very early one winters morning en-route to Kassel from Berlin. Very interesting that it is the largest canal underbridge in Europe. Also known as the Kanalbrücke Magdeburg or Trogbrücke Elbe. Great for a stroll across the bridge and back to take in...More

Thank JacquesMonica
Reviewed 3 February 2015

My wife and I and good friends got to experience this grat achievement. We have never seen a bridge that would take ships across another River. We had the opportunity to view ships going up the River and across the bridge. An engineering marvel. If...More

2  Thank BRahlf
Reviewed 7 October 2014

If you are driving on the highway A2, not far from Magdeburg you can have a very nice stop and see this pretty unique construction. On a sunny day there are plenty of cyclists and travelers in the area. There are couple of restaurant nearby,...More

1  Thank skifenok
Reviewed 17 September 2013

This interesting technical attraction is worth visiting - its for free, its possible to go there on foot or with a bike.

1  Thank Lioneska
Reviewed 7 May 2013

It is a navigable aqueduct in Germany, opened in October 2003 with a total length of 918 metres. Looks gorgeous as we visited the bridge at sunset

Thank Tatiana_Leyn
Reviewed 14 January 2013

The water bridge of Magdeburg is one of the wonders of German waterways engineering. It is a bridge that allows a canal (the Midland Canal, that runs across Germany to the Rhine)to cross the river Elbe (which goes north south and connects Hamburg and the...More

3  Thank Ramez L
Reviewed 16 November 2015
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Is this worth a day trip from Berlin? If so, any suggestions on transport/tours?
17 May 2015|
Response from BRahlf | Reviewed this property |
I think it is worth the trip. I don't know of any other place you would see something like this, but it has to be your kind of thing. I have seen postings that say the City of Madeburg is very nice to visit too. It... More