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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 yesterday

We had the chance to visit it during Hamburg's cruise days in September. The whole tunnel was lighted in blue. We spent quite some time here as time seems to flow slower. It really had an appeasing flair.

Thank Logan S
Reviewed yesterday

A long tunnel under water takes you to the time people had to walk from one side of city to the other that took long time.In cold weather rainy or snow this tunnel was a kind of gift and trophy. You can imagine many people...More

Thank fariba s
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You have to try and place yourself in the time when this was constructed in 1907 to start to begin to appreciate this amazing achievement. Its a tunnel yes, but it is also something man made before computers and modern construction techniques. Superb piece of...More

Thank Soopakev
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic place to go. There is even a elevator, to drive with the car through. Absolut faszinating to see how tunnels were build in older times. So beautiful and due to not enough space for long entrance, they build stairs and elevators...More

Thank JanChilian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit to walk through this very long foot tunnel. Echo and vintage, it is something different if you have time to go.

Thank TrendyVicar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good easy way to get to the other side of the Elbe. Very nicely maintained and worth the stroll/cycle through

Thank Alain F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rented a bike and took it through the tunnel. Because it’s under construction, you must walk bike in one direction, depending on which way autos are allowed. It’s an easy walk. You can take the stairs or use the car elevator (even as pedestrian). A...More

Thank Torry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Hamburg you should visit. An engineering marvel of its time. Pretty cool to walk under the canal and come up on the other side. Definitely a unique experience.

Thank SteeleB09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is very intetesting. Although one of the 2 tunnels is currently shut for refurbishment. This doesn't affect going through as a pedestrian. You need to get the lift (or use the stairs) to get down to tunnel level. Also worth watching the vehicle lift...More

Thank M6traveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So it's only a tunnel. But it is a car tunnel under the Elbe with lifts to take the cars down to the tunnel level. Go on a weekend when cars are not allowed and you can enjoy the walk through (but be aware of...More

Thank dwd_11
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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
11 April 2017|
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Response from mandy d | Reviewed this property |
free to walk/cycle through
Ben C
19 December 2016|
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Response from Timminstravelers | Reviewed this property |
According to a German news site, there are 132 steps.

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