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Address: Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number: 040-30051300
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The experience of walking under the Elbe river and having 12 meters of river water a few feet over your head is fascinating. The tunnel is 427 meters long and the walk to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The experience of walking under the Elbe river and having 12 meters of river water a few feet over your head is fascinating. The tunnel is 427 meters long and the walk to the other side is charming with the quirky sea-themed ceramic art pieces on the walls of the tunnel.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The tunnel is the trip ! Just think about what's above you, the engineering invloved so many years ago. Nothing to do on the other side except to see Hamburg from another angle. It's just a cool little walk from one side of the river to the other. Take the stairs, there's not that many of them 😎

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

If your in Hamburg, it is an experience to visit the Albtunnel, Take a lift or stairs then walk through the tunnel to the other side. Not much on the other side, but still worth a visit, its also free,

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Really fun little walk! They have sea creature plaques that line the walls which are all kind of unique. Something you shouldn't miss if you're in the area!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

An enjoyable experience. While by no means an A list attraction in my opinion, it is certainly worth visiting. You have the option of taking the stairs or lift up or down - I recommend that you at least take the stairs one direction at one side of the tunnel. It takes about 15 mins to walk to the far... More 

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Neydens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

In the middle of the town- cool & weird experience- just go under the sea, walk the 400 m of the tunnel & come up & see Hambourg from a different angle..

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Our friend who lives in Hamburg and is also an engineer wanted to show us this piece of German engineering. Although very impressive in its age and size I would not necessary call it a tourist attraction and I was amazed that there were many tourists there. If like me tunnels are not your thing there are more impressive Hamburg... More 

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Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Two fabulous towers house the stair and lifts for pedestrian and cars for this outstanding tunnel which is lined with beautiful ceramic tiles showing sea/river creatures. You can walk easily along the entire length which is wide enough for vehicles to pass and with a raised pathway to each side for pedestrians. The lifts are easy to use and give... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I first travelled this tunnel with a car while working in the dockyard in August 2006. Since then I now live in this city and I bring all my visitors here. There is a lovely view of the city from the south side of the river......really worth the walk. It won't be long before they stop all motorised traffic using... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I say hidden - obviously it's beneath the river. If your legs are up to it and you don't suffer from claustrophobia, this is a must-see and must-do in Hamburg, for the architecture and history and simply for the experience itself. Sadly there's really nothing on the other side to keep you there for any more than a few minutes... More 

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Address: Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number: 040-30051300
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg>  > St. Pauli

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