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Address: Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number: 040-30051300
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My Elbtunnel visit

It is a different experience to go to Elbtunnel. There is no entrance fee. When you go to the other side, there is a place to view the coast side that you entered.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

It is a different experience to go to Elbtunnel. There is no entrance fee. When you go to the other side, there is a place to view the coast side that you entered.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed walking the tunnel. Cars still use the tunnel but the day we went it was a national holiday and there were no cars. Amazing engineering involved in building the tunnel. Definately worth a visit and it is free!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

It is a great experience to walk under the Elbe like the workers did about 100 years back, there are old tiles showing fishes and other things you might find in the water. Sometimes there are a art exhibitions or music, but most of the time it is a nice walk without any cars. Once you are on the other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

From the rickety car lift to the tunnel itself its a must see when your in Hamburg just to experience the amazing engineering that went in to create it

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I went on one of these walking tours (which is a great way to see a city. so you should try it out) and the guide spoke about this tunnel that connected the two banks of the sea. ITs not used anymore for transportation that much but it was in the earlier times. It is something that is worth checking... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Just take a walk down the stairs and through the tunnel and imagine a time long gone. Nothing much to do on the other side, besides enjoying the view of Hamburg, but the old wooden car elevators, the stairwell and the tunnel is worth the walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Access is absolutely free, if you are a pedestrian. Build in the early 1900s, it's an amazing piece of engineering. To this day, still used for the daily commute of hundreds of people. Definitely worth a few minutes of your time, when in Hamburg.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Do not miss the walk in this tunnel.It is also gratis,also nice views from the other side. There is elevator that brings you underground, you can also take the stairs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a tunnel built under the Elba river in the early 1900's. You can take a lift down and walk thru the tunnel to the other side. Cars and bikes are allowed. There are separate elevators for cars and pedestrians. Once on the other side, you get a different perspective and view of Hamburg.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is an interesting trip to see the tunnel that goes under the Elbe and was built in the early 1900s and still to this day can take cars down on a lift ! You can walk the tunnel or take a bike and it only takes about 10 mins to go from one side to the other. No cost... More 

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