Alter Elbtunnel

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Alter Elbtunnel
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Phayao13
Stockholm, Sweden3,145 contributions
Sometimes you need to see something magnificent that does not cost Euro.
Sep 2021 • Solo
Take one of all the giant elevators or take the stairs and watch all the elevators transport "commuters".The tunnel is so long that you do not see the end.
Written September 13, 2021
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Alexander W
Bishops Stortford, UK555 contributions
Busy landmark tunnel
Sep 2021 • Family
There are two small lifts to descend to the tunnel, though the main lift isn’t well marked at ground level (it looks like a big wooden closed door).
Once you’ve descended, the tunnel itself is quite impressive, and useful!
Written September 4, 2021
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Best Chain
Hannover, Germany5 contributions
Free of cost good walk
Aug 2021 • Family
Free of cost and feels interesting by imagining tons of sea transport is above you. If you got bit energy try stairs otherwise use big lift which operates like every 5 minutes. The other side of the river is not that interesting except to take a view of the city and harbor with a different perspective.
Written August 9, 2021
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69Traveltraveltravel
Lausanne, Switzerland228 contributions
500 meter walk under the river Elbe
Jul 2021
What a wonderful walk below the Elbe - just imagine big container vessels with several thousands of containers crossing over your head. The old tunnel has been renovated (360000 tiles), you can get out at the other side and have a great view of the port including the Elbphilharmonie.
Written July 28, 2021
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PF O'Callaghan
Liverpool, UK565 contributions
Beeindruckend
Nov 2020 • Solo
Now this is one impressive tunnel and so immaculately kept. Look up at the tunnel walls as you walk the 426 metre technical sensation and the ornate glazed terracotta marine life come towards you. The staircase is quite an achievement to ascend but allows you to view this engineering masterpiece.
Written November 12, 2020
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JXXXR
4,893 contributions
River Tunnel
Oct 2020
The Alter Elbtunnel is a tunnel that goes under the Elbe in Hamburg. The tunnel is historic and can only be accessed on foot or by bike and ultimately leads to a great viewpoint of the city. As this is a free attraction it's well worth visiting if in Hamburg, even if you have limited time.
Written October 28, 2020
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Mariandl
Germany28 contributions
History, sightseeing, must see in HH
Oct 2020 • Friends
This is one of the greatest spots I have been to in Hamburg. Lots of history, great atmosphere and spirit. Love it!
Written October 22, 2020
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debsywalker
Slough, UK2,920 contributions
A piece of history
Oct 2020 • Solo
I had this on my to visit list, the descend is fun in the old elevator. The tiling and architecture is fabulous but alas it is a bit of a bridge to nowhere now with nothing much on the other side.
Written October 18, 2020
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Luciana
Bath, UK26 contributions
Must see free attraction!
Sep 2020
A hundred-year-old tunnel with a very nice aesthetic. Gives some insight into the logistics of the beginning of the 20th century.
Written September 23, 2020
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O6808RZms
Copenhagen, Denmark7 contributions
Good experience
Sep 2020
We went to see the old Elbtunnel. That was a good experience. It was nice to walk through the tunnel - which had been renovated.
Written September 14, 2020
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