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All reviews german engineering car lift long tunnel elbe tunnel nice walk both sides worth a visit rainy day visiting hamburg pedestrian cars river cyclists descend shaft bike skyline
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Take some time to take the full walk and go to the other side of the Elbe river. If you go outside behind the tunnel exit is a nice deck to take some pictures towards town.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DOBA_83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a short visit to walk the tunnel under the Elbe. Took the short stroll to the other side after descending the stairs much easier going down rather than up ! Took the stairs back up at other side but not much to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Southside_Travels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is amazing it is a 400m tunnel. Under the Elbe. You can actually walk in there. I did enjoy it..!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank willhelmina_Muller1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Up until today I truly didn’t realize I had a fear of edges. But this place (if one enters on the side closest to the Hard Rock Cafe) truly tested that. The elevator on the “East” side is closed and thus the descent requires walking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank romans12321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wasn't sure what to expect with this but basically it's a 400 mtr tunnel. Not much to see inside but a walk to the other side and back is a nice way to work off some food

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aaron L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Entrance is located just next to Hard rock cafe. Walk down the stairs or take the lift. Great little walk. Free entry

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank twar1979
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tunnel about 10 mins walk from metro Reeperbahn. The tunnel takes about 10 minutes to walk through. Great big car lifts at the end take many people and operate constantly. You can walk the stairs if you don’t like lifts.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JH72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience! Plummeting beneath the earth in an elevator to walk through the same tunnel as the cars pass through was very cool.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting to see but a bit boring inside...the only thing to do is walk along the tunnel to get out the other side and then walk back again. Nice views of the city from the other side though.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Celia I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is free and somewhat intriguing It’s a good little adventure and it is worth a visit if you have a spare 20 minutes The only downside is that there is nothing at the other side and thus no actual reason to walk through other...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Elin T | Reviewed this property |
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April 10, 2017|
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Response from mandyd889 | Reviewed this property |
free to walk/cycle through
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Response from Timminstravelers | Reviewed this property |
According to a German news site, there are 132 steps.