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Alter Elbtunnel

Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 30051300
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  • Average8%
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“car elevator” (11 reviews)
“elbe tunnel” (23 reviews)
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Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
St. Pauli
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+49 40 30051300
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"german engineering"
in 17 reviews
"car elevator"
in 11 reviews
"elbe tunnel"
in 23 reviews
"nice walk"
in 31 reviews
"both sides"
in 12 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 40 reviews
"rainy day"
in 12 reviews
"hamburg city"
in 10 reviews
"pedestrian"
in 97 reviews
"cars"
in 172 reviews
"river"
in 84 reviews
"cyclists"
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"descend"
in 18 reviews
"shaft"
in 13 reviews
"bike"
in 37 reviews
"landungsbrucken"
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"skyline"
in 23 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the old Elbe tunnel built in 1910 or so. It used large elevators to raise and lower vehicles to the tunnel. Not really worth a long trip but you should visit it when in the area. Time needed is about 45 minutes.

Thank jhaller2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice historical tunnel used by the workers in the harbour. The old elevators are just amizing a definitely worth a walk, a bike ride or drive through with a car. There are beautiful views of the city from the other side!

Thank Lubomir C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at Langsbrucken watching the activity and waiting for our ferry so wandered along the few metres to the entrance. Went down in an elevator and began to walk through the tunnel decorated with wall tiles showing different species of fish. As we didn't...More

Thank edinburgher2
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to go so far down -- we were glad for the elevators. The history of this tunnel is presented very briefly; could be elaborated.

Thank RebeccaPeter
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Construction started in 1907 to relieve traffic congestion and to make river crossings more reliable for the workers from the shipyards. It still carries traffic every morning. After that, pedestrians and bicycle riders have good fun going under the Elbe River. Once on the other...More

Thank 2CAtravelers
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a tunnel that connects the city with the harbour. From harbour side you have brilliant views on the city especially the concert hall. Walk takes about 10 min one way including stairs or elevator.

Thank Il J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Hamburg and going to walk along the port, it is worth finding the Alter Elbtunnel. It is surprisingly deep as it has to go under the port and it is worth walking down to the bottom to see the different features. You...More

Thank Matt B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good experience and well worth the effort to find it especially if you go in the lift with a car. Ensure you visit the viewpoint on the other side and take in the city sights

Thank rob e
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great and free thing to do in Hamburg. It is over 100 years old. While there are elevators, I suggested at least going down the stairs to get a feeling for how deep you are. This attraction can be traversed 24/7 but...More

Thank WJamous
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the pedestrianised and small vehicular tunnel under the Elb river. There are some steep stairs leading down to the tunnel and then a few minutes walk across to the other side where there is another staircase leading back up to the surface. The...More

Thank Ian F
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lorhen1966
August 14, 2017|
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Response from Elin T | Reviewed this property |
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April 10, 2017|
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Response from mandy d | Reviewed this property |
free to walk/cycle through
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Ben C
December 18, 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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