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Alter Elbtunnel

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Address: Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
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$27.02*
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Hamburg Harbor and Elbe River Walking Tour
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There was no charge to walk through this tunnel that is an impressive piece of engineering, stars down and lift up is my advice, great view of hamburg from harbour side,

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There was no charge to walk through this tunnel that is an impressive piece of engineering, stars down and lift up is my advice, great view of hamburg from harbour side,

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Albert elb tunnel is one of the oldest under river tunnel , a scientific historical marvel that Hamburg is proud of. There is a lift to go down or you can go via stairs. A must see.

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aylesbury
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Take the stairs or the lift and explore this wonderful feat of engineering-which is still in use today.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to go and walk the tunnel when in Hamburg - such a brilliant construction. Well worth doing it. It must be even nicer in summer when you can get a beer at the other side and enjoy it in the sun. (It had to be gluehwein for this time of the year)

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Leipzig, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old underground passage under the Elben river. Excellent view point from the other side, of the skyline of Hamburg and the harbour. Its free. Lifts Will take you underground.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun Thing to do, easily done. Have you seen it once, you dont have to do it again, but I am glad we did.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great piece of pre-war German engineering. A must if you are in Hamburg. Free of charge and something you don't see every day.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited this much over looked attraction and we were both impressed with the engineering and design of this under water tunnel. The entrance is hard to find as its tucked away and thees nothing to see on the otherside of the Eld, but it is worth the effort especially as its free.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A free and fascinating experience. Entrance located a few yards from the Hard Rock Cafe. Take the lift - or stairs if you are fit enough down to the 100+ years old tunnel and walk through to the industrial side of the river. Mainly pedestrians, but still used by a few vehicles. Good views back to the City. The tiles... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so it's a little out of town if your walking, but in my case I was jogging and as a free experience that Hamburg has on offer I highly suggest you take the opportunity. Do not take the elevator down, don't be lazy. I run up and down both ends and jogged both ends of the tunnel. I treated... More 

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