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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

Go there it is worth the visit and a very nice walk........think how things have developed in such a few yers

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BennyNielsen1960
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to take a adventure with the kids plus a good walk. Just takes you back in time when the tunnels were used all the time. Now only one tunnel gets used as the other one being repaired.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jimmyb-kiddy-73
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s a nice opportunity to take a walk in a tunnel under the river, used in the past to simplify workers life. It’s possible to walk in 20 minutes and have a nice conversation in the meanwhile. On the other side is possible to see...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank carlor34
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really interesting and different attraction, that isn’t actually that hard to find. The tunnel is accessed either via personal lift or car lifts, but there is also stairs to access if you are reasonably fit. The tunnels itself is a great engineering spectacle, with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bexy1977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travel in a restored elevator big enough to take a truck. Interesting tiling. Information boards on the far side, overlooking the river, explaining the importance of the tunnel when it was first constructed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun for sightseeing - I recommend it. Still some construction in parts. Good for the walk. Skip the crowds and use the lift

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nikkistravelmap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good walking tunnel. Nice walk to the other side of Hamburg. Under the river Elbe. Old tunnel gives some history.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andr_enanitad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In movies with a Cold War setting, this was the classic place for a pursuit... relive your cinema memories!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BillFGlasgow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The old Elbtunnel is worth visiting since it is of historical interest. One can have a nice stroll here below the water and admirering the great ingenering work done a long time ago. We went there on a rainy day and it was the perfect...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hjortkaer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very unique and amazing, I was feeling me like in a cold cave it’s just remember me at my childhood time.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Elin T | Reviewed this property |
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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.