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Alter Elbtunnel

Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 30051300
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Bei den St.-Pauli-Landungsbrucken, Hamburg, Germany
St. Pauli
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A feeling of engineering upon entering. Although did not feel the need to walk it all the way through, still impressive to visit.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s under construction and it’s just a simple tunnel. Good for short walk to the other side (but there isn’t much to see).

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having seen this tunnel in the Odessa file I was intrigued by the car lift. No entry fee so that's a Plus. I enjoyed the walk under the Elbe . Traffic is mostly bicycles these days.

Thank daveandhazel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old tunnel is well worth a walk. It takes you from one side of Hamburg to another and upon arrival on the other side you get to see an interesting view of Hamburg. If you’re not so good on foot it’s not for you...More

Thank trish2976
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe the only tunnel from this period still open and used. The facility is impressive and the decoration matches the period of construction. Good visit also if you have children and the view on Hamburg from the other side is really nice !

Thank Charlotte F
Reviewed 1 week ago

A vintage tunnel for anyone to amble beneath the Elbe. There is a spiral staircase to get up/down or you can take the old mechanical lift. very popular for such an attraction, after all its just a tunnel.

Thank ChiefRN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked over to the Alter Elbtunnel from my hotel. If you are a fan of cool spaces or cool engineering feats this is a must see. This is a pedestrian, auto, bike tunnel under the river. To get down to the actual tunnel people and...More

Thank RoadWarriorDoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit to see this 100+ year old structure. We took the lift down and walked the short 400 or so yards under the Elbe and back.

Thank Veronicacalling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tourist attraction and not much to see but nice views at other side - photo opportunity. Can buy gluwein from a man there

Thank Claireamack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the chance to visit it during Hamburg's cruise days in September. The whole tunnel was lighted in blue. We spent quite some time here as time seems to flow slower. It really had an appeasing flair.

Thank Logan S
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lorhen1966
14 August 2017|
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Response from Elin T | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is.
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Mikael T
11 April 2017|
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Response from mandy d | Reviewed this property |
free to walk/cycle through
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Ben C
19 December 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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