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“concert hall”(60 reviews)
“long escalator”(19 reviews)
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The Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg’s newest cultural landmark, officially opened in January 2017. An attraction for Hamburg residents and visitors from all across the world, the concert hall lies on the banks of the Elbe and is surrounded on three sides...more
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Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1 | At the Magellan-Terrassen, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 35766666
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 December 2012

OK, first you have to put on yellow boots (don't forget to bring thick socks to keep your feet warm and clean) and a hard hat. I wish I had a scarf/hankerchief to put on my head as the person who wore the hat before...More

4  Thank KingGents
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Caught the free ferry included in our daily transport ticket from the Landungsbrucke to the Elbphillarmonie. The building is very imposing and fits in with the sea and ship theme of Hamburg. Unfortunately there is no information advising that tickets to tour various theatres are...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An amazing piece of architecture. The curved elevator is really good and the inside of the place really open and nice to explore. Coffee shop as well, 20% discount in there is you have the Hamburg travel card so make sure you flash it. Nice...More

Thank Bexandco
Reviewed 4 days ago

From what we understand.......ALL concerts are sold out! There is an admission fee to go to the deck ....that goes around the building.....and this doesn't deter the HOARDES of turistas! Hmmmmmmm.

Thank morewierd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Free entrance to get on top of the platform and have an amazing view over this lovely German Harbour city, Hamburg!

Thank NyalaN3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well regenerated building, a curved escalator takes you to a 30m high walkway around the building. You need a ticket to enter bit it's free of charge (possibly bit on some days/times?)

Thank Jaan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in the evening to Elbphilharmonie to have a look, unfortunately we did not have concerttickets. But iT is possible to enter the building for 2 euro’s per person. The stairs was already a sightseeing, really impressive. On the first Floor you can have...More

Thank G7516WUcharlotted
Reviewed 1 week ago

A short stay in Hamburg gave us the opportunity to visit the Elbe Philhamonie, as the sun was setting over the waters of the Elbe. We had a wonderful ten minutes observing the activities on the water and the nearby Warehouse District, before going for...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

you can get a free ticket to go up to the viewing platform. Good city views, try and go on a clear day if you can. gift shop at top

Thank EdinburghSharon
Reviewed 1 week ago

While I stayed in Westin hotel which is situated above the Philharmonie I used escalators and that was an interesting point of te building - even some would say they look like any other escalators in subway. But you do not expect them in a...More

Thank Filotije
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing the outside of the Elbphilharmonie from land and from the water on a mostly sunny day with sun and clouds bouncing off the glistening exterior is spectacular. Going inside to look around, however, is not worth it. The very, very long escalator takes you...More

Thank 298DickZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first ever architectural master piece and the most awaited one by Herzog de Meuron in Hamburg, finally got inaugurated and i was lucky to witness it. Being a visitor the management granted certain timings for the public to visit the building. Excitedly and overwhelming...More

Thank muzna m
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Ricky Y
12 September 2018|
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Response from RogerWnz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't help. I didn't go to any performance, just had a look around the building. Impressive. There's a guided tour available but it was booked out during the days we were wanting to go there. Good luck!
20 August 2018|
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Response from Flananda | Reviewed this property |
No there is no dress code. Maybe don’t come in shorts and Hawaii shirt, but you need not be dressed up. There are many (older) visitors dressing up (and showing off), but no need to do the same.
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25 September 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a Restaurant . STOERTEBECKERS....to describe the cusine...difficcult...the concept is unlike i ver see something before. looks like a cool bar ( tables, chairs in Barstyle) but the food is high standard. the is... More