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Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg

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Architectural Building
Still under construction but already one of the city's major landmarks, Elbphilharmonie was designed to be the tallest inhabited building in Hamburg. Built on top of an old red-brick warehouse, the glass structure is meant to provide the city with a world-class concert venue with seating for more than 2,000 people. Hamburg is known for its vibrant music scene, and this concert hall, once completed, will provide a state-of-the-art stage for some of the finest music acts from around the globe. For now, you can tour the construction site with a knowledgeable guide. Public tours are available weekly, but remember that you must purchase your tickets at least two months in advance of your visit. Use our Hamburg trip generator to arrange your visit to Elbphilharmonie and other attractions in Hamburg.
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  • We visited the Plaza with the viewing platform. We didn't book tickets in advance and down the side of the building near the car park is another ticket machine with no queue. The view from the top is ...  more »
  • The views from the Elbphilharmonie are average. Its kind of a bird eye view of the harbor. Having seen harbor first, the views from here lost their novelty for me. But still an average place to visit ...  more »
  • On a sunny Sunday afternoon, we were very happy, some days in advance to have reserved our tickets. Already, the curved lift in the white tunnel makes curious on what may come. The prospects of the Plaza are spectacular - and in all directions. Enjoy good coffee and delicious Brownies from the deli outside in the Sun! In the souvenir shop, there are many tasteful souvenirs from Hamburg, as pleasant. A real highlight in the most beautiful city in Germany.
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  • Beautiful building! It will be great for the representation of hamburg and serve as an excellent concert hall with futuristic design. I am really looking forward to its completion.
  • Stunning. With all the story how they went over their budget by miles, it is great to stand in front of the building and enjoy it's beautiful lines
  • Plaza offers a great view, even at night. Entrance is free, but capacity is limited. The shop is quite overpriced.
  • Nice building but nothing really impressive. Especially taking into account the years and money spent. However, as it's considered to be a (recent) landmark for the city, it worths a visit.
  • I'm not looking at the waste of money and massive planning failures that happened here. It's, so far from the outside, a wonderful and impressive building.