Guided tour

Elbphilharmonie Plaza: Guided Tour

Elbphilharmonie Plaza: Guided Tour

From US$ 176.87 per group up to 5

Discover Hamburg's most famous architectural wonder on a guided tour of the Elbphilharmonie Plaza. Learn all about the history of the spectacular modern building, with breathtaking views over Hamburg on offer.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration options: 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English, German
Private group available
Important information

What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • This activity does not visit the concert halls
  • Entrance tickets to the Plaza are generally free of charge but would usually, without a tour, require a reservation
  • Discover Hamburg’s most famous modern building, the Elbphilharmonie, with a guide in the Plaza
  • Travel on the longest curved escalator in the world
  • Enjoy panoramic views over Hamburg from the Plaza
Full description

Visit the Elbphilharmonie Plaza on a guided walking tour and learn some exciting background information about this spectacular building as you discover both its outside and inside.

After meeting your guide, find out about the building’s original plans, plus its construction, completion challenges, and special features.

Tour the outside of the building while learning about its façade and other external features. Then, travel on up the Tube — the longest escalator in the world.

Glimpse its large panoramic window before arriving at the Plaza: an activity hub connecting the historical docks to the modern glass architecture. Take a moment to enjoy one of the most beautiful views of Hamburg over the harbor and HafenCity from the Plaza.

While there, hear about the music that is played inside as your guide gifts you with more tidbits about this striking modern structure.

  • Hamburg Port visit
  • Elbphilharmonie visit
  • Elbphilharmonie Grand Hall visit
  • Elbphilharmonie Plaza visit
  • Live tour guide

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    Meeting point

    Kehrwiederspitze 12, 20457 Hamburg, at the bus stop for the "Blauen Linie" - your guide will be wearing a red shoulder bag.

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    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 13488 reviews

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    It was excellent, informative and personal.

    Maike fully responded to us and our questions and had a good way of getting us, both young and old, enthusiastic about the Elbphilharmonie. We booked this tour to ourselves as a family. To top it off, we got tickets for the big hall on Sunday and well, what more could you ask for :-)! Many thanks and many guests

    April 29, 2019

    Elphi - guided tour with Ella was worth it!

    We were a group of 10 from Lower Austria. We really liked the Elphi tour and gave us a good overview. A lot of information, facts and figures were packed by Ella with ease and humor. The Hamburg weather god meant well with us. So we could enjoy the tour of the plaza. And not only that, at the end we also got a Franzbrötchen to taste. A nice gesture. Hello Ella, greetings from Lower Austria! We are your fans!

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    October 30, 2018

    Good explanations, questions are gladly answered

    We had booked a private tour for 31 people. The group was divided into 2 small ones, which we didn't expect, but of course it is and was very positive. The only thing to complain about would be that our booked time - but already a few days before - was changed. We could have done a - cheaper - public tour right away, because other people wouldn't have bothered us. Wasn't a problem for us now, just write it here, because it might be a tip for other travellers.

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    June 7, 2018

    Product ID: 397243

    VA ID: 397243