The Elbphilharmonie is located in the new city distict „HafenCity“ nearby of the famous „Speicherstadt“. The concert hall opened in 2016 and is one of the landmarks inside the city. „The Elphi“, as it is known to the people of Hamburg, is a very special place for lovers of classical music. More than 2.6 million guests have already attended over 1,000 concerts.
Almost 230,000 people have taken part in guided tours of the concert hall, and the Elbphilharmonie’s music education programs have attracted over 150,000 participants of all ages. The Elphilharmonie is a building of superlatives, here are among other things 3 different concert halls, the hotel The Westin and 45 private apartments.
The publicly accessible Plaza is a central meeting place in the Hanseatic city. At 80 meters, the world’s longest curved escalator takes visitors to a height of 37 meters. On the Plaza, there is the 360° panorama, where visitors have spectacular views on the city.