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Schiffshebewerk Scharnebeck

Am Unteren Vorhafen, 21379, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 4136 91260
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German engineering

Really cool boat lift - worth stopping by to watch the elevators. There is also a small museum but... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
5Psi
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Centreville, Virginia
A must see engineering marvel !

Imposing on the horizon for miles is this impressive twin elevator structure lifting or lowering... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
global3adventure
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Quito, Ecuador
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Am Unteren Vorhafen, 21379, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Really cool boat lift - worth stopping by to watch the elevators. There is also a small museum but I didn't go in. Parking is just up the street, through the traffic circle and on the left. All the signs are in German and a...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Imposing on the horizon for miles is this impressive twin elevator structure lifting or lowering large ships 38 meters in just a few minutes ! Several ships were raised and lowered in water filled basins by the elevators during our time there. Totally different engineering...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2015

When we arrived, they were just about to lift up a large ship... Absolutely crazy engineering... Best way to describe it, is two large bathtubs that lift up to ships and boats. Must see, if you're a engineering buff...

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

We visited this twin ship lift in Saturday and were immediately struck by the immense size of this construction. What engineering! What design! A stupendous undertaking. We first visited the extremely interesting museum/interactive display of ship lifts. We were amazed and the variety of devices...More

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