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Typical Bismarck Tower

After Bismarck's death many monuments were built over whole Germany to honor him. One of the ideas... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Bismarck Tower - Heidelberg

Bismarck Tower is one of the must visit places in Heidelberg town offering an incredible and... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2015
Srivaralakshmi R
Stuttgart, Germany
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24 Apr 2018
“Typical Bismarck Tower”
31 May 2018
“Not worth the walk uphill”
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Maybe you have a good view from it because it is located very uphill but is it worth it? It is in the Philosophenweg and I found this path very steep and through a forest, therefore it was quite empty even though it was a...More

Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed 24 April 2018

After Bismarck's death many monuments were built over whole Germany to honor him. One of the ideas were so called Bismarck Towers built at several places in Germany with an intention to light a fire on them on certain days in his honor. They all...More

Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Bismarck Tower is a nice and in my opinion a lovely little unique tourist attraction that is not to far out of the main tourist attraction's and is well worth the little adventure up here. We popped up late morning as the brewpub we had...More

1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 9 February 2016

You won't regret the hike up to this tower. The view is unbeatable. You are totally surrounded by the woods and when I went there was not a soul in sight - so very quiet and relaxing.

Thank catren m
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Bismarck Tower is one of the must visit places in Heidelberg town offering an incredible and enthralling 360 degree view of the town. It is little difficult to find the way to the entrance but worth all the energy spent in searching this place. The...More

1  Thank Srivaralakshmi R
Reviewed 23 January 2014

If you're enjoying a nice walk along Philosopher's Way (Philosophenweg), Bismarck Tower is definitely worth a short side tour, and if you're hiking all the way to the top of the hill to see Thingstatte and Michaelskloster (amphitheater and monastery ruins), make sure you check...More

4  Thank TwoSmallPotatoes
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Enjoyed venturing off the main path of Philosopher's Way to find the tower. Glad we did. The entrance was open and we climbed the stairs to the top to discover an incredible view. As another reviewer mentioned, similar view to what you get on Philosopher's...More

1  Thank SeanB_10
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Not much there except the view. If you walk up to the Philosopher's Walk you will see the same view. But if you have gone that far and want to explore a bit more, it isn't too far away.

1  Thank loving_midlife
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