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Holderlin's Tower (Holderlinturm)

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A memorial to a poet

From outside the house is nice with nice views on the river. Inside the house is almost empty and... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
thor2705
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Ottawa, Canada
Enjoyable boat trip!!

They make you sit on opposite sides to balance the weight. And you have back rests so that we can... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2014
ArunK2204
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20 Jun 2017
“Such a romantic place”
14 Jan 2017
“Nice to look at but not much to see inside”
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Bursagasse 6, 72070 Tubingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

For me in general, entire Tübingen looks and feels like being in a fairytale. Holderlin's Tower is a small musem, but really nice with a piano inside and nice art works. It offers beautiful views to the river and the Neckar Island. And this house...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Frida_C888
Reviewed 14 January 2017

A pretty building on the banks of the Neckar. But not much too see inside unless you a/ have some interest in the poet's life and b/ can read German.

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank JMac2484
Reviewed 8 November 2016

From outside the house is nice with nice views on the river. Inside the house is almost empty and if you don't know german is a little bit hard to understand anything.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank thor2705
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The house is really pretty from the outside/river. I only went inside as I had a voucher to get in for free. I'm glad I didn't pay. There wasn't really anything inside- most rooms were quite bare with not much stuff in. You could only...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank B T
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was expecting to know more about Holderling. Instead, I got only a few facts about him and a bunch of photos of some elderly people. Seems like it was a nursing home before they made a museum out of it. If you are interested...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Nika S
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a tiny, two-floor museum with a corridor, three rooms and a rotunda - a famous yellow tower with a pointed roof. The small number of exhibits are annotated in German without translations, but an English pamphlet can be obtained from the front desk....More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank PhantomTourist
Reviewed 9 February 2016

You may want to visit the Museum of Hoelderlin in the building, but the most exciting is to take a photo of the Tower (and Museum) either from the Neckar bridge, or from the walking Alley opposite of the tower. For Tuebingen it is a...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Dr Hermann Jose... T
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Mandatory stop for pictures from the middle of the bridge and also from the island park that you can access from the stairs in the bridge.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Paula N
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

They make you sit on opposite sides to balance the weight. And you have back rests so that we can relax as we move. The boatsmen even taught us to navigate the boat with the pole. It was really exciting.

2  Thank ArunK2204
Reviewed 21 October 2013

if you are looking for a ride on one of the river punts, the hire station by the Tourist Info is closed in winter, instead walk north of the river and some private operators take people out here.

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank Nicky H
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