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A step into the past

It is said that even the Celts used the sole waters found in Bad Nauheim. For sure the Romans were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
holger b
Manado, Indonesia
"Gradierwerk" in the South Park

A Gradierwerk (Graduation tower) is a structure used in the production of salt which removes water... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Solodam J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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zwischen Schwalheimer Str. und Am Gradierbau, 61231 Bad Nauheim, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is said that even the Celts used the sole waters found in Bad Nauheim. For sure the Romans were big fans of it. This reconstituted Gradierwerk explains how the saline produced the brine vapors said to contain healing properties. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

A Gradierwerk (Graduation tower) is a structure used in the production of salt which removes water from a saline solution by evaporation, increasing its concentration of mineral salts. The tower consists of a wooden wall-like frame stuffed with bundles of brushwood. It is very good...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This Wheel is one of the most beautiful place is Bad Nauheim, is a must go not only because of the wheel but also because of the Saline and the Süd Park in the surroundings. You can also try the healty water from Ludwigbrunnen (Ludwig...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Super schön. Sehr interessant.......... empfohlen. Salt production throw wicker. I was ammazed..... 100 character ogfff

Thank Hesham K
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Terrific engineering construction made with the simplest implements. Nowadays of course it't not about extracting salt from water; one gets pretty ambiance, lovely sea air in the middle of town.

Thank vmilman
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Amazing that people built such structures all those years ago and with a working water wheel. You can see salt building up on the structure

Thank kateOrm
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is an amazing construction.When I was a kid we went there to play,it was nice and cool in the summer.This Gradierwerk is build out of branches and the salt sole was pump on to the top by this water wheel you see in the...More

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