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Blauer Turm

Altstadt/ Burgviertel, 74206 Bad Wimpfen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7063 97200
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Great views from a distinctive landmark

The top section was rebuilt following a lighting strike and fire in 1984. The support structure and... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
Ontario76
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Oakville, Canada
Great view from the top

At the moment the tower is surrounded by metal structures to hold the tower together before repair... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
EyesD
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Fleet, United Kingdom
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13 Dec 2016
“Great views from a distinctive landmark”
20 Sep 2016
“Great view from the top”
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Altstadt/ Burgviertel, 74206 Bad Wimpfen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

The top section was rebuilt following a lighting strike and fire in 1984. The support structure and more fire protection you see is a result. The whole history of the tower is explained on the displays and plaques inside near the top. (German only) There...More

Thank Ontario76
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

At the moment the tower is surrounded by metal structures to hold the tower together before repair, but you can still go to the top. The lady caretaker actually lives in the top of the tower!! Great view!!

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Came for a day trip from Heidelberg and lovely to walk around the town and climb the tower. Others closed on Monday as is lots of stuff in Germany. Fairly easy walk to top. Great views and real feeling of the history of place. to...More

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

I had such a nice day in Bad Wimpfen. It's a lovely town with a great deal of Medieval architecture. I think it was one of the best preserved Medieval towns I ever saw. It's small enough to walk around and see everything in one...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Blaue Turm is one of the landmarks of Bad Wimpfen and looks wonderful from a distance. However, there are structural problems and at the moment (July 2016) the tower is surrounded with a kind of scaffolding. There is nothing much to see inside. What...More

Thank Babsie59
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

Beautiful medieval lookout point over the medieval town of Bad Wimpfen. The view is especially stunning at night during the Christmas Market weekends. Don't miss it, when you visit the Market!

Thank Raskolnikow
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

A very nice tower in the middle of the small town. It is very old and you may enter. There are several stairs leading up to a view point.

Thank JoneSigvart
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

the tower is just that, the castle is non existant. but the oldd town is small and exquisite' possibly my favorite in germany

Thank shelipp
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

The Blauer Turm was especially dramatic since we saw it in the evening as it was described by the "night watchman", the Nacht Waeckter. However, this review is really about a local "Wimpfenite" who went out of her way to help two desperate American tourists....More

1  Thank murrayloomis
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

This is a medieval tower with many steps to climb. When we were there it looked like they were getting ready to overhaul it. There were these wooden beams attached on the upper part along the corners. You pay a small admition at the top...More

1  Thank durak6
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