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Schachtschleuse Ship Lock

Bauhofstr. 2, 32425 Minden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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An interesting place to visit with ships frequently moving from the Canal to the River and visa... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Martin D
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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
Technology and romance!

It is very nice to do this water course and to change your orientation using the ancient technology... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Aimilios T
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Berlin, Germany
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3 weeks ago
“Worth a trip”
25 Aug 2017
“Technology and romance!”
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Bauhofstr. 2, 32425 Minden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting place to visit with ships frequently moving from the Canal to the River and visa versa. Also the possibility to get on a Restaurant Boat for a trip which is fun and relaxing. Close by a small shop for refreshments and nice walks.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

It is very nice to do this water course and to change your orientation using the ancient technology discovered by the Greeks and perfected many years later by Pascal.

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Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

A must visit for tourists. Three large passenger boats with on board café and bar plus an old restored paddle boat steamer ply their trade here. The boat lock is quite big and in everyday use. The Mitt land kana (Midland canal) crosses over the...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2012

An unusual attraction - a working lock which allows ships (well, European barges) to cross between the Mitteland ('Midland') Canal and the River Weser. It brings them up some (or down) a rise 13m in less than 10 minutes. Although built 100 years ago the...More

5  Thank RHaldenby
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