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Hidden attraction in Swakopmund

While searching for what to do in Swakop, didnt come across this attraction much. But its a must... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
Great view over Swakopmund

This used to be the girls hostel during my time in Swakopmund and is now a government building. It... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Peyia, Cyprus
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Swakopmund, Namibia
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

While searching for what to do in Swakop, didnt come across this attraction much. But its a must visit. The views from the top are unique and beautiful.

Thank saurabhbali19
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This used to be the girls hostel during my time in Swakopmund and is now a government building. It also houses a art gallery. As you enter the building the first office on your right holds the key for the tower. Once at the top...More

Thank sigzag
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I think the only place to see all of the city from a height, apart from a plane. great view to all sides. nice art gallery inside but even the decorations and the architecture is heart warming. a must visit.

Thank towfik2017
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Its a must see if in Swakopmund even if you are unable to climb the stairs. The building has beautiful tiles and artwork which can be seen in the courtyard. The view from the top of the tower is tremendous - all the way over...More

Thank Ian_Wand
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Fascinating architecture! Good gallery. And the best views in town. The tower has to be ascended - 360 degree views of the town is an experience. It is hard to believe that this gem and oasis of Swakopmund is surrounded by desert - it is...More

Thank FaerieLiza
Reviewed 17 November 2016

When in Swakopmund, add the historic and charming Woermannhaus to you ' must-see' list ! Beautifully restored and housing a typical old fashioned library, explore the famous tower, which gives you the best views of the Atlantic Ocean and the older parts of Swakopmund and...More

Thank GeorgKnoke
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The woermans have a kind of mall next to the building.Some crafts and artifacts. The coolest shop-the safarishop was closed😣

Thank Moraia T
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

I would travel half way around the world to see it but as part of the limited colonial history and architecture, the Woermannhaus is on the tourist trail. The building sits on a quiet corner and is so unprepossessing that I actually walked past it...More

Thank postscript65
Reviewed 25 November 2015

When you are on your historic discovery through Swakopmund, the Woerman House is a compulsory stop: German colonial architecture, the Woerman line provided the colonies with sea transport. The house features also eateries as well as tourist shops. In the Sakopmund town centre.

Thank Horst S
Reviewed 18 November 2015

The house of the man who owned the German shipping line that served Namibia. Also upstairs there is an art gallery run by the local art society. Good to look at on a poor day

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