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Recommended by 729 out of 757 hikers


  • Scotty 🦊

    A great destination with a great view 😊🦊

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    • January 4, 2021

  • Mapf

    On the Kickelhahn there is an observation tower from 1855, a Telekom tower, a transmission mast, the Goethe house, the foundations of a hunting lodge and a restaurant. The Jagdhaus Gabelbach and the Berghotel Gabelbach are south of the summit.

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    • March 26, 2020

  • Sebastian

    Who is first up! Goethe would be jealous of this prospect, he had to enjoy the view 24m lower, because there was not the tower in his time. Do you see the snow head?

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    • October 7, 2016

  • Liz.zoe 🖤

    - Currently and probably until September 2020 the tower is still scaffolded and therefore not accessible -

    The trip there is still worth it, because the view is beautiful. The restaurant is open.

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    • June 28, 2020

  • Dropsi🚴&⚡Emily🦇 & Krtek

    The dining room above is recommended, delicious and good!

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    • November 24, 2019

  • Martin L

    Great view from the tower or in front and delicious sausage next door.

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    • January 20, 2019

  • Manu

    Great view
    Very beautiful in summer and winter

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    • September 20, 2019

  • Sera

    As of February 2020, the tower is unfortunately scaffolded and not accessible. But the climb is still nice and there is a great view. An inn takes care of your physical well-being.

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    • February 3, 2020

  • 𝕳𝖊𝖑𝖒𝖊𝖓𝖆𝖚

    If you have time and muse and the weather plays along, you should definitely watch a sunset or a sunrise. The view of the surrounding area is breathtaking for our low mountain range.
    Definitely recommended. If available, also like to pack the binoculars. One or the other detail wants to be spotted.

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    • February 23, 2021

  • Bergfee13

    Even though there is often a dreamlike outlook and distant view, the wind here is often not to be underestimated.

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    • April 4, 2019

  • Alex 🙋‍♀️🚵‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚶‍♀️☀️

    The landmark of our great city is on the local mountain! Always worth a trip!

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    • January 3, 2021

  • Jörg

    Unfortunately, the tower is still scaffolded and not accessible. But the restaurant has opened.

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    • June 21, 2020

  • 🥾P

    Unfortunately, the tower is currently surrounded by scaffolding.

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    • June 21, 2020

  • Mike

    Also interesting is the replica of the hunting grounds of the Weimar dukes directly on the Kickelhahn.

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    • June 5, 2018

  • Sebastian

    Worth a visit even in bad weather!

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    • November 29, 2020

  • Appelmus

    Just arrive, sit down and relaxing. Even on cooler days, the sun warms on the Kickelhahn. In the local inn you get drinks and food.

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    • September 21, 2019

  • PaulchenPanther

    According to the website, the tower will be closed until November 2020.

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    • October 11, 2020

  • 🥾S!na

    Wonderful view and opportunity to stop

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    • October 19, 2020

  • Fini 🌲✌📸 💚

    The view from the Kickelhahnturm, which has finally been completely refurbished, is wonderful again.
    Thank you that our landmark of Ilmenau is preserved with a lot of effort and effort. 🙏
    Thanks to the new stairs, the ascent is very pleasant and the great view rewards it every time anew 👌
    An absolute must for all nature fans.

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    • May 22, 2021

  • Nicole

    There are many beautiful hiking trails to the Kickelhahn on Ilmenau's local mountain.

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    • February 8, 2021

  • cabi

    wonderful view in good weather

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    • October 6, 2018

  • Alex 🙋‍♀️🚵‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚶‍♀️☀️

    Great foresight up to the Schneekopf and even further ... the climb is worth it

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    • June 1, 2021

  • Patrick

    A very beautiful view from up there. And in general you can also rest and relax there. A gastronomy is also on site.

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    • July 1, 2021

  • Puffin

    Hiking destination with a panoramic view, observation tower and refreshment stops

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    • August 31, 2021

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Location: Ilmenau, Ilm-Kreis, Thuringia, Germany


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