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Gläserne Arche

Gläserne Arche

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This Highlight is in a protected area

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  • Sebastian Kowalke

    In 2003, regional glass artists created this four and a half meter long ship. It consists of countless thin sheets of glass and weighs more than three tons. From 2003 to 2005 it traveled to the most important places for traditional glass production in the Bavarian-Bohemian border area. In the meantime, the glass ark has found its last resting place in the sea of forests of the Bavarian Forest. It lies on the slope of the Lusen in a huge, wooden hand.

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    • August 16, 2018

  • Robi

    On Lusen, between Teufelsloch and Himmelsleiter, near the Czech border, lies a green-shimmering, five-meter-long ship. It consists of 480 interconnected glass panes and is held by a hand made of oak wood: the glass ark.

    Source: nationalpark-bayerischer-wald.de/zu_gast/wandern_und_erleben/erlebniswege/glasarchepfad.htm

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    • March 12, 2017

  • Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald

    The joint art project by German glassmakers and Czech wood sculptors can now be admired below the Luse summit after a long journey through the entire Bohemian Forest. The work of art, which is supposed to commemorate the tradition of glassworks, also stimulates thinking about nature.

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    • May 27, 2020

  • Apollymi

    Artist: Ronald Fischer, Hubert Stern (glass) and Tomáš Indra, Libor Kuzd'as (wood)

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    • August 9, 2018

  • Ivana

    Impressive work of art made of glass and wood

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    • March 2, 2021

  • Chrissly

    Good idea! Another glass ark can be admired in front of the Frauenau glass museum.

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    • July 16, 2020

  • Max

    A glass ship carried by a wooden hand: the glass ark is located in the middle of the forest wilderness on the Lusen in the Bavarian Forest National Park (Goldsteig stage N17)

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    • December 19, 2020

  • Scout Jens

    In addition to the glass ark, which is worth seeing, there is a semi-open shelter where the story of the ark is told. There used to be many glassworks in the Bavarian Forest.
    In the hut you will also find some good information about the national park. It is also a good place to take a break, especially in winter.
    In addition, the wooden plank path leads through the moor towards Teufelsloch.

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    • February 11, 2022

  • Achim Weikinger

    Beautiful glass ark resting on a wooden hand.

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    • August 14, 2021

  • Ar〽️in Bock ©️

    A great work of art in the middle of the forest.

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    • June 15, 2020

  • ampfortas

    Glus art in the glass manufacturing region.

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    • November 3, 2020

  • MarTina🏔🚴🏼‍♀️🧗🏼‍♀️

    Shows the glass art of the area very impressively.

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    • November 14, 2020

  • Uta Rö

    beautiful symbol for the fusion of glass and wood and for international understanding

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    • July 7, 2021

  • Tanja

    Art object on the way to Lusen.

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    • November 3, 2020

  • TaTo Rabe

    Beautiful work of art at the foot of the Lusen

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    • July 5, 2021

  • Carsten Wagner

    Especially nice in low sun.

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    • April 24, 2019

  • Günther Kratzer

    A cult work of art, typical of the glass region "Bavarian Forest!

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    • August 18, 2019

  • Chrissly

    Good idea! Another glass ark can be admired in front of the glass museum in Frauenau.

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    • July 16, 2020

  • ampfortas

    Great photo opportunity on the way.

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    • October 20, 2020

  • MarTina🏔🚴🏼‍♀️🧗🏼‍♀️

    Great regional production from the area.

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    • November 14, 2020

  • Markus

    Always looks beautiful from glass and nature.

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    • July 17, 2021

  • Klausi

    A popular photo spot on the ascent to Lusen.

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    • August 29, 2020

  • Ute 👣 🥾🚶‍♀️🚲 🐇🍀☀️

    The Glasarche has been traveling in Bohemia and Bavaria since 2003, a five-meter-long ship and consists of 480 interconnected panes of glass and is held by one hand made of oak, a cross-border art object with a deep meaning, as it mediates between nature and man and offers opportunity gives food for thought and calls for more peace and tolerance.

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    • August 13, 2021

  • 🇪🇺 Franz -🚶‍♂️-❄🏊‍♂️ -🚴‍♂️-🇺🇦

    At the end of the forest house bar the "trip" with the "Glass Ark" should be undertaken.

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    • August 7, 2020


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Location: Neuschönau, Freyung-Grafenau, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

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