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  • Simonizer

    Observation tower made of sandstone, built in 1936.

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    • July 10, 2016

  • 🔮 Roland

    the way there is not officially allowed, but if you stay on the trail nothing should happen. Why is not he allowed, because the forestry authority points out that there could still be ammunition from the Americans there.

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    • July 24, 2018

  • 🔮 Roland

    Franz-Koehl Tower
    Approximately 1935 Franz Köhl (* 1886 in Neu-Ulm +1976 in Erlangen) was a captain in the German colony southwest Africa during World War I. The tower was used to observe target practice by the Wehrmacht. The vertical iron ladder on the outside has been removed for safety reasons.

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    • November 7, 2017

  • Florian

    The Franz Köhl Tower was built in 1936 and served the Wehrmacht to supervise shooting practice on Dornberg and Gründlacher Berg. The tower is about seven meters high and made of sandstone. Meanwhile, the ladder has been removed, so that climbing is no longer possible.

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    • August 24, 2019

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Location: Forst Tennenlohe, Erlangen-Höchstadt, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation380 m

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