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Recommended by 73 out of 77 hikers


  • Norbert

    The figurine of the artist Alissa Wünsche - Mitterecker against the futility of the war.

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    • September 17, 2018

  • Wiro L.

    Worth seeing, great location for taking photos.

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    • September 11, 2018

  • rüko

    impressive figures in super scenery

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    • March 9, 2019

  • Stefan V.

    Accessible in every season. Great set in the landscape.

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    • June 16, 2019

  • Stefan V.

    Walkable in every season. Great set in the landscape.

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    • October 20, 2019

  • rüko

    impressive place in a magical landscape

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    • March 9, 2019

  • Harry

    In a gentle hollow on the slopes between Eichstätt and Landershofen lies the Hessental: here Alois Wünsche-Mitterecker, a Eichstätt sculptor, has created a captivating memorial against war and violence.78 larger-than-life sculptures cower, rear up and crawl on the artist's figurine - a peculiar contrast to the barren Jura landscape of the Hessental. Individual figures first point the way into the hollow, where the figures merge into a bizarrely solidified battlefield. They symbolize the futility of war and violence. For more than 20 years, Alois Wünsche-Mitterecker has been working on these figures made from Portland cement, granite and basalt granules. He himself did not experience the completion of the work; a part of the figures was set up only after his death (December 1975) in the years 1976 - 1979 according to his plans.

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    • April 17, 2018

  • Gitte 💠

    At first glance, the beautiful landscape hides the horror of the sculptures. You have to be there yourself to guess what the artist / sculptor is expressing.

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    • February 10, 2020

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Location: Eichstätt, Eichstätt District, Altmühltal, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation480 m

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