Marienschacht Bannewitz

Marienschacht Bannewitz

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  • Enno

    Historically very interesting, especially if you combine it with a hike along the old railway embankment. Everywhere you can find boards with extremely informative facts about coal mining here in the region.

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    • January 22, 2018

  • Maik ⛰ 🏃‍♂️

    Old mining entrance with a small museum. Events can also be celebrated here

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    • March 13, 2020

  • Maik ⛰ 🏃‍♂️

    Old mine entrance with a small museum, which shows many photos of the 19th century Poisental.

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    • March 14, 2020

  • Zingiber

    There is a good rest area below the Marienschacht which offers an excellent view of Dresden and the north towards West Lusatia, left to the vineyards and right to Saxon Switzerland.

    To the Marienschacht (excerpt from
    The Freiherrlich von Burgker hard coal works began on June 12, 1885 at 307.8 m above sea level with the sinking of the shaft, which had an oval cross-section.
    In 1896, the 180 m long connecting line to the Hänichen coal branch line was financed by the Burgker works. Today, parts of the embankment of the former Windbergbahn serve as a foot and bike path (see also

    Since certain types of uranium ore were leading, SDAG Wismut took over the mine on January 1, 1968 and began mining ore coal. The uranium content averaged 0.124%.

    After the cessation of the extraction work began on 1 January 1990 the safekeeping of the pit and the shaft, as well as the subsequent flooding. The shaft was backfilled, and the company site and the stockpile were renovated by Wismut GmbH until 1999.

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    • February 19, 2017

  • Teufelchen New

    So here is not only the mining and regional museum, because I met the operator by chance and took the flyer with me, I now know that you can also organize family celebrations and weddings with up to 120 guests in the building of the Marienschacht with the catering and decoration provided . I find an extremely cool environment with a breathtakingly beautiful view of Dresden.

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    • April 17, 2021

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Location: Bannewitz, Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains, Saxony, Germany


  • Elevation300 m

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