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Hörnbrücke

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  • JR56

    The harbor tip of the state capital Kiel and at the same time the end of the Kiel Fjord represents the Kieler Hörn. It is spanned by the Hörnbrücke, a three-field drawbridge, which is approved for pedestrians and cyclists. Thus, it plays an important role in the connection of Kiel West with the eastern shore. Several times a day she "folds up" to let ships pass. Pedestrians and cyclists then have to set up for about a quarter of an hour's wait.The Hörnbrücke connects the city center around the main station with the district of Gaarden and the Norwegenkai on the eastern shore. In the Germania harbor there is a museum harbor with various traditional workboats. On the west bank is the station bridge, a dock for the scheduled ferries of the Towing and ferry company Kiel mbH in regional traffic, for example to Laboe. Historically, the Germania shipyard, which primarily manufactured submarines, lay on the Horn. North of the Hörn is still the Howaldtswerke-German shipyard GmbH with their characteristic cranes.From the Hörnbrücke you have a beautiful view of the Kiel skyline and the Kiel harbor. Here regularly open-air events take place, in particular for the Kieler Woche. At the time of herring you can also see anglers standing here.kiel-travel.de/Regionales/Kiel-Sehenswuerdigkeiten-Highlights/Kieler-Hoern

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    • July 4, 2019

  • Mark B

    From here, Kiel city life can be super observed, and you can also watch the cruise ships docking and leaving.

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    • April 13, 2020

  • Sven

    Interesting to see when she opens

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    • April 6, 2018

  • Snorre

    A great connection between the east and west banks of the fjord. Sometimes pretty tight for pedestrians and cyclists - so take care!

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    • August 22, 2019

  • Snorre

    Opening and closing the three-field bascule bridge is always a little experience.

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    • June 5, 2020

  • Eberhard

    If the folding bridge based on the models from Holland does not work, there is always a replacement with the push bridge, which was installed in parallel before it was actually operational,
    see de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hörnbrücke
    The folding bridge is and remains a highlight in Kiel.

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    • August 14, 2021

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