After the Second World War and during the period of German division, the mountain was in the GDR border restricted area and was therefore no longer accessible to the population from 1952. In 1996, the tower of the former monitoring system was converted into an observation tower, the tower of the unit. Connected with this is a refuge and an exhibition about the border installations, which can be visited all year round. From the Heldrastein you can enjoy a beautiful view.
April 22, 2019
In the 19th century, as it is today, the Heldrastein was a popular and nationally known hiking destination. On Ascension Day, Pentecost, the cherry blossom festival and on the occasion of the mountain gymnastics festivals, large traditional
ditional celebrations.(from information board)
April 16, 2022
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