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Recommended by 190 out of 195 hikers


  • Alwin

    Very nice rest area 2 seats shop in a cool setting to marvel and linger.
    A hermit once lived in the small cave

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    • February 9, 2020

  • Bikerlady

    The Hurkutstein lies between the Waldschlösschen Academy and the Jägersteinen. Is signposted. Very idyllic location. Well worth the visit, especially with children who are amazed to hear the story.

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    • April 15, 2020

  • codo786

    Legend has it that a farmhand abandoned a child in the forest and, out of regret, became a hermit here.

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    • January 26, 2019

  • heiterbisflauschig

    Interesting stone formation with (more or less credible: D) history.

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    • August 8, 2019

  • Nicolette

    On the north-west face of the rock is a small man-made chamber, to which a ladder leads. On the small forecourt on this side, directly on the rock, there was a building that belonged to the hermitage. Several crosses and niches are visible on the rock. According to tradition, the hermit Hurkut, who comes from the Reinhausen monastery, lived in the hermitage.
    Finds from the 13th and 14th centuries

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    • April 21, 2022

  • Viajera

    An interesting rock. Worth seeing.

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    • April 22, 2022

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Location: Gleichen, Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany


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