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The Asenturm, which opened in 1923, is still considered the best place for a spectacular Ochsenkopf view. As the second highest mountain of the Fichtelgebirge, located at an altitude of 1,024 meters, the view seems to sweep over all of Bavaria. Unfortunately, he also attracts some visitors, who arrive not only on foot, but also with the chairlift. Nonetheless highly recommended!
December 1, 2016
The second highest mountain in the Fichelberg, but better developed than the Schneeberg, which means, the good view plus refreshments and if the feet no longer carry there is a mountain railway. If you are looking for more peace and quiet try Schneeberg. But the density of highlights around the Fichtlberg is z.b. with Weißmainfelsen and source etc. very high on small space
October 5, 2017
The Ochsenkopf between Warmensteinach and Bischofsgrün in the Upper Franconian district of Bayreuth is at 1024 m above sea level. NHN  the second highest mountain of the Fichtelgebirge. Spatially it belongs to the main unit High Fichtelgebirge (394).   Only a little to the east of this mountain, above the village Fichtelberg, spring the White Main as the right or northern source of the Main River and the Fichtelnaab, one of the source rivers of the Naab. This is exactly where the European watershed runs. The Naab flows south towards the Danube, the Main flows west to the Rhine.
On the summit there is the managed Asenturm tower as a lookout tower and a radio tower for FM, digital radio and digital TV programs of the Bavarian Radio.
February 9, 2018
Why is the ox head actually called ox head? Is there a stone somewhere that looks like an ox's head? No, not that, but there is a monument. You just have to follow the sign "Landmark" at the summit and after a few meters you can see the bull head carved out of rock. It could be a symbol for the Slavic god Radegast, but also a sign of the alchemists or according to legend, an ox that was lost to a farmer up here.
Source and further information
February 28, 2020
Class. Huge "thrown around" boulders, similar to the Goethe rock. On them you can do some gymnastics and enjoy the view of Bischofsgrün, but you should be sure-footed. The "landmark" is nothing more than a rock engraving of an ox's head only about 60 cm long (see photos).
September 30, 2018
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