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  • Kai

    The Ostlandkreuz was created as a memorial to the expelled South Moravians. Inside, a construction crane was used as a base. From here you have a great view over Geislingen and over to the Ödenturm and Helfenstein. With these two landmarks you can actually see all three of Geislingen's landmarks.

    The plateau between the parking lot and the cross (the guard) is a typical heathland landscape of the Swabian Alb. Here you can play well, have a barbecue and so on.

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    • April 27, 2020

  • Wanderbua 🥨

    The Ostlandkreuz of Geislingen (Steige) stands on the Sentinel at 665 meters and was built in 1950. The expellee monument is visible from afar and is often mistaken for a summit cross.

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    • July 1, 2019

  • Jürgen Hild

    There is also a barbecue area.

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    • November 10, 2018

  • Manfred R.K.

    Nice view over Geislingen into Filstal

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    • November 27, 2019

  • *M* Webb`ster

    The Schildwacht located 665 m above sea level is an outstanding corner point of the Albtrauf near Geislingen / Steige. From the Sentinel you have a beautiful view of the Geislingen / Steige valley spider from east to north to north-northeast.
    On the Schildwacht am Albtrauf near Geislingen / Steige is the 24 meter high Ostlandkreuz, visible from afar. It was built in 1950 by the South Moravian community to commemorate the dead and displaced from World War II.

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    • January 6, 2020

  • NoWaElke

    View from the Ostlandkreuz and others to the opposite castle Helfenstein and the Ödenturm

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    • December 22, 2019

  • IG

    View over the 5 valleys city of Geislingen

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    • April 6, 2020

  • Mit'nander drauß'n

    Commemorative cross to the displaced, the highest of its kind
    More than 23 meters

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    • July 20, 2020

  • Roland

    Great view of Geislingen and the Swabian Alb up to the Hohen Staufen

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    • September 17, 2020

  • Holger"The Walking Dad "🎒

    Monument. And a great and ingenious cross

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    • January 31, 2021

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Location: Geislingen an der Steige, Göppingen, Stuttgart District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


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