Ostlandkreuz

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  • 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

    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

  • Kai

    The Ostland Cross was created as a memorial to the displaced South Moravians. Inside, a construction crane was used as the basis. 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 3 Geislingen landmarks.
    The plateau between the parking lot and the Kreuz (the Sentinel) is a typical heathland in the Swabian Jura. Here you can play, grill, etc.

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    • April 27, 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

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

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