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High and safe above the Bodekessel you can hear how powerful the Bode flows through the rocks. And if you look closely, you might even find the giant knight Bodo, who is enchanted as a dog and watches over a crown weighing tons that a princess on horseback lost while jumping over the Bodetal. You can find out more about this in the legend about the Rosstrappe (bodetal.de/urlaub-im-harz/urlaubsregion-bodetal/ausflugsziel/rosstrappe.html).
The Bodekessel lies deep in the Bodetal and can be reached either from Thale or from Treseburg. The underground of the paths is not always level.
June 6, 2017
In the distance you can already hear the rustling of the Bodekessel. The noise gets louder and louder. A look down into the Bodekessel shows that the tides are roaring here.
The Bodekessel is a small waterfall that falls from a height of 1m into the Bode.
The legend of the Bodekessel tells that the crown of Princess Brunhilde is said to be on the ground. She had lost this while jumping over the valley with her horse to get to safety from the giant Bodo. The giant Bodo, who couldn't jump across the valley on his horse and fell into the raging river, has guarded the crown in the Bodekessel ever since. He lives there as a black monster with glowing eyes and razor-sharp teeth.
May 24, 2021
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