Mountain Biking Highlight
In addition to the ruins located on the 245 meter high Syberg a monument was erected in the memory of Kaiser Wilhelm I with four related still images. The monument was built from 1893 and handed over to the public on 30 June 1902 with architecture by Hubert Stier, sculptures by Adolf von Donndorf. In 1935 based on plans by the Dortmund sculptor Friedrich Bagdons it was completely rebuilt and redesigned according to National Socialist architecture. Of the four flanking statues that of Crown Prince Frederick William and Prince Frederick Charles were removed while Otto von Bismarck and Helmuth von Moltke remained in modified arrangement. On an inscription removed after 1945, March 16, 1935, was given as the date of completion.
Below the castle there is ample free parking for hikers and bikers at the lake. From there, a beautiful rocky path with great views and a simple hiking trail lead to the old mine tunnel up to the castle ruins, the monument or the casino.
The parking spaces directly at the Hohensyburg / the casino are chargeable!
From the memorial plateau of the Hohensyburg you can enjoy a beautiful view to the south on the Hengsteysee and Hagen laying behind with the districts Bathey, cable, Hengstey, Boele, Helfe, Fley, Boeler Heath, Ekesey, ... In good visibility and far beyond the northern slope Wehringhausen.At the monument and the castle ruins there are plenty of opportunities to rest at a bank. Depending on the weather and the day of the week, there is also an ice cream, sausage and waffle cart with food in the immediate vicinity. There is a kiosk with coffee and co. Directly at the ruins.
Alternatively, you can also in the casino Hohensyburg and in the appropriate ambience in the restaurant food and drink.
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