31 Viewing Decks in Germany that you should visit - With photos & details

Get Travalour for free on Google Play

31 Viewing Decks to explore in Germany

Country with the largest population in Europe. Stretches from the North and the Baltic Sea in the north to the Alps in the south. It is traversed by some of Europe's major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.

Baumwipfelpfad Schwarzwald(Treetop Walk Black Forest)Peter-Liebig-Weg 16, 75323 Bad Wildbad, Germany

With an overall length of 1,250 metres and a top height of 20 metres, the treetop walk meanders through the beech trees, firs and spruces of the mountain forest. There is a 40-metre-high, architecturally unique observation tower here that gives panoramic views of the forest.

Belvedere Castle on the PfingstbergPfingstberg, Neuer Garten, 14469 Potsdam, Germany

The Belvedere on the Pfingstberg is a large building north from the New Garden, Potsdam. It was built in 1863 as a viewing platform, on the summit of Pfingstberg hill.

Berliner FernsehturmPanoramastraße 1A, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Constructed between 1965 and 1969 by the government of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), it was intended to be both a symbol of Communist power and of the city. With its height of 368 metres (including antenna) it is the tallest structure in Germany, visible throughout the central and some suburban districts of Berlin.

Bismarck TowerByhleguhrer Str., 03096 Burg (Spreewald), Germany

Bismarckturm or Bismarck Tower, a 28 meters heigh monument located on the Schlossberg north of Burg. The construction of the structure started in 1915 and completed in 1917. In 1951 the tower was renamed the Tower of Youth and renamed to be Bismarckturm in October 1990.

Cologne CathedralDomkloster 4, 50667 Köln, Germany

In 1996 Cologne Cathedral was declared as a world heritage site and it is Germany's most visited landmark. At 157 m, it is the tallest twin-spired church in the world, the second tallest church in Europe and the third tallest church in the world. Its construction began in 1248 but stopped around 1560 until the 1840s, and completed in 1880. About 20,000 people visit the church everyday.

Deutsches EckKonrad-Adenauer-Ufer, 56068 Koblenz, Germany

Deutsches Eck is the name of a headland in Koblenz, Germany, where the Mosel river joins the Rhine. It is known for a monumental equestrian statue of William I, first German Emperor, erected in 1897 in appreciation for his role in the unification of Germany.

Elbphilharmonie HamburgPlatz der Deutschen Einheit 4, 20457 Hamburg, Germany

Elbphilharmonie is a World-class concert hall, opened in 2016. It is one of the largest and acoustically most advanced concert halls in the world. It is the tallest inhabited building in Hamburg. This magnificent structure contains concert halls, a hotel, and an observation deck that offers a beautiful panoramic view of Hamburg, it also has restaurants and a gift shop.

Fernsehturm StuttgartJahnstraße 120, 70597 Stuttgart, Germany

A 216.61 m (710.7 ft) telecommunications tower. It is the first telecommunications tower in the world constructed from reinforced concrete, and it is the prototype for many such towers worldwide.

FrauenkircheFrauenplatz 12, 80331 München, Germany

Because of local height limits, the church towers of Frauenkirche are widely visible in Munich. City administration prohibits buildings with a height exceeding 99 m in the city, and as a result, no buildings may be built in the city over the aforementioned height. The south tower, which is normally open to those wishing to climb the stairs, will offer a unique view of Munich and the nearby Alps after its current renovation is completed. Both the towers are approximately 99 meters in height.

Geierlay Suspension Bridge56290 Mörsdorf, Germany

The Geierlay is a suspension bridge in the low mountain range of the Hunsrück in western Germany. It has a span range of 360 metres (1,180 ft) and is up to 100 metres (330 ft) above ground. A stream named Mörsdorfer Bach runs through the valley below the bridge.

Granitz Hunting LodgeJagdschloß Granitz 1, 18609 Binz, Germany

Granitz Hunting Lodge is located on Rügen Island near Binz's seaside resort. With over 200,000 visitors a year, it is the most famous castle in the state. The lodge lies in the middle of the forested Granitz ridge, built on the highest hill in East Rügen, 107 m above sea level. From the observation platform, 145 metres above sea level, on the roof of the tower, there is a panoramic view in all directions, especially over the south and east of Rügen.

HochheideturmAm Ettelsberg 3, 34508 Willingen (Upland), Germany

Hochheideturm is a 59-metre-high (194 ft) observation tower located in Ettelsberg. The northwest side of the building is the tallest artificial climbing wall of Europe with a height of 41 meters.

Main TowerNeue Mainzer Str. 52-58, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

This 240 meters skyscraper in Frankfurt is named after the nearby Main river. The tower has five underground stories and two public observing points. It is the only skyscraper in Frankfurt with a public viewing observatory. The tower's design features what appears to be two connected towers. The smaller of the two is of a cuboid shape, a design common to 1970s architecture. The second and taller is a circular tower with an entire blue glass exterior which features the transmission tower on top.

Monument to the Battle of the NationsStr. des 18. Oktober 100, 04299 Leipzig, Germany

A monument to the battle of Leipzig, constructed in 1913. It is the largest war monument in Europe with a height of 91 meters, the monument has an observation platform that offers nice views of the city, and a museum about the Leipzig battle.

New Town Hall HannoverTrammplatz 2, 30159 Hannover, Germany

The New Town Hall is one of the city’s landmarks, built in 1913. It is the residence of the Lord Mayor, the head of Hannover’s municipal administration. The town hall is open to the public and has a dome with an observation deck and visitors can go there and enjoy the stunning views.

OlympiaturmOlympiaturm, 80809 München, Germany

Located in the Olympic Park, Munich, it has an overall height of 291 m (955 ft) and a weight of 52,500 tons. At a height of 190 m (620 ft) there is an observation platform as well as a small rock and roll museum housing various memorabilia. At a height of 182 m (597 ft) there is a revolving restaurant, which seats 230 people.

Port of HamburgPort of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Port of Hamburg is the largest port in Germany and the third-largest in Europe with an area of 73.99 square kilometers. The port includes recreational and cultural facilities, such as Warehouse District which houses museums and some entertainment centers. Visitors can enjoy the port by exploring it in a boat. The port is located in the heart of Hamburg city.

RheinuferpromenadeUntere, Rheinwerft, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany

This popular destination for tourists in the city is a world-renowned 0.5 km promenade located in district 1, the industrial district in Düsseldorf. It was built around 1900 and redesigned in 1995.

Rhine TowerStromstraße 20, 40221 Düsseldorf, Germany

A 240.5 m high concrete telecommunications tower in Düsseldorf, capital of North Rhine-Westphalia. Construction started in 1979 and completed in 1981. It has a 360-degree revolving restaurant and an observation deck at a height of 170 m, which is the hights point in the city.

SchlossbergSchlossberg, 79104 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Tree-covered hill of 456 metres (1,496 ft) located in the area of the city of Freiburg im Breisgau. Fortified structures had been built on the Schlossberg since the 11th century. Remains of some of them are still visible today. The tower located on the hill (Schloßbergturm) offers a unique panoramic view over the whole town and its vicinity.