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33 Viewing Decks to explore in Germany

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.

Rhine Tower
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.

Schlossberg
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.

Sellin Pier
Sellin PierSeebrücke, 18586 Sellin, Germany

Called Seebrücke Sellin in German, a dock located in the Baltic seaside resort of Sellin, Rügen Island, Germany. The dock has a restaurant near the beach above the water and has a diving gondola.

St. Michael's Church Hamburg
St. Michael's Church HamburgEnglische Planke 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany

St. Michael's Church is considered as one of the most important icons in Hamburg city. The church is built in the Baroque style between the years of 1649 and 1661. The church has a 132-meter high tower that stands out on the Hamburg skyline.

St. Nikolai Memorial
St. Nikolai MemorialWilly-Brandt-Straße 60, 20457 Hamburg, Germany

St. Nikolai Memorial is a church in Hamburg. Built in 1195, the church was destroyed and rebuilt several times. During the World War II, the church was destroyed but the spire remained relatively unscathed. There is also a museum inside in the church crypt dedicated to World War II.

St. Peter's Church Munich
St. Peter's Church MunichRindermarkt 1, 80331 München, Germany

A Roman Catholic parish church in the inner city of Munich. Its 91-meter (299 ft) tower is commonly known as "Alter Peter" (Old Pete) and is emblematic of Munich. It is the oldest recorded parish church in Munich and presumably the originating point for the whole city.

Tetraeder
TetraederBeckstraße 57a, 46238 Bottrop, Germany

The Tetrahedron in Bottrop city is a steel structure with a side length of 60m, resting on four concrete pillars. Opened on October 3, 1995, it is located on top of the mine dump Halde Beckstraße and serves as the town's landmark.

Treetop path Saarschleife
Treetop path SaarschleifeCloef-Atrium, 66693 Mettlach, Germany

It is a 1,250 meter long treetop walkways in the Orscholz area in Mettlach, Germany. Built on a rocky vantage point known as the "Cloef", it has a great view to the Saarschleife water gap.

Treetop walk in Naturerbe Zentrum Rügen
Treetop walk in Naturerbe Zentrum RügenForsthaus Prora 1, 18609 Binz, Germany

With a total length of 1,250 meters and a height of 4 - 17 meters, the Treetop Walk is located in the pristine beech forest. The walk and observation tower designed to be accessible and family-friendly, and is through numerous learning and activity stations.

Ulmer Münster
Ulmer MünsterMünsterplatz 21, 89073 Ulm, Germany

Second tallest church in the world, after Sagrada Familia in Barcelona with a steeple measuring 161.5 metres (530 ft). Visitors can climb the 768 steps that lead to the top of the minster's spire. At 143 m (469 ft) it gives a panoramic view of Ulm in Baden-Württemberg and Neu-Ulm in Bavaria and, in clear weather, a vista of the Alps. The final stairwell to the top is a tall, spiraling staircase that has barely enough room for one person.

Victory Column
Victory ColumnGroßer Stern, 10557 Berlin, Germany

Designed after 1864 to commemorate the Prussian victory in the Danish-Prussian War. When it was inaugurated on 2 September 1873, Prussia had also defeated Austria and its German allies in the Austro-Prussian War (1866) and France in the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71), giving the statue a new purpose. These later victories inspired the addition of the bronze sculpture of Victoria, 8.3 metres (27 ft) high and weighing 35 tonnes.

Warnemünde lighthouse
Warnemünde lighthouseAm Leuchtturm, 18111 Rostock, Germany

A lighthouse located near Warnow river, Warnemünde. The lighthouseis 36.9 meters high and was put in service in 1898. The lighthouse can be climbed by a granite spiral staircase and the tower has two galleries used as panoramic viewing platforms for visitors. Each year a large lighthouse show with laser light and music is celebrated on New Year's Day.

Wurmberg Gondola Lift
Wurmberg Gondola LiftAm Amtsweg 5, 38700 Braunlage, Germany

Wurmberg Gondola Lift is the longest in Northern Germany, with a vertical height of 1,312 feet (400 m) and a length of 2.7 km. It starts from the Braunlage tourist resort to the top of the 3,185 feet (971 m) high Wurmberg mountain.

Map of Viewing Decks to explore in Germany