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Peace Tower

Lookout Tower · Dresden Elbland · 205 m
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  • Friedensturm an der Wilhelm-Wiesner-Straße
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    Photo: Dresden Elbland Redaktion, Foto: R. Ohlmann
  • Romantic lookout tower
  • Built in 1903 as "Bismarkwarte
  • Fantastic view over the Elbe valley
  • lower platform accessible all year round
  • Tower ascent with key lending
The Peace Tower, so called since 1956, was consecrated in 1903 under the name Bismarkwarte.The name "High Tower" was also used occasionally. It is 20m high, 206m above sea level and 100m above Elbe level.69 steps lead to the observation deck. From it you have a fantastic view over the Elbe valley to the Lusatian Mountains.

The design and the construction of the building were in the hands of the cultural engineer Wilhelm Wießner, a patron of the municipality of Weinböhla.The Peace Tower was thoroughly restored in 1956 by the Heimatfreuden, through the particularly strong commitment of master gardener Schäfer. At the foot of the tower is the Drais Stone, dedicated to the inventor of the bicycle.

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Key lending

- Tourist Information, Kirchplatz 2

Mo, Die, Do, Fr 13 to 18 o'clock

Sat 9 to 13 o'clock

and by arrangement

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Update: March 11, 2021

Public transport

Bus line 411 coming from Meißen and line M (April - October) coming from Meißen and Moritzburg to bus stop Laubenschlößchen

Getting there

A4

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AA Dresden Airport

A13

AA Radeburg

A14

AA Nossen

Coordinates

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51.165183, 13.593181
DMS
51°09'54.7"N 13°35'35.5"E
UTM
33U 401637 5669134
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Peace Tower

Wilhelm-Wießner-Straße
01689 Weinböhla
Phone +49 35243 56000

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