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Address: Durlach, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Ranked #5 of 15 Attractions in Karlsruhe
Type: Cultural
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Karlsruhe, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I like to go there because you have a beautiful view from Karlsruhe! and you can walk around the tower, there are beautiful sights.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Turmberg is a large hill (you couldn't really say it is a mountain) at Durlach just outside Karlsruhe. To get there, you need to take the tram to Tullastrasse, then a bus (number 11, I think) to Durlach. There is a funicular railway to take you to the top, where there is a tall mediaeval tower that the energetically... More 

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San Jose, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

This is a nice place to view the surrounding area around Karlsrhue, the tram makes it a fun addition to the trip. You can go taking the trolley S1, until the last stop, climb 1 block following signs. Trolley fare one way is $1.90, round trip $2.80. If you decide to walk down, There is a less steep path, if... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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100 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It is a good trip to do in Karlsruhe. A great view of the city, Turmberg is the highest point of Karlsruhe. If you like to walk, you can go on foot, but there is a option to take a "tram" that leave you in there (you need to pay for it). There are restaurant there, so you can enjoy... More 

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43 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

The entrance to the funiculaire is a bit hidden in a residential area. For a few euros you can buy a return ticket to the tip of the Turmberg. Somehow there are other tourists that manage to find the spot, we had a pretty full car going up. At the end of the funiculaire you can climb about 100 stairs... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The Turmberg offers excellent views over Karlsruhe for those who can manage the narrow spiral staircase. The funicular railway is certainly a novelty and a very interesting piece of engineering. The surrounding borough of Durlach is home to a really very pleasant high street with some great shops.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012 via mobile

Durlach is a borough of Karlsruhe, but is actually older than Karlsruhe itself, and in many ways, more charming. To reach Durlach, get on the #1 tram (Durlach is the final destination, so the name will appear on the outside of the tram). Durlach is a network of fairly picturesque side streets with one main street running through the center,... More 

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