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Alter Kran

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Address: An der Illmenau, Luneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 104575374054
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Part of the city guided tour; the “Alter Kran” was the most important visit in my opinion. I saw it inside out and study a little bit the mechanism and functional details. I was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Part of the city guided tour; the “Alter Kran” was the most important visit in my opinion. I saw it inside out and study a little bit the mechanism and functional details. I was amazed to find out that the crane was powered by several people running inside like hamsters…

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Zabbar, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Got to visit as part of a tour, and was explained how it was run by strong men to lift the cargo off and onto the barges below. No brakes!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If, like me you are interested in history then this is a great attraction that transports you right back to the days when salt ruled the world.

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Siauliai, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

If you take a guide you get a key inside of it and explanation about the mechanism and history of the tow, it's 100 percent worth.

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Address: Address: An der Illmenau, Luneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 104575374054
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Lower Saxony  >  Luneburg

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