Gradierwerk Bad Durkheim (Saline)

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Gradierwerk Bad Durkheim (Saline)

Gradierwerk Bad Durkheim (Saline)
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JXXXR
4,893 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
The Gradierbau is a large wooden structure that is designed to filter minerals from water. It's worth visiting if you are in the area and the attraction is meant to be therapeutic. Be aware that you may get water and salt on your clothes.

This attraction is only €1.50 or free with a Pfalz card.
Written September 24, 2020
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Nicole
Mannheim, Germany5 contributions
Jun 2020
The Gradierwerk in Bad Durkheim is a good place to visit while in town. Because we were staying at a local hotel we got free entrance. Walking up and down the structure you can breathe in the salty air! The view over the vineyards and the park is very nice as well.
Written August 6, 2020
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Illinois_John
Dunedin, FL767 contributions
Aug 2019 • Friends
Stopped here with friends to look at the dripping mineral water. It was very interesting, but would have been much more interesting if there was a guide in English. I had many questions, but nobody to ask!

The dripping water really gives the air the feel of sea air. It is particularly noticeable if you walk on the side opposite the wind. I don’t know who came up with this idea, but it is unique!
Written August 17, 2019
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BerndKü
Heidelberg, Germany340 contributions
Jun 2019 • Family
It really works. For just 1.50€ you can enter the wooden construct and walk through salty and humid air like at the sea.
Written June 11, 2019
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jimvincent3117
Calgary, Canada37 contributions
May 2019
We were doing the fine prescribed long walking tour of Bad Durkheim Old town area and after the great park came upon this amazing 300 meter long “device”. It is a Saline Concentrator. Built for helping the lungs by the use of breathing a more saline air... Sort of like living by the sea... It is on big honkin structure and has many hundred of thousands of brush branches supported by a very robust wooden structure. There is a scale model of a working waterwheel and pump system which supplies the brine to a miniature saline tower which will impress.
To me, is seems like one heck of a lot of work to go to in look of salty air like the seaside but obviously they thought so in 1857 or so to build it and a couple of times when it burnt down.
Written May 23, 2019
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Pugsitter
Berlin, Germany223 contributions
Nov 2018
This wooden structure lets the salty water from the natural source drip down over maximum surface area provided by bunches of twigs. In doing so it lets the fresh and salty air diffuse all over the end of the park. The Gradierwerk is 18 meters high and 200 meters long, originally built in the 19th century. Aside from the supposed health benefits, the view over the vineyards is spectacular and the park lovely, with winding paths, benches to rest on and play area for children.
Written December 4, 2018
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Carlos Antonio G
8 contributions
Oct 2018 • Couples
I never saw such a structure before. I know other places dedicated to healing by using thermal water like Roman baths in Spain and elsewhere, but never saw this. I find it was a wise idea to help people by providing them healthy air to breathe. I think it´s a part of the culture and landscape in the Deutsche Weinstrasse and an interesting place to visit.
Written October 24, 2018
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Mark L
Edmonton, Canada82 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
Plain in some ways but worth a visit just to see how big a project dedicated workers can build. Also worth the modest entry fee to get a close-up view of the works and feel the micro-climate created by the evaporation, almost an air conditioning effect.
Written October 11, 2018
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JGC_Lux
Strassen, Luxembourg44 contributions
May 2018 • Friends
A unique and very impressive structure. Have only seen one like it in the Kurpark in Bad Salzuflen. The one in Bad Durkheim is 4 times longer, much higher and extremely impressive.
Written May 7, 2018
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esims04
Las Vegas, NV1,451 contributions
Apr 2018
I had no idea what this was when I saw it from the parking lot. We walked towards it and realized it was water flowing down through sticks. We paid 1.50€ per adult to visit inside thinking there was more to see or some history but no, it was just to get a closer look. It was still pretty cool to actually taste the salt in the air.
Written April 19, 2018
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