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“National park Königsstuhl”

Nationalpark-Zentrum Koenigsstuhl
Ranked #6 of 14 things to do in Sassnitz
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Directly located at the famous chalk cliff Koenigsstuhl the National Park Centre KÖNIGSSTUHL offers a very special experience of nature. Together with your family or friends - the National Park Centre offers you an enjoyable day whatever the weather. A world of mysteries is waiting for you to be discovered in an indoor exhibition area of 2000 m² and an outdoor area of 28000 m².
Reviewed August 16, 2012

Loved the view from the bottom of the chalk cliffs. Also here is a center where you can go in and experience the nature and learn how it developed over the years. Headsets available in many languages. A little bit of problem if you walk too fast from one area to the next inside, because the headsets are sensitive to where you stand and sometimes the narrator would break off in the middle of a sentence and start talking about the next scene.

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Reviewed July 7, 2012

a beaultifull and quit place for summer vacations. the konigsstuhl on the jasmund national park,viewing the baltic see is wonderfull. near by we have the kap arcona ,with old german navy bunker installations and the museun,worth a visit. we stood in sassnitz,lovelly small city,- rugen hotel and restaurant,good place , roons with view to the baltic. on the small nice harbour,we have the u-boot museun,and the portofino,a very nice italian restaurant-ask for mario, the owner-- from sassnitz go to binz ,another beaultiful small city,with a great white sand beach, and hotels. leaving the island , in direction to berlin, spend few hours and visit peenemund, with the old instalations to produce liquid oxigen, that was used by the german army, for the v-1 and v-2 and the firsts jet planes

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Reviewed June 25, 2012

The interactive exhibition of the visiting center combines a museum and an information source executed with modern technology and funny experience for young and old.

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Reviewed April 21, 2012

The famous chalk cliff "Königsstuhl" on Rügen is certainly worth a visit. A good starting point is the visitor center of the national park, a few kilometers outside of Sassnitz, easily reachable by car (public parking available) or bus. Near the big car park and the bus stop is the entrance to the visitor center of the National Park which a few years ago became part of a Natural World Heritage Site. The visitor center charges entrance fee, but it is worth knowing for those on a tight budget that it is not necessary to go to the visitor center if you just want to see the famous chalk cliff from below, at the beach, or from a vista point a bit to the side. From the big parking lot starts the "Abstieg", the long and steep stairway down to the beach. This is a wooden construction, relatively easy to handle, but probably not suitable for folks with a heart condition or who have difficulties with longer walks. Anyway, this part is free and takes you to some spectacular views down to the beach, to the spot right below the Königsstuhl and the neighboring cliffs.

The visitor center is worth the entrance fee too, though. From there, you get to go a vista point and platform right on top of the Königsstuhl. Also, the park outside the visitor center offers a very worthwhile and well-detailed example of interpretation and explanation of the famous paiting of the Königsstuhl by German romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich. And the visitor center itself offers a 15 minute video presentation about the chalk cliffs. And an interactive exhibition about the national park and the natural history of the cliffs, the ocean and the environment. The entrance to the exhibiton can easily be overlooked, in the visitor center. Do not miss it, once you are in there.

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Reviewed August 24, 2011

We went there by foot, from Hagen and we enjoyed the easy walk (3 km) through the Jasmund National Park. There is no fee to see the Koenigsstuhl, only for the exhibition.

2  Thank Misu2006
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