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Address: Bingen am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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The mice win

Nice little tower on an island in the Rhein. Not anything major except the story around the oppressor (Hatto) trying to avoid his upset citizenry by hiding in the tower, legend... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little tower on an island in the Rhein. Not anything major except the story around the oppressor (Hatto) trying to avoid his upset citizenry by hiding in the tower, legend says mice swam out to the tower and ate him! What's not to like.

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Mainz, Germany
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

The tower can be seen from either river bank. It is located just downstream from the Binger Loch, a man-made passage in the submerged rocks that enables freight vessels to pass the rocks.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2013

I saw the tower from Burg Klopp and walked from there--approximately 1 mile--to get some closeup pics of the tower and the castle ruin (Burg Ehrenfels) that is directly across from it on the north side of the Rhein. Not much to the tower; it's a very simple structure. Unfortunately, unless you kayak out or hire a boat, there's no... More 

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Cugir, Romania
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Reviewed 15 August 2012

Mäuseturm is possible to visit only with a special tour and by boat. It is not really worth to make a special effort to go inside, unless you are interested in Rhine river traffic regulation. Enjoy it from the part on the Bingerbrück side, but listen to the stories!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 10 July 2011

A landmark of Bingen am Rhein, its interior is not open to public, due to the fact it reguraly is damaged by flood and thus its interior suffering from damp and mold, never the less a scenic view amdidst the Rhein river. According its legend, Hatto II restored the tower and stayed there sometimes when he visited the town. A... More 

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