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Address: Ostseeallee 1 a, 18225 Ostseebad Kuhlungsborn, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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Grimm reminder of the East German regime

Until 1990 the tower was used by the East German border guards to look for those who were trying to escape over the sea to West Germany or Denmark. Following the fall of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 April 2012
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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

Museum was always closed and the static display is written only in German. It is ok if you have 5 minutes spare but not much to see and the tower entrance is closed to the public, so as you can see this tower from the beach then stay there you are not missing anything.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013

Kuhlungsborn - this charming seaside town on the North East Baltic coast is a gem. Quiet sandy beaches with wicker work basket beach chairs, and attractive promenade complete with a light gentle breeze with interesting shops and restaurants. It is a family holiday destination, with chances to relax, and take in the sea air. Boat tips from he long pier... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2012

Until 1990 the tower was used by the East German border guards to look for those who were trying to escape over the sea to West Germany or Denmark. Following the fall of the regime, the tower has been preserved as a monument and a museum. Not spectacular by itself, the observation tower is a grim reminder of the communist... More 

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