Observation Tower Burgholzhof

Local nameBurgholzhof-Turm
LocationStuttgart, Germany

The Observation Tower Burgholzhof in Burgholzhof, since 1998 a separate community within Bad Cannstatt in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is an 1891 brick observation tower constructed by the Cannstatt municipal architect Friedrich Keppler on behalf of the Verschönerungsverein Cannstatt e. V., in the style of a Roman tower, at an elevation of 359 meters above sea level, at 9°11'41 east and 48°49'08" north. It was formally opened on 19 September 1891 in the presence of the then Crown-Prince Wilhelm of Württemberg. It has extensive views over East Stuttgart, Bad Cannstatt and along the Neckar valley as far as Esslingen am Neckar.

During World War II the tower was used by anti-aircraft spotter personnel keeping a look-out for Allied bomber attacks.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observation_Tower_Burgholzhof

Official Website https://www.stuttgart-tourist.de/a-aussichtsturm-burgholzhof

Address Auerbachstraße 200, 70376 Stuttgart, DE

Coordinates 48°49'8.097" N 9°11'41.148" E

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