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Oberweissbacher Berg- und Schwarzatalbahn

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Great fun

Staid in a hotel in Cursdorf where we took a little train to this Bergbahn. Both trains were great... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Kirsten B
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Enschede, The Netherlands
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Fun day trip from Jena into the mountains

Drove about an hour out from Jena into the Thüringer Schiefergebirge for a mild hike in the hills... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
michaelaR842RB
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Orlando, Florida
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Mar 30, 2018
“Great fun”
May 31, 2017
“Fun day trip from Jena into the mountains ”
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The centrepiece of the Oberweissbach mountain railway and Schwarza valley line is the funicular line between Obstfelderschmiede and Lichtenhain. Now a protected structure, it measures 1.4 kilometres in length and covers a vertical distance of 323...more
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07422 Mellenbach-Glasbach, Thuringia, Germany
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+49 36705 20134
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Reviewed 2 October 2012

Have you ever thought that an ordinary railway service could run up the side of a steep hill. Well just outside of Bad Blankenburg (where the first kindergarten started), there is just that. On a funicular railway, instead of a fixed car, there is a...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Staid in a hotel in Cursdorf where we took a little train to this Bergbahn. Both trains were great fun and a real must if visiting the area.

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Drove about an hour out from Jena into the Thüringer Schiefergebirge for a mild hike in the hills and, specifically, to see this Bergbahn (my dad is a train nut). It's a nice ride up the mountain and the conductors offer a good commentary on...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had 2 trips at one day. In the morning we went up to Lichterhain and Oberweissbach. The rate of increase of height is impressive. The staff on the track was very friendly and explained all about the trail and statues on the way up...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Daytrip from Uhlstadt-kirchhasel. Easy to get there by car. I went on the summer and the weather was nice. There is a train each 30 minutes that takes you up to the hill, and to two others train stations where you can hop off and...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2012

Have you ever thought that an ordinary railway service could run up the side of a steep hill. Well just outside of Bad Blankenburg (where the first kindergarten started), there is just that. On a funicular railway, instead of a fixed car, there is a...More

1  Thank Incartek
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