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Radioteleskop Effelsberg

Max-Planck-Str. 28, 53902 Bad Munstereifel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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huge telescope .. go only if you are a science buff

Paved path from parking lot down to visitor center where you can look at an outdoor touch-screen... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
HollyBerryElf
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Weilerbach, Germany
Nice to see

The radio telescope is really huge and nice to see. There is a parking place and after 10 minute... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
Sandro G
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Max-Planck-Str. 28, 53902 Bad Munstereifel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Paved path from parking lot down to visitor center where you can look at an outdoor touch-screen with both German and English videos (2 German and 1 English). Not wildly exciting ... more of a documentary style. If you aren't into science, would be enjoyable...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The radio telescope is really huge and nice to see. There is a parking place and after 10 minute walk you should see telescope in the valley. In front of telescope there is a platform from which you can take pictures. Nice to see if...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

just 10 km from town, small cafe with snacks, 700 meter walk only. nice for the whole family meutermedia

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We planned to visit the radio telescope, found the car park (with a little bit of shade on a sunny day) and walked down towards the kiosk and telescope. However when we reached the kiosk, it was still a good 700 metres (mostly downhill) to...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Impressive antenna and most impressive the accuracy of the dish's surface better than half millimetre, built win 1971 with a new technology called homolog deformation, to compensate deformations due to gravity. There is a nice walking path around the telescope which emulates (at scale!) the...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting hour. The car park at the top is about 1km from the actual first viewing platform and then there is a further 0.5k to get to the closest viewing area. All Of which is downhill so there is a little bit of a walk...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

This place is a must for science lovers. It is a truly impressive sight. From the parking place, you walk about 10-15 minutes downhill before you finally arrive at the telescope. You can get very close, but the last 50-100 meters are of limits. Next...More

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