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Der Binger Mauseturm

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... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
msgtp
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Rapid City, South Dakota
via mobile
A tower in the middle of the Rhine river

The tower can be seen from either river bank. It is located just downstream from the Binger Loch, a... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2016
Karsten K
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Mainz, Germany
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good55%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
12 Sep 2016
“The mice win”
28 Feb 2016
“A tower in the middle of the Rhine river”
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Bingen am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 13 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.

Thank msgtp
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.

Thank Karsten K
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...More

Thank GulliverTom
Reviewed 16 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...More

Thank Johannes H
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,...More

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