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Forstturm

The forstturm (means forest tower) is located in the middle of Thuringian forest and it is a memorial of Franco-German wars from 19th century.

Its hexagonal structure is a beautiful place for photoshooting. The door of the tower is mostly close, but if you are lucky enough, you might get a chance to climb up to the roof of the tower and see the beautiful view over Jena. We had this experience once and it costs 1 Euro per person

More information [here].

Here are some suggested routes which passes through this point. You want to add your own route, contact us. It is very easy and we will register it with your own name.

Route 5: Tower's Route

visiting Ernst-Häckel-Stein, Forstturm, and Bismarckturm

Hiking length: 7.87 km

Route 44: Kelly Cycling route 🚴🏼‍♀️🚴‍♂️

visiting Bismarckturm, Forstturm, Soviet Barracks, Ernst-Haeckel-Stein, Coppanz

Hiking length: 31.24 km