Water tower Rüthen

Observation tower

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The water tower (35 m) towers over the Möhnetal and stands at the highest point of the Oberstadt in Rüthen (386 m above sea level). From a climbable viewing platform (29 m) it offers magnificent views of the Haarstrang, the heights of the Brilon and Arnsberg forests and the plains of the Bürener Land.

Wasserturm Rüthen

Light at Night Stadtfest Marienmarkt

Blick von der Wendeltreppe im Wasserturm


Water tower Rüthen

Hochstraße 14

59602 Rüthen

Telefon: 02952-818-116

Fax: 02952-818170




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Panoramic view over the Altstadt and the heights of the Sauerland. The platform is accessible all year round.

Visiting fee per single person 1,00 €(outside of group tours,
otherwise included in the price of the city tours in Rüthen).

Key for it available at the city administration of Rüthen, Hochstrasse 14, Tel: 02952 818 -0, it can be borrowed there during opening hours:

Opening hours:

Opening hours: Monday - Friday 08.00 - 12.30 h Monday - Wednesday also 13.30 - 16.00 h Thursday also 13.30 - 17.30 h

AusZeit Rüthen:

Am Markt 3
59602 Rüthen

Opening hours:

Mon, Wed - Fri: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: and Sun: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue, closed

Phone: 02952 6799939
Email: info@auszeit-markt.de
Website: www.auszeit-markt.de
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On Sundays and holidays the key is at Pizzeria Da Franco, Schneringer Str. 18, 59602 Rüthen,Phone: 02952 89 156 available!


However, the key is only issued until 20.00 hours at the most, depending on the opening hours of the issuer!

In addition to the cost of 1.00 € must also be deposited a deposit, eg driver's license, ID card.

Main opening times:

Day From Until
Sunday 11:30 20:00
Monday 08:00 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 18:00
Thursday 08:00 18:00
Friday 08:00 18:00
Saturday 08:00 13:00


Eintritt pro Person: 1.00

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