• DE
  • EN
  • FR
  • International Database and Gallery of Structures


Blumenthal Observation Tower

General Information

Name in local language: Aussichtsturm Blumenthal
Beginning of works: 2003
Completion: 18 September 2004
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Timber truss tower
Function / usage: Observation tower
Material: Timber tower


Location: , , , ,
Coordinates: 53° 5' 31.78" N    12° 20' 56.42" E
Show coordinates on a map

Technical Information


height 45 m
weight 150 t
observation deck height to platform 36.4 m


timber 112 m³

Excerpt from Wikipedia

The Blumenthal Observation Tower is a 45 metre tall observation tower built of wood in Blumenthal, part of the municipality Heiligengrabe, Brandenburg, Germany.


The Blumenthal Observation Tower was inaugurated on September 18, 2004, and is the tallest observation tower built of wood in Germany. It is not however the tallest wooden construction built in Germany: the towers of the Brück aerial testing facility, the Rottenbuch Radio Tower, neither of which is accessible for tourists, and the Jahrtausendturm are taller.

The Blumenthal Observation Tower has an observation deck 36.4 metres in height, accessible by 187 stairs. The whole construction weighs 210 tons.

Text imported from Wikipedia article "Blumenthal Observation Tower" and modified on 02 August 2020 according to the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license.


Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

Relevant Web Sites

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
  • Published on:
  • Last updated on:
Structurae cooperates with
International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)
e-mosty Magazine
e-BrIM Magazine