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what amazing views!

We were staying in Jena with my son before he starts his studying, he told us the views were great... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
suzii k
Bristol, United Kingdom
Best place to have a view around Jena

For 3,50 Euro you can go up to the viewing platform on top of the Jen-Tower. It's an nice view with... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Friedi F
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Jen-Tower, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

We were staying in Jena with my son before he starts his studying, he told us the views were great rom up there, I was slightly scared as I hate heights, but it was well worth it, the views are lovely you can see the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank suzii k
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

For 3,50 Euro you can go up to the viewing platform on top of the Jen-Tower. It's an nice view with daylight and in the evening. It's recommended to go up there with good weather to have a clear view. There is also a restaurant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Friedi F
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Built by the DDR East Germany as a bit of a showcase for a while. It was even the tallest building in Germany for a few months. East Germans could shop there if they had foreign currency. Not drab and dated.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CJoutandabout
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This was built over 30 years ago and still looks very modern. At the base is a shopping area with a model man trying to climb up.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This cylinder dominates the town center and looks like it is covered in mother of pearl in some lights.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Went on a rainy day. the lift was quick to the top. the view was lovely over the town and out laying areas. you can not walk 360 around.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank paul c
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is well worth the €3.50 entrance fee. Easy access for all straight to the roof. Easy when up there and spectacular views of the area.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Don't miss out: you HAVE to see the view from the top. On a clear day you see as far as the ancient Leuchtenburg castle. In the evenings, nothing better that the blue hour or late to appreciate the city center of Jena with excellent...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JohnnyDoe34
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This tower seems to be a landmark of Jena, but many citizens (and me) would call it a monstrosity of communist distaste. For people who know Manhattan (and many other USA-cities) it would look famliar I suppose. Inside there are shops. Take the elevator and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank IWNoordergraaf
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed on 27th floor of this hotel for one night and it was virtually impossible to close curtains, not because they were faulty but the spectacular views both night and day. The hotel rooms are only on this floor, couldn't figure out what the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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