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Great view from the car itself and the restaurant at the top.

Interesting ride to the top of the hill. Good view from the car, but once you're on the top of the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Blago M
Well worth a visit to see splendid views of the Lahn valley.

Only €3.30 for the return trip. It was a little strange getting in the car which is fully... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
robtur2n
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10 Jul 2018
“Great view from the car itself and the restaurant at the top.”
31 Jul 2017
“Nothing to see near the funicular”
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Roemerstr. 8, 56130 Bad Ems, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Interesting ride to the top of the hill. Good view from the car, but once you're on the top of the hill, the only available view is from the restaurant.

Thank Blago M
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I wanted to have a nice view quickly so we went up on the train. When arriving there on the top there was no viewpoint. Nothing to overlook the town. Very dissapointing. There was a restaurant which had a terrace....probably having a nice view but...More

1  Thank Jessica E
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We went there for one full evening, it was amazing with lots of pleasure, it is really good experience to go up via this cable car and see the city

Thank Tata R
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Only €3.30 for the return trip. It was a little strange getting in the car which is fully automated. Only had to sit for 5 minutes before the doors closed and we moved off. Had a good meal at Bismarks restaurant at the top. Felt...More

Thank robtur2n
Reviewed 5 September 2016

It is fully automated, easy to manage even if you don't speak/read German. It goes fairly frequently, so never a long wait. When you get to the top, there are hiking trails, a fabulour view of the Lahn valley in both directions, and a lovely...More

1  Thank 416Traveller2013
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Cable car up the mountain in Bad Ems. Lovely restaurant at the top though did not get the name. The view from the cable car and the restaurant is out of this world. Easy to miss the entrance.

Thank Gill M
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The Kurwalbahn is a great way to see the city from the top of the mountain. It costs about 2.20 euro each way but there are weekly passes and such available. Not entirely sure of all the options since they were in German on the...More

2  Thank Martina D
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