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What do you do when you have a 3-4 m tide, a river mouth at a very flat coast with extensive... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
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huge and amazing

while driving you will find out that a big structure is ahead, and as you come close, you will be... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Eleni K
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

What do you do when you have a 3-4 m tide, a river mouth at a very flat coast with extensive farming and lots of infrastructure, and live next to the storming North Sea? You take precautions. And that is what they have done here....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Impressive what man can build. Not much to see there but worth a stop. You can walk over the Sperrwerk and see the huge doors keeping out the floods or in the water of the Eider... nice view and some technical explanations...

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mestengo76
Reviewed 2 March 2017

while driving you will find out that a big structure is ahead, and as you come close, you will be amazed at what people can do to overcome nature. It's not an attraction, you will not have to visit, but if you have a car,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Impressive to see the barrage. The view towards to sea beautiful and lots of birds around. Nice to walk and watch

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Anna S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Eider Barrage was built in the early 1960's in conjunction with dykes to prevent flooding. This has proved very successful. Now there are plans to turn the barrage into a hydroelectric generator as well. There are a lot of farms, windmills and businesses which...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Drachsi
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to catch a sightseeing boat to Toenning. Hundreds of nesting sandwich terns, some quite aggressive if you get too close. If you're interested in engineering you might find it worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank louiseholistic
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The Eider Barrage is of course an important attraction and impressive, but I also loved to watch the Arctic Terns that breed right there and tirelessly kept feeding their young, that were very adult looking in early July.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Alex758758
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