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MerkurBergbahn, Baden-Baden

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Climb aboard MerkurBergbahn, a funicular railway built in 1913 that carries passengers up Mount Merkur. At the top, walk along the pathways through the forest, or let children burn some energy on the playground. A short hike leads to an observation deck for views over the Black Forest--and a popular launching point for paragliding. Arrange to visit MerkurBergbahn and other attractions in Baden-Baden using our Baden-Baden itinerary builder.
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  • The ascent by cable car is fast enough and has more to adults as to children. The view is beautiful and there is a playground for the children upstairs. We are headed to feet and it took us about 1 hour (with a stroller and 1 toddler), but c is very nice.
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  • The mercury train is worth always a trip. Already, the trip is a special experience at this extreme inclination. Once at the top you can enjoy super views in good weather. Also, you can walk in beautiful and drink a cup of coffee.
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  • Our primary trip to Baden Baden was for the spa. The Merkurbergbahn is a real short drive from town and totally worth the trip. The funicular is very steep and the ride takes a few minutes. The techno...  more »
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  • Good funicular, very steep, great views, with a visit
  • Errr, not that wow! Small train took us up & ,, thats was all! No staff was available to assist
  • A great place Walking Mountain view
  • Super Vista and the drive mercury high is an experience. There are also great sun spots here. A combination ticket for mountain railway & bus (€5.60) can be purchased directly on the bus. Up & down is included with the mountain railway and a round-trip by bus.
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  • Magnificent while Baden. There is a restaurant and amusement park for children. Opposite views. Somewhere quiet and cool. Ticket 5 euros for free kids person.
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