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Mohnesee Dam

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Address: Mohnesee, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Absolutely beautiful

Visited in Autumn and was absolutely blown away by the beauty of this area. We only stayed for an hour but regretted not planning further ahead and picnicking here - we will... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited in Autumn and was absolutely blown away by the beauty of this area. We only stayed for an hour but regretted not planning further ahead and picnicking here - we will probably return with picnics next year. We found it very easy to find and park at. Parking has a small charge. I was slightly disappointed that there was... More 

Thank emilykate12345
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Steeped in history, lovely quiet and peaceful area. Interesting to consider the difficulties faced by 617 squadron in 1943. Lovely walks and views. Ample inexpensive parking. Modest cafe and souvenir shop which didn't seem to be open for long but this was October, so out of season. Toilets a bit pricey at 70 cents but they were very good.

Thank B0bd30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Arrived here on a Friday afternoon, having ridden from Frankfurt - the only day in a week of rain where we remain dry most of the day. Parked the bikes by the cafe, had lunch and then walk over the dam. This is a very peaceful place, not many people around and stunning views. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank 67ajs
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Called hear to exercise self's/ dogs on a leisurely trip back from Czech....lovely day and lovely place, beautiful scenery and walks, thoroughly recommended! Had no deliberate intent, just saw brown sign on motorway when looking for a suitable rest place for 2-3 hours - hit lucky.

Thank bows_bridge
Cologne, Germany
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

nice place to visit nice scenery freash breeze green and quite can do more intresting activities around!

Thank Marlon E
Wimborne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Last visit was in 1964 when you could see the area which had been repaired. That's weathered now and the other difference is that we had to pay for the car park. A great ares for walking or cycling and marvellous views. Amazing to stand on the dam and imagine the Germans view of the Lancasters roaring towards them. plenty... More 

Thank barneytiffy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

No matter the time of year the Möhnesee Damm is always worth a visit. You can enjoy wonderful walks in the area and there are many places to eat nearby. There's also a one hour boat tour which is quite enjoyable

Thank Michelle S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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117 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Very interesting place. Quite a site and great views of the lake and the trees. I would like to return in better weather as it was raining when I was there and it was rather cold. Still a nice experience. I imagine it is quite beautiful in the warmer months and magnificent to see in the autumn.

Thank Tonylikestravel
Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

went riding a motorcycle round the 3 world war 2 dams,if you have not visited these and you get the chance,do, what an awesome site the scale is unbelievable and hard to imagine those lancasterbombers flying so low into the dam AMAZING

Thank Dave B
Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Steeped in history, this dam is a beautiful place to visit from Arnsberg. One of the dams bombed during the war by the 'Dambusters', this place has a sad tale to tell - over 600 dead in the subsequent floods and numerous houses lost. It's hard to believe now - as it has a serenity about it. The cafe is... More 

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