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Paved path from parking lot down to visitor center where you can look at an outdoor touch-screen with both German and English videos (2 German and 1 English). Not wildly exciting ... more of a documentary style. If you aren't into science, would be enjoyable...More
The radio telescope is really huge and nice to see.
There is a parking place and after 10 minute walk you should see telescope in the valley.
In front of telescope there is a platform from which you can take pictures.
Nice to see if...More
We planned to visit the radio telescope, found the car park (with a little bit of shade on a sunny day) and walked down towards the kiosk and telescope. However when we reached the kiosk, it was still a good 700 metres (mostly downhill) to...More
Impressive antenna and most impressive the accuracy of the dish's surface better than half millimetre, built win 1971 with a new technology called homolog deformation, to compensate deformations due to gravity. There is a nice walking path around the telescope which emulates (at scale!) the...More
Interesting hour. The car park at the top is about 1km from the actual first viewing platform and then there is a further 0.5k to get to the closest viewing area. All
Of which is downhill so there is a little bit of a walk...More
This place is a must for science lovers. It is a truly impressive sight.
From the parking place, you walk about 10-15 minutes downhill before you finally arrive at the telescope. You can get very close, but the last 50-100 meters are of limits.