Panorama Ausblick Moorenhöhe DH

Point of interest

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Panoramic board Eupen Moorenhöhe

The panoramic board Eupen Moorenhöhe offers an outstanding view of the lower town and explains amongst others buildings from the heyday of the textile industry (19th century).

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Weser Dam

Four kilometres from the centre of Eupen, an enormous concrete wall rises up above the confluence of the Weser and the Getzbach: the Weser dam, built in the years 1936-1942 and 1946-1949. Including its anchorage, the...

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Nature centre 'Haus Ternell'

The nature centre 'Haus Ternell', at Monschauer Strasse – Ternell 2-3, is located in the idyllic Hertogenwald, not far from the nature reserve of the High Fens, and is an ideal starting point for nice...

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High Fens conservation area

The High Fens are a biotope of a kind almost unique in Europe. The peat layer is up to eight metres thick. Over vast areas, the High Fens are like an enormous sponge. Access is strictly controlled. Where it is...

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Hertogenwald

Eupen is surrounded by a unique natural landscape. The Hertogenwald south of the town is regarded as the gateway to the nature reserve of the High Fens. With its area of 12,300 hectares (30,400 acres), the Hertogenwald...

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Panoramic view

Parish Church of St. Joseph

St. Joseph's Church was built in the middle of the 19th century to plans by Cologne's cathedral architect Vincenz Statz. It's the most important monument to histo­ricism in Eupen. This neo-Gothic style...

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Clothmaker's house

This imposing townhouse at Haasstrasse 1-3, dating from the 18th century, has three large storeys and was inhabited for a long time by the merchant family Römer.

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Worsted works

The buildings of the former spinning mill bear witness to the rapid development at the beginning of the 20th century. These buildings were no longer planned in detail; instead, a spacious, multi-storey facility was...

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High Fens conservation area

The High Fens are a biotope of a kind almost unique in Europe. The peat layer is up to eight metres thick. Over vast areas, the High Fens are like an enormous sponge. Access is strictly controlled. Where it is...

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Kabelwerk Eupen AG

Behind the former worsted works, the buildings of today's Kabelwerk Eupen AG are situated. Having begun as a rope factory in the Neustrasse, the enterprise has now become one of Europe's leading manufacturers...