The Siebengebirge, its nature and its past present themselves most impressively to the visitor who takes the cog railway to the top of the Drachenfels. Fun, nature and history are as closely related here as nowhere else.
The cog railway leading to the top of the Drachenfels was put into operation in the summer of 1883. Now, more than 125 years later, the entire complex has been rebuilt. With a fresh outfit and a modernized station, the “Bergbahnen im Siebengebirge AG” have been given a new look, älteste Zahnradbahn German cog railways will continue to be in service in the Rhineland. On its way to the top, it manages an elevation gain of approx. 220 metres with inclines of up to 20 %.
The Drachenfels (literally: Dragon Rock) is the landmark of the Siebengebirge (literally: Seven Hills). With its height of 321 metres and striking silhouette, it has been an attraction for people from all parts of the world for more than 100 years. One of the main reasons: the historic cog railway.
Bergbahnen im Siebengebirge GmbH
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