The water tower

Viewing platform with panoramic view

The water tower (35 m) towers over the Möhnetal and stands at the highest point of the Oberstadt in Rüthen (386 m above sea level). From a climbable viewing platform (29 m) you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the Haarstrang, the heights of the Brilon Forest and the Arnsberg Forest Nature Park.

In optimal weather conditions, you can even see the Hermann monument in the Teutoburg Forest.

The platform of the water tower at the city wall is open all year round.

Sightseeing fee per single person 1,00 €(outside of group tours,
otherwise included in the price of guided tours of the town of Rüthen).

Key for it available at the city administration of Rüthen, Hochstrasse 14, Tel: 02952 818 -0, it can be borrowed there during opening hours:

Opening hours:

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday08.00 - 12.30
Monday - Wednesday also 13.30 - 16.00
Thursday also13.30 - 17.30

AusZeit Rüthen:

At the market 3
59602 Rüthen

Opening hours:

Mon, Wed - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sat.: and Sun.: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tue, closed

Phone: 02952 6799939
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On Sundays and holidays the key is at Pizzeria Da Franco, Schneringer Str. 18, 59602 Rüthen,Phone: 02952 89 156 available!


However, the key is only issued until 20.00 hours at the most, depending on the opening hours of the issuer!

In addition to the costs of 1.00 €, a deposit must also be deposited, e.g. driver's license, ID card.