The Bastei

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Here the Bastei.

The oldest and specially most famoust part of the Elbsandsteingebirges.

The Bastei is 193 m over the Elbe.

In the front are one of the ships from the Sächsischen Dampfschiffahrt. These ships, mostly wheel-steamboats, looking not only old, nearly all was build in the last century and travel today also along the river Elbe.


The bridge on the Bastei.

They was build in the year 1851. In the background are the Lilienstein.

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Last edition: 23th january 1999

© Klaus Eichfeld 1999