Rakotzbrücke – a Circular Optical Illusion in Kromlau, Germany

Rakotzbrücke – a Circular Optical Illusion in Kromlau, Germany

Rakotzbrücke, Rhododendronpark, Kromlau, Germany. If you will search for the attractions in Kromlau, the Rakotzbrücke will certainly pop out. The largest park in Saxony was commissioned by Friedrich Herrmann Rötschke, the knight of Kromlau, in the middle of the 19th century.

The Medieval looking bridge is outstanding, however it dates back to 1860s. Its high canopy and reflection in the water of the river Rakotzsee create a full circle. The park also is proud of rich nature, its gardens and other architectural attractions.

Why to go ther

The park is the most popular attraction in Kromlau.

When to go there?

In summer when all the flowers are blooming and the nature is lavish.

How to get there?

By car, bus or train – the transportation in Germany is easy to navigate.

Lead photo by Unknown

Kromlau-Photo by Marco D

Photo by Marco D

Kromlau-Photo by Jkoziol

Photo by Jkoziol


Photo by Unknown


Photo by Unknown

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