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Saarkran (Saar Crane)

First constructed in 1761 by the Crane Association according to plans by Stengel

Saar Crane

The Saarkran (Saar Crane) flanking the Wilhelm-Heinrich-Brücke (Wilhelm Heinrich Bridge)
bears witness to Saarbrücken’s flourishing trade history. In 1761 it was first constructed by the Krahnen-Gesellschaft according to plans drawn-up by Stengel and, after being destroyed on several occasions, its final reconstruction in 1991 was financed by donations.

  • Opening hours
    External viewing only
  • Admission
    free

Picture gallery

City map and address

Saarkran

66111 Saarbrücken