Babisnauer Pappel – Kreischa, Germany - Atlas Obscura

Babisnauer Pappel

Kreischa, Germany

According to a local story, this tree's blossoms signal the end of war. 

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The Babisnauer poplar is a black poplar planted in 1808, which is also visible as a natural monument from the city area. Next to the tree is an observation tower, which offers a great view over Dresden, especially at night.

During the German War of 1866, the poplar served as a lookout with a temporarily built-in observation scaffold. According to local legend, when the poplar blossoms, which does not happen every year, it indicates that the end of a war is on the horizon.

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