Balloonist discovers Germany crop circle attracting tourists

BAVARIA, Germany (NBC/APTN) — One of the most popular places in Germany these days is a field in the southern part of the country.

Thousands of people have visited a field in Bavaria to take a look a series of crop circles.

A balloonist discovered the ornate design last week, and the news quickly spread throughout Germany and to parts of Europe.

The circle in a wheat field borders the Raisting Satellite Earth Station.

It looks like an ornament with ring-shaped features.

The farmer who owns the field said he didn’t make the circle. He thinks students cut the image with a diameter of 246 feet. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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