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Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

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Address: Festung Ehrenbreitstein 1, 56077 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+49 261 66754000
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Large fortress overlooking the Maas and Reine River.

A very confusing fort compared to many we've visited in North and South America. Purposefully set up to distract enemy soldiers who wouldn't know which part of the fort they had... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Longmont, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The fortress itself is huge and admission is about 7 Euro plus parking charged per hour. If you are a history buff this might be a place to spend some hours, otherwise, since I am not too deep into history, it is an average place to visit. If you can walk 5 minutes, you can also park for free outside... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very confusing fort compared to many we've visited in North and South America. Purposefully set up to distract enemy soldiers who wouldn't know which part of the fort they had broken into leaving them vulnerable to attact.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited it three years ago(2014). Wasn't very excited about the sight since it's a fortress but its massive and kind of impressive because of its location ( Deutsche ecke is visible from there) pretty nice someone hasn't been to a similar sight. Back then, it was fine since it had free entrance and free parking as well.visiting Koblenz after... More 

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Hochheim Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

We made this trip at the end of the day and ran out of time to enjoy all the exhibitions. Definitely a site worth seeing when you include the surrounding park and views.

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

This lovely fortress is situated on top of a hill with a spectacular scenic backdrop. We took the cable car up to the fortress and would definitely recommend it for anyone planning to visit the fortress. Inside the fortress are multiple museums and exhibitions, but sadly most of it was all in German. However, I would still recommend it for... More 

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Edmundston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

A very impressive piece of 1820 engineering dominates the skyline over Koblenz. With over 3000 years of documented human habitation this strategic height presents an unassailable fortress that provides incredible views over the Deutsches Eck and the merger of Mosel and Rhine rivers. Part of a series of interlocking and coordinated fortresses on the heights surrounding Koblenz this site should... More 

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Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Nestled along the junction of the Rhine and Mossel River is this majestic fortress. On top you will get an excellent view of the city of Koblenz which would be a treat for the shutterbugs like my wife. One would need to take a cable car to get here. The place is expansive. Their museum collections were quite impressive which... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

The fortress is very impressive. The size and extension of the walls is huge and the view from the fortress down to and beyond Koblenz spectacular.

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We were on a cruise down the Rhine and chose Fortress Ehrenbreitstein as an extra trip. We took a ride over the Rhine and up to the fortress. Sometime the cable cars don't go if it's too windy but it is a neat ride.This was a really awesome fortress and I'm not a history buff like my husband. Our tour... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you like fortresses and spectacular views, this place is for you. The guide was dressed in 19th c. clothes and gave a very good historical presentation. Has history from Napoleon on through WWII.

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