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Plassenburg Castle

Plassenburg 1, 95326 Kulmbach, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9221 804571
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Wonderful visit!

I grew up not too far from Kulmbach and read several books about the Plassenburg, so it was finally... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Hexy
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
Enoyed the visit

We specifically drove to Kulmbach to visit this castle. It is not wow, but we enjoyed the visit... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
LBSterling
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Plassenburg 1, 95326 Kulmbach, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

I grew up not too far from Kulmbach and read several books about the Plassenburg, so it was finally time to take a look. It was extremely confusing to find out how to get to the castle. We drove all the way up to the...More

1  Thank Hexy
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We specifically drove to Kulmbach to visit this castle. It is not wow, but we enjoyed the visit. The guided tours are only in German. There is a little coffee shop where you can enjoy something to drink. The view is beautiful. We took a...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Excelente to visit with famaly. Good exposition and excellent for kids. I recommend to visit all the museums.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This is a beautiful castle with magnificent views out over the town of Kulmbach. In the time we were visiting we saw two other pairs of people! The fee for entry to everything is very reasonable - only 7 euro for an adult, kids to...More

1  Thank Jonathan B
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Visited Plassenburg in mid-September. Very important attraction and piece of Kulmbach history. As suggested by other commenters, we took the shuttle bus up to the castle grounds and return. Exploring the castle history in English can be done using the audio guide while venturing through...More

1  Thank travelmax5962
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Nice big castle with a great view. We went for the guided tour, very funny and nice guide. Recommend it.

Thank Geir-72
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

As many have mentioned, you can walk up the hill, but I would take the bus. €2.60 for the bus fare for the return journey down to the town centre. There were works going on in the town centre and we had trouble finding the...More

1  Thank JW1955
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

The German Pewter Figure Museum is displayed over four floors of a wing of Plassenburg Castle. We spent an hour, almost alone, viewing the many displays. We could have spent very much longer there but our interest was centred around the Battle of Waterloo era...More

1  Thank Maioha
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Definitely a heck of a walk (if you don't take the bus up). There are a handful of spots to park about halfway up the hill (where we lucked out and found a spot). It is a strenuous walk to the top. The views are...More

3  Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The castle dominates the town of Kulmbach which is itself well worth a visit. There is no parking at the castle so one parks in the town and catches a bus up. (The walk would be quite strenuous. There are tremendous views from the castle...More

1  Thank Philip A
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