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WELL PRESERVED CASTLE IN THE HEART OF HARZ

You can reach this castle by walking or a cage, driven by horses. Walking will last 45min from the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Lutz-WD
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Saxony-Anhalt
Worth a visit, even on a rainy day

It was raining when we arrived in the village. There is no parking for private vehicles at the... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
dinich
,
switzerland
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6 Sep 2017
“WELL PRESERVED CASTLE IN THE HEART OF HARZ”
16 Aug 2017
“Beautiful castle - could be more interesting ”
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

You can reach this castle by walking or a cage, driven by horses. Walking will last 45min from the parking place at the restaurant "Gartenhaus". The castele is well preserved/restaurated and hosts a museum. In the yard of the castle you can watch a show...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I like that you need to walk around 2 km (taxi or small train is possible) to get to the castle. It is very secluded and in a beautiful setting. We thought we were lucky to be there when they had medieval knight etc. there....More

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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

It was raining when we arrived in the village. There is no parking for private vehicles at the castle, which lies at the end of a 2 km hike along a cobbled track through the forest. The weather was too foul, so we took the...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2015

We visited while my mother and sister were visiting us in Berlin; this was our second visit. My sister wanted to see a true medieval castle. It is about a 2 hour drive from Berlin. You must park below the castle and either walk up,...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2013

You can either walk, or drive up by horse cart. The old castle is still intact in many parts. Inside you find a museum of historical items. At 11 AM, and 2 PM there are shows of trained free flying falcons, owls, etc.

Thank TeHaumi
Reviewed 9 May 2013

The castle was very busy with one of it's regular festivals when we visited - there were lots of visitors! The medieval festival added a lot of interest to the castle courtyard but the crowds made the castle interior fairly uncomfortable. You need to park...More

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