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Address: 61462 Konigstein im Taunus, Hesse, Germany
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Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
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Mainz, Germany
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141 reviews 141 reviews
69 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We visited these ruins at around sunset. The castle itself is large and cavernous with a number of corridors to wander. Though I highly suggest bringing a flashlight, since while there appeared to be lights, they were not lit. The tower itself is fairly tall and gives a commanding view of the surroundings. Again a flashlight is very helpful if... More 

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Weimar, Germany
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I really liked the ruins.The view from the tower was spectacular.I highly recommend it if you are around Königstein.

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Hamburg, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We were offered a voucher that included a free visit to the ruin but it was closed, on a Saturday. A closed ruin! Why? Who steals rocks??

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

The castle ruins are kept very well - upgrades are in progress; festivities are held there, too. Climb the tower!

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Definitely well worth a visit to take you back to the medivial age ....not to mention the breathtaking views of the Frankfurt Skyline. Suggestion is to take a windbreaker with you as it can get quite chilly up on the look at vantage point. An excellent venue for a musical concert in the summer months ....defintely worth a visit

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Brisbane, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This place feels like a real castle from the middle ages when it hosts medieval festivals. It achieves the gone back in time atmosphere by: 1. Taking a semi-ruined castle (Burg Königstein) 2. Add a medieval tournament 3. Provide discounts for people to come in costume 4. Letting the German weather do the sunshine/rain/sun/rain/storm/sun thing (all in a few hours).... More 

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Cologne, Germany
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

They also have mid-evel games from time to time. Worth the walk and get some exercise! Great look on the Frankfurt area!

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