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Address: 61462 Konigstein im Taunus, Hesse, Germany
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Ruin of castle above the town

The ruin is visible from various parts of the town Königstein. It is located in walk distance from the town center and is it quiet easy to get there, whilst walking for a few... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
FruhMi
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ruin is visible from various parts of the town Königstein. It is located in walk distance from the town center and is it quiet easy to get there, whilst walking for a few minutes in the nature.

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Madrid, Spain
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

if you are staying at the nearby hotel, these ruins are a very short run away, if you make it all the way to the top it is a very nice spot to relax and if the weather is good has very nice views over frankfurt

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Thank pickwick1
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Been here for few times. To go up is so tired but once u up you'll won't regret. Beautiful and stunning views all over to Frankfurt. Been here on Burg fest and I can tell u that was best party in my life. Wonder here if u cross Königstein

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Thank Duje S
texas
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360 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Our son lives in Konigstein so we made plans to walk from their house to the castle. It was a clear day and the views from the top were awesome. We could see Frankfurt. The walk up to the tower is a challenge if you are not in great shape but our 3 year old grandson made it so you... More 

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Odenton, Maryland
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188 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank 197stevee
Weimar, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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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
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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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