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Burg Kronberg

Schlossstr. 10-11, 61476 Kronberg im Taunus, Hesse, Germany
+49(0)6173 7788
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Type: Castles
Description: Gut erhaltene Höhenburg der Stauferzeit (ab 2. Hälfte 12. Jh.)
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Very historic and affluent town. Walk up and down hills; good exercise. A lot to see. Can cover it in a day.

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Dublin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a lovely old castle with great views over Kronberg. We didnt get to see the museum, but it is well worth the €3 entry fee.

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Inverkip, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
97 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Burg Kronberg isn't the best of the castles I've visited but it's very old (1220), built on a rock and if you climb the 120 steps up to the Tower, you enjoy a panoramic view of the stunning village.The garden isn't special but it's a nice walk with a view.There is a small museum which reveals Kronberg's history and especially... More

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Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The castle itself is being renovated at the time, so you can "only" visit the keep, which gives you a very nice view over the Rhein-Main-Plain and the beautifully maintained garden (Prinzengarten). You can also visit the small "Stadtmuseum", which gives an interesting insight into Kronberg's history (the kids loved the pictures taken by pigeons...). Hopefully the castle will be... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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229 reviews 229 reviews
38 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Burg Kronberg is one of the main attractions in Kronberg. It's a small uphill walk to the castle. Unfortunately the castle is not well maintained, and some parts are under construction. You can walk up the main tower, but not to the top. Views from the highest part of the tower are not much better than from the base of... More

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Well worth a visit which has excellent views of the Frankfurt Skyline on a clear day ....only bit of constructive criticsm that is needed is that it should be better signposted from the Altstadt.

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