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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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Inverkip, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
96 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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207 reviews 207 reviews
36 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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