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Address: Schlossstr. 10-11, 61476 Kronberg im Taunus, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: +49(0)6173 7788
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Gut erhaltene Höhenburg der Stauferzeit (ab 2. Hälfte 12. Jh.)

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Wonderful History and Great Views

We were just walking the wonderful old part of this town, when we came upon the castle. A very friendly lady told us that a tour was going to be in 40 minutes. We went to lunch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Interesting self guided tour. Not much English information but it didn't really detract from the experience. Very worth a look.

Thank Andrew W
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96 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We were just walking the wonderful old part of this town, when we came upon the castle. A very friendly lady told us that a tour was going to be in 40 minutes. We went to lunch and came back to have a personal tour with a man who worked so hard to give us all the information in English.... More 

Thank RICK B
Los Angeles, California
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198 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The castle itself is truly of old original stone and brick structure and I believe a must see. It is not well maintained nor renovated, which thus shows it's true medieval form. It's not the elegant castle like the others in Germany, but that is its charm. Part of the enjoyment is the way there. The town of Kronberg im... More 

Thank TRavelBug232323
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44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The castle is located on top of a hill around which lies the town of Kronberg. It was possible to go inside the castle for a reasonable fee. Inside was not much, but the architecture and the small well kept park where nice to experience. The castle also has a tower in which you can go up a winding (and... More 

Thank neo_gucky
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Beautiful old town, easily accessible by train from Frankfurt. Castle worth a visit, although only a couple of hours needed. No café, but does have toilets. Cheap to get in compared to GB. It is worth spending time strolling around the ancient streets with its historic buildings.

2 Thank 14kazs
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We went there by local bus from Kronberg train station. We waited a while till a bus showed-up and asked the driver while he goes to the castle & he confirmed. It's a short ride & the town is small, quit & peacefull with cobbled-stone streets & beautifull houses & flowers in front of most of the houses. Then we... More 

1 Thank Asmaa27
Greensboro, North Carolina
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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.

Thank terri f
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10 reviews
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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.

1 Thank DOD_Dublin
Inverkip, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
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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 

2 Thank Mina P
Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
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87 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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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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