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Konigssee

Address: 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
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Owner description: The emerald-green Königssee near Berchtesgaden is surrounded by steep walls of rock, with the 1800-metre east wall of the Watzmann towering above its west shore.
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Janesville, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The visit we made in 1984 was magic. But in 2013 the crowds pushed the beauty nearly out of the picture. I can't say "don't go." But be prepared, especially if you have the kids along. It's turned into a carnival of vendors and pushy people.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A place you must go in your life. It's a very beautiful and peaceful place.

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Pitlochry, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Visited whilst staying at Berchtesgarden. The sail on the lake was brilliant (however you shall need to understand German to appreciate the commentary). Stop off and have a beer and visit the ice cave

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was our fourth visit to Konigssee and we pay for the boat trip every time. It's such a beautiful spot and difficult to appreciate if you don't take the boat - the part of the lake you see from the town at the end is really just the tip. The town itself is quite interesting, with some decent places... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We liked a natural beauty of the place. You can also see Eagle's Nest up on the mountain. We wish we had more time to take the boat cruise - next time we will.

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Duluth, Georgia
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7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Once you park your car, go pass all the shops to the bottom of the hill to get your boat ticket. Start this trip by 10 am in the morning so you can make a day of it. We took the boat all the way to the end and did the short hike and then stopped at Bartholomew on the... More

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Senior Contributor
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We took the boat ride to the St Bartholomew Abby and enjoyed the early fall scenery from the lake. Great photo ops but you will do better with a window seat. The cons are that the area at the Abby was a bit touristy and the tour guide spoke only in German. Still it was well worth the trip.

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Durham, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Königssee is one of those Alpine wonders that has to be seen to be believed - and the money for the boat tour all the way around is totally worth it.

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Phoenix, AZ USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Took the boat ride and had a wonderful time. My grandson enjoyed seeing all the fish, the ducks and we went to the end of the lake. Beautiful.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Gorgeous, huge, clean lake surrounded by mountains. We took a boat/small ferry to an island called St Bartolamei. There are wonderful walkin/climbing trails around the lake. Most people either had a picnic lunch with them or ate at the restaurant.

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