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Address: Veste Coburg 1, 96450 Coburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0 95 61 / 8 79-0
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Description: The “Fränkische Krone” (Franconian Crown) is one of the largest medieval...
The “Fränkische Krone” (Franconian Crown) is one of the largest medieval castle buildings in Germany. Martin Luther lived within its walls in 1530. Today, internationally significant art collections are housed there.
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Good hike, rewarded with beer

The hike up the mountain to reach Veste Coburg is worth the trip, not only to see the great views and explore the Castle, but also for the reward of a cold beer (and food) at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The hike up the mountain to reach Veste Coburg is worth the trip, not only to see the great views and explore the Castle, but also for the reward of a cold beer (and food) at the top! Hiking up was all on paved roads, and it seemed that there were a couple of different routes to take. Ours was... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Veste Coburg is probably the main reason people visit the city of Coburg. It is an amazing fortress up above the city. We chose to walk up from the Palace Square near Schloss Ehrenburg through the Hofgarten. The walk is quite beautiful and fairly strenuous winding up the hill through the trees. If you are feeling less adventurous, you can... More 

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Sosua, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

this castle can be seen already from far away, long before you reach the city. don't miss taking a tour or enter private, lots of interesting things to see, from times passed. great coffee shop with fantastic cakes is on site.

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Brownsville, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

There a number of impressive museums within the fortress, Veste Coburg. I've toured the museums and the fortress three times and I've been impressed each time! http://www.kunstsammlungen-coburg.de/en/index.php

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

While there are many aspects to this splendid attraction, from armor, to jousting sleds, a marvelous wood carved hunting room, among many others, that can fascinate a history buff for hours, the crowning jewel of this attraction is the chance to step foot where Martin Luther once stepped as he was preparing to and defending his actions against the all... More 

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Worth the climb, lot of things to see. The staff was very helpful. there is some English, however not hard to figure out the German titles. This very inexpensive for a antiquity/museum of this quality.

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Auerbach, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

after an hour + drive and all the reviews, I will say that we wrre somewhat disappointed. Lunch at the Ratskeller was wonderful

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

İf you come to Coburg,you should see this castle.if you walk it can be good for you.Because you can breathe fresh air of Coburg.I want to see this place again and again.Its view is breathtaking.

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Wales
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is a great castle and contains a wonderful museum. It was really quiet when we were there and is a great place to browse if, like us, you love art & architecture. The Hunting Room has fabulous marquetry panelling and a superbly carved ceiling. There are many special objects to see eg the c16 millefiore globe, paintings by: Durer,... More 

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Bruxelles, Belgique
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Spectacularly on top of the hill. Houses a fine museum where it is not easy to discover what you are looking for. Nice terrace restaurant on the way down with a very German menu;

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Address: Veste Coburg 1, 96450 Coburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0 95 61 / 8 79-0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Upper Franconia  >  Coburg

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