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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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Fortress on a Hill

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Nuremberg, Germany
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Nuremberg, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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100 reviews 100 reviews
22 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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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95 reviews 95 reviews
28 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
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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Calgary, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Truly amazing castle. From the spectacular structure made of stone and wood, with different sections made during different eras. The castle was used through both world wars and has since been immaculately maintained. The views from the top (the castle is already on top of a big hill) are simply breathtaking. Clearly the owners have great pride in this place... More 

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