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Veste Coburg

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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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Veste Coburg was the first castle I have ever toured, and I was a little disappointed that the rooms were not furnished as their original purposes. In other words, there was no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Veste Coburg was the first castle I have ever toured, and I was a little disappointed that the rooms were not furnished as their original purposes. In other words, there was no bedroom, dining room, kitchen galley, etc. Instead, the rooms featured collections, like glassware and artifacts. The only ones that really stood out were the weaponry and sleighs/carriages/harnesses. (After... More 

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Leipzig, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Beautifully maintained fortress/castle with a 3 floor tour through the main rooms, art galleries, coaches, and armor. We were there for 3 hours and still didn't see everything, so make sure you have plenty of time. The reason I can only give it 4 stars was because of the floor staff. It isn't clear of which way you should walk... More 

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Centerville, Utah USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The view from the top of the Veste will take your breath away. You are not quite so high up that you feel disjointed from the world, but you have a great view of all of Coburg and the surrounding area, which includes quite a bit of open area. The museum inside the Veste is great with a lot of... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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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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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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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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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