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Veste Coburg

Veste Coburg 1, 96450 Coburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Coburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
Owner description: The “Fränkische Krone” (Franconian Crown) is one of the largest medieval castle buildings in...
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Type: Castles, Cultural
Owner description: 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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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

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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97 reviews 97 reviews
22 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

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
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
47 helpful votes 47 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Melbourne
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The combination of: • preservation of the castle • a long and interesting history • really excellent displays make this an essential visit if you are in the region. On certain rare nights they offer a dinner experience which is fantastic. Food is served in the manner of bygone days - with large knuckles of meat and plenty of other... More 

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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Veste Coburg, and the rest of the town, are easily worth a day trip from Bamberg -- or just as destinations unto themselves. The entire area is beautiful, in places extraordinarily so, and it exhibits a special kind of German appreciation for its ancestors and history. We plan to return.

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Spain
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This fortress is much less well known than for example Neuschwanstein, but it is no doubt much more interesting. It is one of the most important castles in Germany and when you go inside you know why. It has several floors with many rooms full of decoration and objects that tell you about its rich past as residence of some... More 

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