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Veste Coburg

Address: Veste Coburg 1, 96450 Coburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0 95 61 / 8 79-0
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Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Coburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The “Fränkische Krone” (Franconian Crown) is one of the largest medieval castle buildings in...
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Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
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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Sosua, Dominican Republic
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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98 reviews 98 reviews
22 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
43 helpful votes 43 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 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
32 helpful votes 32 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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