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Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Festung Ehrenbreitstein, 56077 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Ranked #1 of 69 Attractions in Koblenz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
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Dorset
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

You can get to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, by cable car, by funicular railway, by car or even by foot! I tried cable car not realising off season it only operates at weekends and then drove up by car. It is well signed posted initially and only 10-15 minutes from the cable car station. Entrance was only €3 and car-parking €1... More

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Shelburne, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The cable car ride is relatively short but it packs a punch as you see the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers and the different colours of each river demarcated in their merger. At the top of the hill where you disembark you have many choices. Locals spend the day in the gardens, picnicking or hanging out. Tourists can... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This visit turned out to be the highlight of our (husband and our two friends) visit to Koblenz. It costs 11.80 Euros for a combined ticket covering the cable car and entrance to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. This is good value for what you get. Firstly, the cable car- this provides a smooth ride to the fortress and gives excellent views... More

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Cambridge
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

OK, particularly if you like fortresses and uniforms ;) and just a small cost when added to Zeilbahn trip

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Ehrenbreitstein Fortress near the German city of Koblenz, I had never heard of it. It came on my path during a walk along the Rhine (Rheinsteig). The magnificent fortress is situated just across the Rhine. It’s a great place to visit for a few hours. Read my review at http://www.frankwalks.com/best-places/germany/ehrenbreitstein-fortress

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Butler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We took the Cable Car from Koblenz to the Fortress. Very relaxing and beautiful ride. The Fortress is very impressive and has many places for pictures and outside venue for wine and drinks.

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Portland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We took the gondola up to the Fortress. When you get your ticket where the gondola is they have a small brochure in English which was a great keep in understanding the history of the fortress. Outside of the history many of the rooms are art galleries and there is room about the winery industry in the area. That was... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The view of the viewing platform is a work of art to be appreciated. A stunning structure in this modern park that is littered with modern artistic scultures. Great structured gardens , picnic areas and seating. the viewing platform is wheelchair friendly and the views across the rivers are even better than the cable car views. This is worth a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The gondola ride to the fortress provided a good view of the city and the grounds and fortress itself were impressive. The orientation map provided was difficult to follow and some of the displays did not seem consistent with the fortress itself. Al in all worth the visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Ehrenbreitstein Fortress overlooks the confluence of the Rhine and Mosel rivers. We went for something to do on a visit to Koblenz but quickly realised that it would take days to see everything. There is the fortress itself with great examples of military architecture; the Baroque style residence, the museum of archaeology, and much much more. To cap it all... More

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