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Address: Festung Ehrenbreitstein, 56077 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 261 66754000
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All-in-One Attraction for Students of Western Civ

It's easy to appreciate the beauty of the Deutsches Eck from the vantage of the Seilbahn cablecars up to the Festung Ehrenbreitstein. A kombi ticket takes one across the Rhein up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

It's easy to appreciate the beauty of the Deutsches Eck from the vantage of the Seilbahn cablecars up to the Festung Ehrenbreitstein. A kombi ticket takes one across the Rhein up to the Fortress, where it is easy to get lost (happily) in a maze of thick walls, slit windows, and vaulted passages containing museums on local history, archaeology, wine... More 

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Koblenz, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is one of the best things you can do in Kobleny Just take the cable car on a sunny day and enjoy a walk and the really excellent view on Koblenz and the river. Tunnels, corridors and inner courts for your delight and also lots of intersting things like uniforms, wine etc showcased. Excellent also for business events.

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The fortress is huge! But it was lovely to see the various displays and also the city's archaeological museum as I walked around. I can only have touched on a small part of it but what I saw was very interesting and I enjoyed wandering through the tunnels and corridors. The various displays included wine making, military uniforms and life,... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I went to Koblenz with a little research on what to do. I was impress to discover many beautiful sight seeings that will make a photolover crazy! To go to the Fortress, you can either go by car o take the cable car which for me, was the best option. You will cross over the Rhine to the top and... More 

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Adelaide
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Koblenz doesn't provide too much for the tourist, (my observation,) but it is probably a good base to take day trips. One attraction is the hilltop Ehrenbreitstein Fortress accessible by car, or as we did by using the local bus. (Very easily done, and inexpensive) Upon arriving at the bus stop below the castle, look for the elevator taking visitors... More 

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Washington, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

While we were in Germany we managed to get to enjoy this wonderful place during a short stay in Koblenz. The cable car was the highlight of the day with its incredible views of the two connecting rivers and of the wonderful city below. The fortress itself is interesting, but there are lots of additional costs and we did not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great fortress, great cable car ride experience! Offers such a great view, wonderful gardenS in it and history filled plus very surprising exhibits! Reasonably priced - I suggest buying the combi tickets otherwise you'd regret it. If you are afraid of heights, try the cable car ride as well, you wouldn't feel anything, not a budge, we even moved around... More 

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Calcutta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

About 1 hour 45 mins by train from Duesseldorf (RE 5), it is a good place to visit for a short day trip if the weather is sunny. Confluence of the rivers Moselle and Rhine can be viewed nicely from the cable trip to the fortress. Boats are also available. Cable cars sometimes are only working during the weekends, so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We were there during off season as we were on my way to visit the Koblenz Christmas market which opened on Nov 21. We were there on the 22nd, a Saturday, and the cable cars would only operate on the weekend during off season. At the ticket office, I was told if I purchase the package , it would only... More 

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Belmont, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We started at the top at the Fortress. We rode to the top by van. A nice ride. You can't park right at the fortress. We had to take a short shuttle ride from the parking lot. There is a fee to enter the fortress, but I'm not sure about the price. Our host picked up the tab. The fortress... More 

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