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Address: Hammeren, Bornholm, Denmark

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Ruins in a beautiful spot

Nature is very beautiful and different at and around Hammershus Ruins. Before entering the site there is a stone monument on a small hill. To the left of it you will see signs for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nature is very beautiful and different at and around Hammershus Ruins. Before entering the site there is a stone monument on a small hill. To the left of it you will see signs for a path. It will take you down to the sea where the view is stunning. Follow the sign from there to Løvehovederne (Lion's heads) and you... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stopped there while biking around Bornholm. Great view, interesting history with plaques all over the place and good facilities for visitors. And free.

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Haywards Heath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Remote castle ruins on the north west coast of Bornholm, currently undergoing a major renovation. Views over the surrounding coast are vast. Plenty of chance to wander round at your own pace. Free entry, though the little museum did cost, and was a little underwhelming.

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Slupsk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

On the biking way from Ronne to Allinge, very nice delicious restaurant on the castle, clean toiletts. Very well prepared for tourists

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Very big fortress ruin, placed at a high and impressive site at Bornholm. We went there on a beautiful sunny day, which is very good time to go there. It is fun to explore because it is so big with many buildings and view points to look down on the island and at the sea. Many information texts in 3... More 

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Larne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This would have been an awful place to have been billeted in ancient times with water and food severely rationed. The fortress is dramatic and bleak and well positioned. Our guide was very informative and there are great views if you climb up to the castle walls.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Fine unless you've seen a number of castle ruins. This one is currently being restored, so has workers and little vehicles moving about. Not much to see but nice view over the sea.

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Flensburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Impressive castle ruin situated on a high cliff next to the Baltic Sea and the neighboring Hammer Knude. The ruin is easily reached from the parking lot, there are a lot of signs in danish, english and german to inform you about the different buildings. There are some very nice hiking trails around the castle which will give you some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This Fortress ruin dates back to about 1250 and has a colorful history. It was abandoned about 1750 and left at the mercy of the elements and locals looting for building materials. The views of the Baltic Sea are spectacular.

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Torun, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The view is good but the castle is quite busy and too commercialised. The masses of people were a bit irritating. Nevertheless, it's worth seeing. (when we visited, bathrooms were NOT free of charge)

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Address: Hammeren, Bornholm, Denmark
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Bornholm

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