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Address: Oberwesel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Walking on History

Our last full day in Oberwesel we decided to walk from the castle around the city. We walked the entire length of the wall. would love to have seen the city when the wall was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
VinoBambinos
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Birmingham, AL
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Birmingham, AL
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256 reviews
54 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our last full day in Oberwesel we decided to walk from the castle around the city. We walked the entire length of the wall. would love to have seen the city when the wall was still completely intact.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

These were fun, but most of it is unavailable to explore. Worth going though but it doesn't take that long to see it.

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Pensacola, Florida
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Extremely cool walk through. With towers all over town, the city itself is a historical walk. The towers along the trail on the western side of the city are really cool.

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2 Thank rsg1050
Sydney, Australia
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152 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We spent a couple of hours exploring this charming town on the Rhine and really enjoyed it. Walking around the fortifications was a good way to get different views of Oberwesel and imagine life in past times.

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2 Thank r0amify0uwantt0
Belgium
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55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Definitely worth a venture! We had a great time driving around, looking at the fortifications. We took a river boat cruise that was FABULOUS!!!!!! This is one of those towns that you go to, venture around, have a great time and you've conquered it, no need to venture back. It's comparable to other little historic towns, maybe a wee smaller.... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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225 reviews
73 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stopped in Oberwesel for a coffee but could not find anything open. Disappointing so we walked along the town fortifications back to our car. I love the way that the town has just built itself around the walls. In some places, houses abut against the walls and in other places, there is narrow roadway in between. Numerous tunnels feed... More 

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1 Thank whosemother
Nauheim, Germany
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172 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very unique fortifications, explore them, walk on them, discover a nice and very typical Rhine valley town.

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1 Thank Always_0n_trip
Hornsea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Whilst having a quiet evening walk, looking for somewhere to eat, we found this wall and walked along it. What secrets does it hold and the troubles it has stood through?

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Boulder
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Very well preserved city fortification walls along the most scenic portion of the Rhine. We didn't do a tour, just climbed up and enjoyed during the late afternoon.

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Wales, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Oberwesel has one of the best-preserved city walls in Germany. (If you are British, think Chester.) Don't miss taking this excellent and interesting walk.

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