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Burg Meersburg Castle

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Address: Schlossplatz 10, 88709 Meersburg (Bodensee), Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: +49-0-7532-80-00-0
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Description: Nearly 1,500 years old, this medieval castle has been well-preserved and...
Nearly 1,500 years old, this medieval castle has been well-preserved and remains open to visitors.
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Really interesting castle

This castle was surprisingly interesting. The detailed furnishings and period actors (on Saturday) really helped make it interesting and educational. I did not pay the extra 1... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This castle was surprisingly interesting. The detailed furnishings and period actors (on Saturday) really helped make it interesting and educational. I did not pay the extra 1 euro for the English guide, but I wish I had. The castle had no signage in English. This was definitely one of the most interesting castles I have seen.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

There are many castles in Germany and this is one of the best. Great family adventure as you realize that the castle was built in the 7th century. You can have lunch in the garden or on a balcony overlooking the lake. Highly recommended. Enjoy!

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

It is unusual to find a building which feels as old as this one whilst still in good condition. The walk around was interesting and the views to the sea worth the walk. The tour would have been improved with a English headset but the guide leaflet had a lot of detail and was easy to follow around the building.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The ticket is quite pricy (9 euros) , but the castle really worths a visit. There are about 30 rooms open to the public, all with old pieces of furniture inside (some from XVIII / XIX century, other even older) Some ancient frescos are still visible on the walls and there is a good collection of medical weapons and armors.... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Went on a Wednesday afternoon in summer. Bought the tickets at the gift shop just 50 meters or so from the entrance to the castle (you have to buy them at the gift shop). Also paid the extra €1 for an English guidebook. Didn't do the guided tour. Took my time walking through the castle. Truly, there's a lot to... More 

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Dawson Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a 'must' for fans of old castles, knights etc... The castle dates back to the 7th century. You can take a self-guided tour with more than 35 'stops' such as The Gothic Chamber, The Renaissance Chamber, the castle kitchen, the Hall of Arms, the Hall of Knights, etc... and the dungeon. You can add a guided tour up... More 

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Wilsonville, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Buy tickets BEFORE you are at the castle from gift shop maybe 500 ft before the entrance. Get the guide book for 1 euro as all the explanations inside are in German. Plus, guidebook gives you very interesting facts. Self guided tour takes about an hour unless you have kids-they will want to stay longer. Easy walk but many narrow... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This was a nice diversion for an afternoon and one well worth the trip. The views from the castle are amazing and the history fascinating, as it is still occupied with areas open to the public, and performers there to reenact what life would have been like. If you have the time, this is a good stop.

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Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is the oldest castle in Europe still used for living by its owners, whose family has been there for more than two centuries. It has over 30 partially furnished rooms you can tour on your own, using a printed guide (costs 1 Euro!). Well worth visiting!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The Castle is a great quiet place to relax and enjoy history!! It's in a town that most Americans have never heard of , which is why we went. So go for the castle and for the town of Meersburg itself

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Address: Schlossplatz 10, 88709 Meersburg (Bodensee), Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: +49-0-7532-80-00-0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Meersburg (Bodensee)

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