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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The castle was actually really mid evil much was original. There was original armour and lots of original tools and furnishings. Much better than the new castle

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Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Old but very nice castle with excellent location. Cosy feeling although a lot of stone was around you. Well organized rooms and tour even for people travelling wihtout a guide. Sights from most of the windows were impressive.

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Pinckney, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

This was the one stop on our Viking river cruise that was the truest historical castle on the Rhine. From the rough cobblestone entrance to the ramparts above it was memorable. Glad we went there and any who is able should make the effort.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Meersburg is hands down one of my favourite small towns. With multiple trips, I always found a new shop or new cobbled path to tickle my fancy. Burg Meersburg is another great activity which is a must for castle lovers or any little lords or ladys. Get enchanted by the rooms and the stories laid out in them. Afterwards, head... More 

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Memphis, TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The castle is great and shows an accurate image of late-medieval life in Germany. It is not sanitized or beautified. You can actually imagine people living there. Look for the "hole of fear" where criminal were thrown into as punishment. As enjoyable as the old part of the castle are the 19th-century rooms of one of Germany's greatest (and until... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This castle is wonderful and it surrounded by old town with plenty to do. Also unlike most German castles this one does not require any climbing to get to it so it is nice if you have physical limitations.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Caught the ferry across the lake from Mainau-Meersburg, which takes about half an hour. The most prominent attraction in Meersburg is this wonderful castle. The castle has a suitably gothic feel to it and it is exactly how you imagine a castle should look like! Interesting, picturesque and some fantastic views from its parapets. It really does look the part... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The castle is fairly impressive. Built on a rise above the lake with a sort of dry moat, the exhibitions are quite interesting. The most impressive "feature", however, is the impressive views from the tower - note that you have to take the guided tour to get there.

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Address: 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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