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Drachenfels

Address: im Naturpark Siebengebirge, Konigswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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Datteln, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

All in our party loved walking up Drachenfels, the old ruins are great to see and the views are incredible. I will absolutely visit again as this place is the best thing I have seen in Germany so far.

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Edgewood, New Mexico
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119 reviews 119 reviews
49 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is apparently where all the Scandinavians go when they come to the Rhine, so expect it to be busy. The hike up is a bit strenuous but certainly manageable if you go slow and the views along the way are fantastic as you look out over the Rhine valley. The castle itself is a ruin but a neat one... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

this place is close to Dusseldorf and a nice day out can be planned. close to the station is the tram station for a nice ride up the mountain. this place offers excellent view of the Rhine and the areas near by. on the way is the castle and the reptile zoo so its all in one. the park offers... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Beautiful views of the Rhine from the old castle ruins above. Many photo ops around the existing ruined structure. Rode the tram up then walked down to Drachenfels. The flowers were beautiful in the Fall. Agree with Polly M. wear comfortable walking shoes as some of the paths are uneven and steep. Off the beaten tourist path, but definitely worth... More

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Sible Hedingham
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10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The majesty of the Rhine is apparent from the crest, and the cafeteria at the top if the railway is good quality. It's possible to walk up, but we rode! Choose good weather for the views, and wear good shoes as it's a steep path up to the summit and the ruins. More interpretive panels would be good.

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12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Get out into the fresh air and walk in the woods! Around most corners there is a great view and friendly walkers who will certainly say 'tag to you.

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ely
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We enjoyed the trip up the mountain on the rack railway. The views at the top are superb, and the walk down is well marked with plenty of interest on the way down.

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Arendal, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

At first , I thought it would be wise to take the train going up, but we then decided to just walked. I t was fun and the summer weather was awesome. Great place on top they have a big restaurant, where you can enjoy a dinner, or just a beer or just even an ice cream. The toilets are... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I spent with my family and extended family amazing time at this mountain top place, its lovely, iconic and overall a great experience. You get there on a vintage tram, which squeaks and rattles up the mountain, and we reach the top, there is a rather long ascending walk, which the my kids loved, and there a couple of cafes... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

As we arrived ,we just missed the oldest railway train track ride in Germany , thought that we would have to wait ages for the next train we bought some little presents from the kiok ,then the train was there.Went all the way to the top first ,absolutely a high spot lovely views of the Rhine ,Bonn etc.There is a... More

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