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Drachenfels

im Naturpark Siebengebirge, Konigswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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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93 reviews 93 reviews
14 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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DUNFERMLINE SCOTLAND
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Make sure it is a good clear day. Try buying tickets at your hotel in advance for discount. Cafe at top which is very pleasant. Take binoculars with you.

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Frome, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

You don't have to like railways to enjoy the very steep ride on Germany's oldest rack railway.Its first stop is at Schlossl Drachenburg, a fairly tale castle with excellently preserved rooms, great views but not an English explanation to be seen. Apparently Snow White and her seven vertically challenged friends either lived here or inspired the fairy tale. The next... More

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Delft, The Netherlands
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65 reviews 65 reviews
46 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We chose to walk up the hill instead of taking the tram, and nature sites along the road are very scenic. A bit crowded at the top of the hill, but still we could enjoy the splendid panoramic view of the surrounding area. Don't expect much from the ruin though, just some stone walls still standing. But if you imagine... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We had a few hours before our flight from Dusseldorf to Dubai. As we had rented a car we took a drive to Drachenfels. We were hungry so the restaurant at the top of the mountain was an amazing surprise. We had soup and something German and ended our meal with delicious custard and apple strudel. Wow, the meal and... More

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New Delhi, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

One of the must visit places if you are a Nature lover. Drachnfels is one of the Seven hills in Germany. For reaching to Drachenfels, you can catch the DB Bahn to Konigswinter. From there, you can either walk till Drachenfels or take the Zahnrad Bahn. I will recommend the Zahnrad Bahn. It is one of the oldest rail though,... More

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