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Address: Braubach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 02627-536
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This castle is a bit of an uphill climb as buses can only go so far. The entrance cobblestones are uneven and rough and there are many steep and narrow stairs to climb. This can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Caledonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This castle is a bit of an uphill climb as buses can only go so far. The entrance cobblestones are uneven and rough and there are many steep and narrow stairs to climb. This can be a physical challenge to those who are elderly or have difficulty walking. That being said, the tour was very informative and interesting. The view... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We visited Marksburg castle on a trip down the Rhine and it was well worth it. We caught a tour in English (English tours are only at 1pm and 4pm daily) and really enjoyed it. Our guide took us around the castle (interior and exterior) and was full of interesting facts. It's really something to see such a well-preserved castle... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Marskburg Castle should probably be called just Marksburg, since I think burg is German for castle. After a pleasant cruise up river, we decided to get off at Braubach so we could see the Marksburg Castle. Marksburg Castle is one of the best castles we've ever visited. The entry fee was 6 Euros each, and that includes a guide (the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Be prepared to walk a lot, buses stop at certain point – after that you can use more than 100 stairs or take a little walk to get to the gate. But when you get there you understand it was worth it. Amazing views from any point. Very rich history, very well preserved buildings, fortification walls, furniture, etc. Castle was... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My husband and I decide to see this castle because it is the one not ruined during the world war II and very well maintained. We arrived in the morning but just missing the morning English tour and the next one is scheduled at around 1pm. So we borrowed the English tour book from the lady at ticket place. It... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I saw this on a boat tour from the river. It looked really cool sitting up on the hill. Supposedly the castle was never taken by an opposing force.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We recently visited this castle as part of our river cruise. It is perched on top of a hill with superb views of the Rhine and surrounding area below. As has been stated before, it is a wonderfully preserved castle as it was spared any bombing in WWII or any prior conflicts. There are some 50 rooms in the castle... More 

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manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Superb tour with great views of the Rhine. The castle is the best preserved in the Rhine and you can imagine how it was to live there in medieval times. Good Café with views down the valley.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you are on a rhine cruise, this is probably one of the stops you will make, and may mean that you miss out on Koblenz. The seemingly fairy tale castle is perched on top of a steepish hill, and if you have to walk up to the top, be warned that this is pretty steep, and you will need... More 

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Voronezh, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

First of all, it's a real medieval castle !! It seems like it remains practically like it was centuries ago. You can perfectly imagine that life of that time when visiting it !! It's not very big but each corner of the castle shows a piece of history !! You visit rooms where knights and his family lived, where they... More 

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Address: Address: Braubach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 02627-536
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Braubach

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