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Address: Externsteiner Strasse 35, 32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 5234 2029796
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Nice nature phenomenon

a strange and massive rock formation in the middle of quiet countryside. A lot of tourists and poor facilities otherwise.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

a strange and massive rock formation in the middle of quiet countryside. A lot of tourists and poor facilities otherwise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Absolutely amazing place. Do not go there if you have vertigo:) The Externsteine = Rocks are quite steep and the steps a bit narrow, but in general the place is secure. You can combine the ticket for Externsteine with Hermannsdenkmal - the statue is just few minutes drive, in Grotenburg 50.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was nice for an afternoon. Great view. The charge you entrance for climbing to the top. We had a nice snack at the restaurant in walking distance. Very helpful staff at the tourist information

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

these rocks have a hıstory goıng back 2000 years. ıt ıs worthwhıle clımbıng up to the top and you wıll feel the mıstery

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The stones are amazing and look very imposing. The climb made me nervous but it was well worth it. The surounding lake and forest add up to a nice trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Nice couple of big rocks to climb on. Beautiful view from the top. In the woods surrounding the rocks there are a number of nice walking routes. Good for a nice walk in the forest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

What a beautiful and tranquil place, its an absolute must to visit , If you are able to climb to the top of the rock it is worth it for the view. As we are English and our German not very good ,we met very nice helpful staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stopped off on the way to somewhere, after reading about on the internet. It was a beautiful place to stop for a rest and a walk before a long drive, which was perfect for us. For serious walker/hikers you could easily spend hours here, though we were happy enough to spend just an hour or two for a picnic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

We visited when the site was quite quiet. It will be very different when busy. You paid a small fee, from 1 April, to access the stones with their stairs. Well worth it even if you have no head for heights. Several marked out walks around the immediate areas. There is a very informative exhibition in German and English on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Hi ! I went there twice, a few years ago, 'cause it's really fascinating ! But the big news is that as last someone has written a handy book for travelers all about this place, in English ! It's really amazing what the ancient Celts of Europe were doing there, why they wanted all those strange images and astronomical alignments,... More 

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Address: Externsteiner Strasse 35, 32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 5234 2029796
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Horn-Bad Meinberg

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