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Address: Externsteiner Strasse 35, 32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 5234 2029796
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Gorgeous setting - well worth a visit!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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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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South Melbourne, Australia
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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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Helvoirt, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

There are many short and long walking paths through the Teutoburger Wald, where it never is crowded - except near to the Externsteine during the weekends-

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Detmold, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Once you negotiate the stairs up the view is great. It's a bit narrow but there are safety railings.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Very under-appreciated outside Germany. I have mixed feelings about the easy access to the top of the rocks. It is also a pity that the forest has been cleared to the east of the formation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

First came here in 1966. Not much has changed apart from the safety railings and now there is a charge to go into the stones. But you do not need to pay to look around the area, which is beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

An excellent day out. Plenty to see and do. I suppose you could relate this to Avebury Stones in the UK. Similar history etc. I recommend a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Not something to visit for a whole day, but if you are there certainly worth the effort, Fun to see, good for the calves, beautiful views,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Why go to Externsteine? Because nature made a masterpiece. What you do there is up to you. You can be the tourist, make pictures, run from structure to structure- complain about the high stairs- most people over there do just that. One layer is the touristlayer, and tourists do not always show respect to what nature made: a gem, a... More 

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