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Address: 61462 Konigstein im Taunus, Hesse, Germany
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We love visiting castles like this. According to our personal opinion, this place is beautiful. The view to the city. At the time we visited the ruins, there was a city... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We love visiting castles like this. According to our personal opinion, this place is beautiful. The view to the city. At the time we visited the ruins, there was a city festival. So many people were there. A very nice coincidence for us. The children loved it.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Königstein is a very nice place and there is a tower and it has beautiful view on it. You can park in the city and you have to walk up, but it is not a problem, it´s worth it.

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Thank 99Sparks
Wiesbaden, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We were there for an event being held on the grounds. The event is the only thing that redeemed our trip. Wouldn't have been worth the trip for the castle alone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

The view from the fortress is really beautiful , if you lucky enough to have good weather you can see the skyline of frankfurt and also Großer Feldberg. Highly recommended !

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

We did walk up to and around the castle. Whilst it is a great place to go and see, to be fair, it would be better in the sunshine. Cost is great at €3 each to get in, something English Heritage and National Trust could take note of... Do take a hike up the central tower and get the cobwebs... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

The ruin is visible from various parts of the town Königstein. It is located in walk distance from the town center and is it quiet easy to get there, whilst walking for a few minutes in the nature.

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

if you are staying at the nearby hotel, these ruins are a very short run away, if you make it all the way to the top it is a very nice spot to relax and if the weather is good has very nice views over frankfurt

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Thank pickwick1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Been here for few times. To go up is so tired but once u up you'll won't regret. Beautiful and stunning views all over to Frankfurt. Been here on Burg fest and I can tell u that was best party in my life. Wonder here if u cross Königstein

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Our son lives in Konigstein so we made plans to walk from their house to the castle. It was a clear day and the views from the top were awesome. We could see Frankfurt. The walk up to the tower is a challenge if you are not in great shape but our 3 year old grandson made it so you... More 

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Odenton, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We visited these ruins at around sunset. The castle itself is large and cavernous with a number of corridors to wander. Though I highly suggest bringing a flashlight, since while there appeared to be lights, they were not lit. The tower itself is fairly tall and gives a commanding view of the surroundings. Again a flashlight is very helpful if... More 

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