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Loved it, but the audio guide wasn’t worth it

Like everyone said, the hike is no joke. If you are pushing a stroller, or have mobility issues... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
victoriarH3818FL
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Scenic building worth a visit

We stumbled on this by accident, driving along to the south we saw this 'castle' on a hil and... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
spamobile
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The “Fränkische Krone” (Franconian Crown) is one of the largest medieval castle buildings in Germany. Martin Luther lived within its walls in 1530. Today, internationally significant art collections are housed there.
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Veste Coburg 1, 96450, Coburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Like everyone said, the hike is no joke. If you are pushing a stroller, or have mobility issues, this may not be the place for you. Having said that, I enjoyed the displays, and the hunting room with incredible depictions of game hunting was my...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

We stumbled on this by accident, driving along to the south we saw this 'castle' on a hil and started aiming for it and got there eventually in a roundabout sort of way. The weather was not the greatest that day so we were happy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

A must- see if you visit Coburg. There are only 12 nearby placing spaces, otherwise it is quite a hike up and downhill to the entrance so be ready. The exhibits of items is extensive and well done. The views are great.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank kagatlin
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Well it is a very nice place and the road there ist ok, Parking seems limited but when we visited seems not many others so found parking. The castle is a nice small walk and there are some really nice views from the different angles....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Renobi
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This was just an absolute gem of a place to see. You have to pay and see the museum. If you dont have the money, message me and I'll send it to you. Some people say you need 2 hours to see it all, however,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Timdow14
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Very Impressive Castle above Coburg. It's more museum than former residence but does have some historical items from the Saxe-Gotha-Coburgs. You really get a feeling for the changes that can happen over several centuries in such a castle. DO NOT miss the hunting room with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed September 29, 2018

It's one of the most impressive castles I've visited! The area outside is the same worth visiting like the museum inside. It's a must-do!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank T_Money1900
Reviewed September 17, 2018

With Sunday trading and no shops open we took the opportunity to visit the castle, due to the English Royal Family connection. We eat at the restaurant just outside, which was OK not brilliant. The staff in the reception area were helpful to us ‘...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank nonemmet
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Service was rubbish and staff disinterested this restaurant seems very overrated because it is up on the hill in the castle.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

The fortress at Coburg is situated in northeastern Bavaria in the Upper Franconian Region. It is the ancestral home of the Saxe-Coburg and Gotha family. It is a medieval castle with everything one would expect of a castle, towers, parapets, displays of armor and numerous...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Norm A
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