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Lovely little castle

The Lowenburg Castle is a lovely little castle. We only went to see it from the inner square but... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
Haarlem, The Netherlands
cool castle

This is closer towards the bottom end of Bergpark Wilhelmshohe. We walked around and took some... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
michael d
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

We drove from downtown Kassel up to the castle. There was a gate arm obstructing the road, and it wasn't clear why. We parked about 1/4 mile back down the road and followed what looked to be a path up to the castle. There, we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Kids were excited to have inside look of the castle. It is beautiful castle indeed but during our visit, most of the part of the castle was under construction. we spent around 30 min and left the place disappointed.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Indian_Writer
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

A romantic mock-medieval castle build in the late 18th century is featuring the style of a much older medieval knight's castle. You can only visit alongside a tour. Usually crowds are small, so do not worry. However, inform yourself ahead on tour schedules. A beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Heiko S
Reviewed October 26, 2017

This place is awesome and Hesse is doing a very important restoration that I hope will help it rival some of the Bavarian castles. Nice views and a great little garden to wander around plus the hike in the forest is nice.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

The castle is smaller than some of the more famous castles, and there was no guide available when we went. We also weren't charged to get in. There was a vending machine on site. The view from the castle was absolutely incredible, better than the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Brandon D
Reviewed September 11, 2017

The Lowenburg Castle is a lovely little castle. We only went to see it from the inner square but did not go inside. I think you can visit the interior but we lacked the time to do that. On the outside you can see that...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

Bice historical place. Good to visit. The place carries so much information of the history. Importantly nearby to many other visiting places in the Bergpark.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AzadAjay
Reviewed August 24, 2017

This is closer towards the bottom end of Bergpark Wilhelmshohe. We walked around and took some pictures. They were doing some renovating. We didn't get the inside tour because we didn't want to spend the extra money. They did have bathrooms, thank goodness! Even if...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank michael d
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Löwenburg castle is small and beautiful. Opening hours are 9-15 weekdays. The park around it is spectacular and lovely!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Carina J
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

A piece of history, a hidden gem into a splendid park. The Castle is rebuilt, but in a very nice and good way

Date of experience: July 2017
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November 8, 2017|
Response from Brandon D | Reviewed this property |
It's a couple minutes of hiking/steep walking even if you parked as close to the castle as possible. We had to climb a couple set of stone stairs (around 5 or 6 steps each).
December 22, 2016|
Response from SteveS849 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I was here in November, there wasn't any snow. It is a large, large park with many interesting sites. There is a lot to see here. Hercules, waterkunst & Wilhelmshole castle as well. The Lōwenberg was under... More
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Five days total in Germany (6 Replies)
I'm traveling with my 12 and 17 year old sons to Germany. We only have 5 days. The boys are huge soccer fans and wanted to watch a game in Munich, but we were told that their season is over in March. We arrive in mid June. I would like to take them to castles, and historical WW2 sights, along with beautiful villages. Originally I was thinking flying into Frankfort, going to Rothenberg, Lowenburg Castle, then onto the Munich area, Bavaria. Is it worth just staying in the Munich area for the...More
February 23, 2016|
Response fromMark M|
The Bundesliga season ends in mid-May but you could still take them on a tour of the AllianzArena, it's worth a visit by itself.