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Address: Sparrenberg, 33604 Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 521 1367956
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Fantastic view!

Our son and his wife live in Bielefeld. When we were there to visit our daughter-in-law took us to Sparrenburg while our son was at work. It is a lovely, well kept castle... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2016
Barb H
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Our son and his wife live in Bielefeld. When we were there to visit our daughter-in-law took us to Sparrenburg while our son was at work. It is a lovely, well kept castle. Considering the age of the structure, it's amazing. Of course this comes from a US citizen where nothing is all that old! It was free to walk... More 

1 Thank Barb H
Anna Bay, Australia
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Quite nice to wander the gardens and walk around the ruins. It's cheap to go up the tower €1.50 and see the 360* view from the top. Make sure you finish your visit with a good German beer in the courtyard.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016

love castles and always visit places similar to this where ever i go, it was great to see you can walk around the grounds free of charge, a nice sunny warm day in a fabulous place like this over looking the town of bielefeld....ok not really anything in english so bit hard to work out what it was and what... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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117 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We walked to the castle from the city which was not too hard with some stairs to climb. There are a few parking lots closer to the castle. Nice weather with blue skies always make for a pleasant impression. We did not go inside. Buildings well kept and a lot of people on the grounds enjoying a Saturday afternoon.

Thank Stephan1954
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Lovely place to spend a afternoon, restaurant and a cafe, seating area, great veiws see for miles, plenty of parking nearby , very high up in areas so need to watch the kids,

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

A spectacular view of the city, an amazing walk from the main road in the nature. We went there as a group and had dinner and a few drinks on the terrace, very good. An interesting slice of history. But on a down side the toilet facilities was in an atrocious state, the men's toilet was filthy the entire evening.-... More 

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Bielefeld, Germany
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2016

Great time interesting history and the view is outstanding. There is limited parking but easy to find. Look out for the festivals, great fun for the kids.

Thank Liam H
Brussels, Belgium
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79 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Really worth visiting on a nice day! Magical views on the city of Bielefeld! Absolute peace and quiet, even on busy Sundays! Not to miss!

Thank elenouska
Brighton, Michigan
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Not the most magnificent castle to visit but a great view and hometown history. Worth the trip if in the Bielefeld area. Restaurant offers good food and east westfalia specially like Pickard.

1 Thank eadblu
Bielefeld, Germany
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70 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Anyone who's confused by the geography of Bielefeld will get a bird's eye view of much of it from the castle ramparts. You can climb the tower for €1 and get an even better view. There's an on sight restaurant and a bar. The tower is one of the iconic sites of Bielefeld and features on many Biefeld themed merchandise.

1 Thank Julie C

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