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Address: Drachenfels 1, 53639 Konigswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49-2223-29-69-90
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Excellent food

Just been to a wedding in this place. Food was excellent, the view breath taking. I believe the staff could be friendlier although they were fine but not at the level of this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just been to a wedding in this place. Food was excellent, the view breath taking. I believe the staff could be friendlier although they were fine but not at the level of this place. Definitely worth going for the food.

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Thank Joel M
England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here whilst visiting Bonn (only a very easy 20minute tram ride to Konigswinter), and am so glad we did because the view was stunning and it was such a fun little excursion. We took the train up, and then walked back down halfway for lunch and then took the train all the way down. For those going with... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the electric cog driven train up and down to see and experience the Drachenfels. The 10 minute trip is great and at my age a lot better than the super fit who were walking and even biking up to the top. The city have revamped the viewing area and even added a new bistro restaurant which we used... More 

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Thank Clive J
Bratislava, Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definately this is the place for visitors to go there. You can go up walking as we did or you can combine walking or using a train or you can go via 2 trains to the very top. You stay at the meeting stop at the metro station and the dock (Koningwinter Fare). You pay small amount of money to... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes we were very lucky and got great views across Bonn and down the Rhine from up by the ruined castle right at the very top. Unless you are a hiker or very fit, we suggest you take the easy way out and use the rack railway (now electric though). We spent plenty of time just soaking in the views... More 

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Thank Tony36
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drachenfels is in the town of Koenigswinter, you can take the train to get there from the north or south. The climb up to the ruin is steep, and busy, but the view over the Rhine valley is superb once you get up there. Have a cold beer when you reach the terrace.

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Thank M O
Mexborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

interesting on the cog railway up to the viewing points looking over the rhine. nice café to have a meal or a drinh in

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Follow tripadvisor can always find the good places to go. Drachenfels is one of the examples. Easy to find cable car station and it stops also at Schloss Drachendel. 很奇怪因為語言選繁體中文就只有打中文時才計算字。出差間的週末順路找到休憩區,和同事搭渡輪轉纜車上去的,規劃的很簡單容易,上頭風景真美~

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Thank Sandra K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We didn't have much time left in Cologne and we decided to visit Konigswinter and it's famous castle Drachenfels. We went there by train and then had a hike up the hill where the castle is. If you have time and you're there during a warm season I really advise the following: there is a public pool half way through... More 

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Thank Miguel O
Ostrava, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

It was nice and cool trip, we were use the train to going up and down. There is a restaurant at the top, you can have some beer with awesome views

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