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Address: 56727 Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49(0)2651 76440

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A German castle worth the visit even if a little off the beaten track

My car's navigation system found this castle a few kilometers outside of Mayen and we were pleased to find sufficient free parking within a short distance of the entrance. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2016
Leverkusen, Germany
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Leverkusen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

My car's navigation system found this castle a few kilometers outside of Mayen and we were pleased to find sufficient free parking within a short distance of the entrance. The walk up to the inner courtyard and the ticket counter was rather tortuous over green, slick cobbled stones but we all made it in one piece. Unbeknown to us in... More 

1 Thank Eyekaytoo
Mountain View, CA
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

We visited early on a late November morning. A cold ice fog blowing through the trees and onto the ramparts were truly memorable. The tour was in German but the guide explained slowly to my friend -- who speaks a bit of German. One of those places that I look to visit -- off the beaten path and very cool!

Thank Simon W
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This castle is quite impressive - it's one of the few that was never destroyed, and you can tell. Only two never-destroyed castles of this kind exist, and the other one is Burg Eltz, which for some reason is a lot more famous (okay, Eltz might be a bit fancier even, but this was still amazing.) The place has been... More 

Thank Stygeon
Rome, Italy
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We visited the castle with our 4-year-old son, who is a great castle fan and it did not disappoint him. Massive walls, high Towers and screechy old doors: paradise for a pre-schooler. The gardens were closed and could not be visited. If you have a buggy, it is very hard to get from the main entrance to the central courtyard... More 

Thank Alandida44
Trafalgar, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The castle itself was as I remember it! Felt great to be where Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade was filmed. However... the inside of the castle on the film was in England somewhere, so don't expect the interior to match.There was the possibility of a tour but only in German. Still! The highlight of my trip!

Thank NJ220
Warminster, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Visited the Schloss Burresheim castle recently while in Germany for the fist time with my daughter. they only had german tours but we were ok with that, so we went along with a small group of german tourists. The castle was well kept. We found the tour very interesting even with the language barrier. My daughter had 3 yrs German... More 

1 Thank linduzvdub
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We had a wonderful tour guide. There were only four of us in our group, all English speakers. The tour guide did not speak English, but he was very patient and spoke slowly. He went out of his way to make sure I understood and could translate for our group, even with my limited German. If I did not understand... More 

Thank Laura S
Brookfield, Connecticut
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152 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

By rights, I should be telling you that this castle was amazing and give it 5 stars. I can't do that because we had a terrible visit. The castle has the most interesting entrance through a covered barbican which is so cool I was totally geeking out. The inner courtyard was equally cool. I admired the haphazard architecture of a... More 

5 Thank Mielmonster
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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163 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I Think that their are better Schlosses in the area but always worth a visit but must admit that the views are spectacular on a clear day

Thank POTaylor62
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

Located at the junction of two little rivers Schloss Bürresheim is one of the old residences of the Archbishop of Trier. As one of the few castles in the area it survived the centuries without major damage. The exhibits give an exciting insight into life several centuries back in time. Great fun for the whole family, and children are usually... More 

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