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Reichsburg Cochem

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Address: Schlossstr. 36, 56812, Cochem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Long walk up hill but wonderful old castle with stunning views all round. Mosel River, surrounding area.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Unkel, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The castle is located on top of a hill and when you reach there ,you can see Moselle river. You might have to walk uphill to reach the castle . The ticket is 6 Euro for adults with guided tour. But we had to wait for other people to gather around and then they opened the door. Overall it was... More 

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Unkel, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Long walk up hill but wonderful old castle with stunning views all round. Mosel River, surrounding area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a steep paved walk up to the castle but it is very enjoyable with wineries dotted along the way. Cochem is remarkably beautiful and the walk up to the castle is a highlight. The guided tour purchased via the castle gift shop was great. The tour guide gave the information in German and then in some English for our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Cochem for the sole purpose of going to the castle and maybe take the chair lift up to the park/zoo. Sadly everything was only open until 5pm (we went on a Sunday) so we decided to go to the castle for the guided tour and then enjoy walking around downtown and by the river. We took the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Medieval and gothic. Do a walking tour - the 1 pm not the 11 am (at its only in German) so you can learn about the history.

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Tucker, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

This castle was fully restored between 1868 - 1879 as a family home and your tour takes you through 7 of the 50 rooms. From the detailed word work of the furniture to the delft tile fireplaces you get a real feel for the craftsmanship of the period. The sweeping view of the bend in the river from the armory... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

This tour worthy of you to add to your itinerary. You feel the other side of life as it was. While on our tour we could see a scaffold-ed room being re-detailing. Right down to painters and craftspeople on their knees proudly bringing out the beautiful ceiling and walled artistry from this building's past. You can sense life from eons... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

It is a hard steep climb to get up to this castle, which has a chequered history but the views over the Moselle were spectacular. There was a very hard frost the day we visited and all the surrounding area was white with hoar frost. The castle itself is beautifully restored and well worth a visit apart from its spectacular... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

A pity i have to content myself to just view the castle but i did researched and saw the various photos of the castle taken by my friends and some tourists. that was the reason why i am truly interest to visit that castle. I was not able to get to the top, yet we were walking already halfway until... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

the tour was in german and english. you get to visit the castle and learn about the history of each room. worth to come! the walk up Reichsburg was not too hectic and there are shops along.

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