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Great Castle, but closed for renovation

We made the hike to the top of the mountain only to find that the castle was closed to visitors for... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Ronald D
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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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The echoes in the fountain

Our friends took us here for a tour, you can see that Switzerland 🇨🇭 hasn’t done much fighting... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
mihaicosmind
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We made the hike to the top of the mountain only to find that the castle was closed to visitors for renovations. This is the cost of making improvements. We’ve visited in the past and can recommend it for your visit (if it is open).

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ronald D
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Our friends took us here for a tour, you can see that Switzerland 🇨🇭 hasn’t done much fighting trough history. Every castle is intact, the view ia good, and the deep fountain has an amazing echo, its a lovely place.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

it is an impressive view, looking the castle from down, but also looking the landscape from up. the walk up to the castle is not all too demanding, and the entrance to the inner part is free of charge. but then to get into the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Prison condition, massive gates, two keeps, gorgeous moats, lovely position on a hill-everything you want from a medieval castle! Museum is closed until next spring, we were told, but you can visit the castle grounds. Lovely townsfolk.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Spending a quiet sunday afternoon in the old town of Burgdorf, where Pestalozzi a famous Swiss Pedagogue lived there and started with several educations projects from there. It's a lovely typical old Zähringer Town with nice and lovely Cafes and restaurants and Shops. There are...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Max v
Reviewed April 29, 2016

This castle is situated in the old town of Burgdorf, on a small hill. As a visitor you can freely move in the inside of the castle, there is a small museum there and a small canteen. Also, throughout the year there are several events,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed February 10, 2016

You will have an amazing view once you reach the castle. You can access the castle by car but i would highly recommend going from the "back side". The "back side" is not wheelchair accessible and you will need to go up a few stairs...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Kafetz
Reviewed September 19, 2015

We spent an afternoon here and had a very relaxing time. Check the opening hours - they are limited. We arrived about an hour before the castle itself opened, so we explored the grounds. The grounds are small and old-ish, but interesting to look at....More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank rrosenvall
Reviewed May 22, 2015

Amazing view over the city, beautiful space where sit down and enjoy a summer night with your feet on the grass. Unfortunately I have been there only at night, but the view was romantic and the wall around remember old stories from medieval time. Another...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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