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Aarburg Castle

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Aarburg Castle

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brugnolc wrote a review Jun 2019
Bissone, Switzerland91 contributions10 helpful votes
Unfortunately it wasn’t possible to visit the castle (it’s open only on Saturdays from April to September), but we were able to walk up the stairs that lead to the church and enjoy the view over the river Aare. In addition, the walk alongside the river is also very enjoyable and
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Shimnik wrote a review Jun 2017
Delft, The Netherlands5,841 contributions739 helpful votes
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Aarburg is a small city that is located on the border between cantons Aargau and Solothurn. it would have not been known to the tourists if there was no a huge castle on a rocky hill that dominates over the city and river Aare. If you go on the motorway number one that connects
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Date of experience: June 2017
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grendi007 wrote a review Feb 2017
Aarburg, Switzerland47 contributions6 helpful votes
the fortress of aarburg is one of the most recognised medial sites in switzerland. it was founded in 1123 and exteded until the 18th century. it is used as a facility for youth who got in trouble with the law since 1891 and was refurbished several times in the last century. it
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Date of experience: September 2016
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pierre f wrote a review Jun 2016
Zurich, Switzerland3 contributions4 helpful votes
The castle/fortification dominates the village of Aarburg and the river Aare. It is an impressive sight for everyone passing by car or train and well worth a visit! Be sure to take a guided tour to get the most of the history and anecdotes behind this construction, parts of
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Date of experience: June 2016
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QueenSandra wrote a review Apr 2016
London, United Kingdom39 contributions8 helpful votes
Medieval castle that is right next to the youngster prison! Walk up the little set of steps and enjoy the view from the hill next to the church.
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Date of experience: June 2015
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