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After visiting Felsenkirche, we walked over to Schloss Oberstein...great views, and we paid a small... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
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Careful restored

Visited this gem recently with family. Very carefully restored and gives an impressive view into... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2016
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Oct 21, 2018
Oct 23, 2016
“Pretty Schloss with a nice view”
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Schloss 3, 55743 Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

After visiting Felsenkirche, we walked over to Schloss Oberstein...great views, and we paid a small fee to see inside the small castle...it was worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JenMizzRedJen
Reviewed October 23, 2016

It is worth it to walk up to the Schloss. The inside has been renovated and updated. They have a lot of different language sheets that will tell the history of the Schloss.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Lliesaa
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Visited this gem recently with family. Very carefully restored and gives an impressive view into the history.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank wrpech
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I walked over here from the Burg next door but found it closed for a wedding. I do not know how I would have known but perhaps Saturday's may be something to look at during the summer. The castle is mostly intact and is typical...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ColoradoTraveler2go
Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Rich with history, we enjoyed a sunny afternoon at this castle. Kid, family, and elderly friendly, plan to spend several hours in the area. Very peaceful and relaxing.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Theresa M
Reviewed August 24, 2015

Abosutely gorgeous castle, fantastic history and great value for your money *enterence fee* Very close to the train

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Jessica C
Reviewed June 13, 2015

There was a wedding that we had to crash to see this castle. Simple as far as castles go, there is a restaurant inside that I can't speak too because we were quickly escorted out. The view from the castle is amazing but you can...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Penelope2013-16
Reviewed March 25, 2015

This beautiful castle has a very rich memorable history. It also boasts the best views in the city. I would highly recommend. There is also a restaurant there, not open all year, but try if it is open.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Austin W
Reviewed November 11, 2014

Very good value for money (free entrance) and a small guide in our own language (Dutch) which was nice for the children. The old toilet, the loopholes, ....

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank MarinkaH14
Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is such a delightful castle to tour.... There are some great rooms to see... and you do have to find the old castle toilet! That is pretty amazing!!!! This castle has some interesting furnishings as you wander through the many rooms.... And if you...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Peggy S
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