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Schloss Werdenberg

Staedtli 31 | Schlossweg, Werdenberg 9470, Switzerland
+41 81 599 19 35
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Impressed by the castle museum

Our Swiss friends brought us here while we visited them. The grounds and surrounding areas are very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gahan
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Santa Clarita, California
Historical & beautiful

We were in Buchs (an hour by train from Zurich or a bit less than that from St. Gallen) to spend... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Raja R
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The castle looks across the picturesque town of Werdenberg. Built as a late medieval castle with a donjon, a great hall, building additions and an outer ward, the castle represents together with the impressive Schlangenhaus a wonderful museum. Amongst history and culture, the castle positioned itself in arts with outstanding concerts,exhibitions and sightseeing tours.
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Staedtli 31 | Schlossweg, Werdenberg 9470, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Swiss friends brought us here while we visited them. The grounds and surrounding areas are very pretty and I wasn't expecting much from the castle museum, but it was really interesting! The format which they showed the history (sort of like a light show)...More

Thank Gahan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Buchs (an hour by train from Zurich or a bit less than that from St. Gallen) to spend some time with a good friend. The village & the castle of Werdenberg is located in Buchs. Werdenberg has an 800 year history and...More

Thank Raja R
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful medieval castle with a nice view from the court of the castle. The way to arrive on it is also pleasant

Thank Elena P
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful, narrow antique streets take you up to the the castle, amazing architecture, locals extremely polite and gorgeous views.

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

We didn't plan visiting this castle. We even didn't know about it before coming here and found it almost by coincidence, but finally it was a highlight of our stay in the area. We truly enjoyed audio guide with a lot of effects, especially the...More

1  Thank EvaF2Eva
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

Due to health issues we could not climb up to the castle. However we saw it from many angles as we toured around this medieval village. It looked superb even from a distance and would be well worth the climb up. The village itself dates...More

Thank Kevin F
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Werdenberg and its castle is situated in the municipality of Grabs, St Gallen in Switzerland. The castle is from the late middle ages with its tower, palace and courtyard which was founded about 1230 A.D. by Count Rudolf the first of Montfort. Today the castle...More

Thank Tilley T
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

Schloss Werdenberg or Werdenberg Castle is picturesque surrounded by an old town Medieval village. It is a Swiss heritage site in Schlossweg.

Thank chickandbeast
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Reviewed December 26, 2016

We went up to castle, there is a nice cafe in castle garden. there was no option to get in and explore, probably we were just not lucky, views from castle gardern are amazing towards lake anf=d city.

Thank IngaKr
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

I visited with my husband and one year old. We really didn't have any expectations. However, it really was a very historical and beautiful place. Definitely worth the visit if you're in the area but I wouldn't make a special trip to it. Regardless, the...More

Thank Amy M
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