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Address: Externsteiner Strasse 35, 32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 5234 2029796

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The extersteine experience

Really enjoyed my visit here it is a very special area with a lot of history,you can spend a day here take a picnic and spend some time taking in the atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Roger E
Llanfairfechan, Wales, United Kingdom
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to see if you are in the area. I would not advice a big detour for going to see it. Entrance fee is €3, which i find a good price. Parking has a day tariff of €2.50.

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Llanfairfechan, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit here it is a very special area with a lot of history,you can spend a day here take a picnic and spend some time taking in the atmosphere.

Thank Roger E
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79 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Nice place to visit if you are in vicinity of Hermanndenkmal, use option of combo ticket for this place and monument. Kids were disappointed because souvenir coin machine was not working, so they are lacking another coins in their collection. Stairs are narrow, be patient, and be slim, because two ways traffic is challenging. Parking - 2,5 EUR. What else... More 

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Bad Lippspringe, Germany
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Truly remarkable place to visit and the rock climb, the kids loved but not for people who don't like heights but lovely views and ideal place for a picnic!

Thank alexwestrope
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Very interesting rock formations and carvings and people. We hit this as our last site of the day and it was a hike to get to the top. Make this one of your earlier stops of the day. Nice view from the top and very good religious carvings, but only one of the columns was open for tourists, the other... More 

Thank Guy S
Coleford, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Stunning to look at and great woodland walks. The views are amazing. It would be easy to sit by the water for hours on a warm summers day.

Thank DamionC1983
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

very nice for a sunday trip.. walk in the forest or climb to the rocks .. do not go if you have vertigo :)

Thank Tsak A
Sydney, Australia
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194 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

One sight to see in Germany that is off the beaten track is Externsteine. Apart from the locals visiting the place with family or friends on a Sunday, the place is rather quiet. Great views to be had from the top of the formation or from the base of the small lake. There is a small charge for parking and... More 

Thank Russell S
Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

What an amazing stone structure in the middle of the woods. It is worth climbing up the narrow stairs to get the full view of the land.

Thank Sa R
Denver, Colorado
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

As you are driving to this destination, you see signs saying tourist sight in German. Only when you are at the entrance to the parking do you see the name of this sight on a sign. The history of this place has a dark side and the Germans do not want a lot of attention to the formation. It is... More 

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