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WELL PRESERVED CASTLE IN THE HEART OF HARZ

You can reach this castle by walking or a cage, driven by horses. Walking will last 45min from the... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Lutz-WD
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Saxony-Anhalt
Worth a visit, even on a rainy day

It was raining when we arrived in the village. There is no parking for private vehicles at the... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2016
dinich
,
switzerland
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Sep 6, 2017
“WELL PRESERVED CASTLE IN THE HEART OF HARZ”
Aug 16, 2017
“Beautiful castle - could be more interesting ”
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

You can reach this castle by walking or a cage, driven by horses. Walking will last 45min from the parking place at the restaurant "Gartenhaus". The castele is well preserved/restaurated and hosts a museum. In the yard of the castle you can watch a show...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I like that you need to walk around 2 km (taxi or small train is possible) to get to the castle. It is very secluded and in a beautiful setting. We thought we were lucky to be there when they had medieval knight etc. there....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

It was raining when we arrived in the village. There is no parking for private vehicles at the castle, which lies at the end of a 2 km hike along a cobbled track through the forest. The weather was too foul, so we took the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank dinich
Reviewed April 2, 2015

We visited while my mother and sister were visiting us in Berlin; this was our second visit. My sister wanted to see a true medieval castle. It is about a 2 hour drive from Berlin. You must park below the castle and either walk up,...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed August 31, 2013

You can either walk, or drive up by horse cart. The old castle is still intact in many parts. Inside you find a museum of historical items. At 11 AM, and 2 PM there are shows of trained free flying falcons, owls, etc.

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank TeHaumi
Reviewed May 9, 2013

The castle was very busy with one of it's regular festivals when we visited - there were lots of visitors! The medieval festival added a lot of interest to the castle courtyard but the crowds made the castle interior fairly uncomfortable. You need to park...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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