This rebuilt fortress overlooks the city of Koblenz and offers a nice skyline view. Be sure to visit when the weather is nice because you will be mostly outside. There is also a large park next to the fort. Walking through the fort itself is a little like a maze and you might get lost if you don't get a map from the ticket office. Without a guided tour, you don't really know what to stop and observe. The most interesting part was the original ruins in the basement where they also have a simple media projection-show to explain some of the history.
We could have spent more time looking around at the fortress, but there was nothing to spark our interest. You can get a similar view of the city from the surrounding park without entering the fort.
We ate lunch at the "Restaurant Casino" inside the fortress and were terribly disappointed - we wrote a separate review for this.
We parked near the fortress in a free lot outside of the surrounding park. There was a parking lot closer to the fortress inside the park, but this was restricted because there were two weddings happening during the Saturday we visited.
Since we started at the fortress, we took the cable car down to the city to explore and then rode back in the evening. The cable car ride is very scenic and is recommended, but be aware of the closing time! They shorten the running time to 6pm in September and we had to keep an eye on the clock.
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