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Burg Kronberg

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Address: Schlossstr. 10-11, 61476 Kronberg im Taunus, Hesse, Germany
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+49 6173 7788

Gut erhaltene Höhenburg der Stauferzeit (ab 2. Hälfte 12. Jh.)

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Nice castle in Kronberg

It was a beautiful afternoon to take a drive out of Frankfurt. We visited Kronberg and found our way to the castle. It sits at the top of the town. We decided to tour on our... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Alec D
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We went up in the tower and it had a fantastic view all around. The whole place is very cool with caves to at and small areas to explore. They had nice bathrooms there too because the place is used as a music venue as well sometimes.

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Seattle, Washington
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723 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

It was a beautiful afternoon to take a drive out of Frankfurt. We visited Kronberg and found our way to the castle. It sits at the top of the town. We decided to tour on our own. It was very nice and worth the visit.

1 Thank Alec D
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We had a small tour in English. Being a sleepy town, we were the only visitors, so it became a private tour. This medieval borg is immaculately maintained and often used by locals for events. Lovely views of Frankfurt and an easy walk to shops and restaurants down in Kronberg village. The tour became a little boring for my tweens,... More 

1 Thank reneeinsf
Wiesbaden, Germany
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Not the biggest of the castles in the area, but a nice one nonetheless. The view from the garden on the city plus the skyline of Frankfurt is unbeatable and climbing the tower is fun for kids and a challenge for adults. Definitley a place to visit when you are in the area.

Thank eisenreich
Rome, Italy
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59 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The castle is in very good shape and is well worth a visit. For 3 euro you can visit the grounds and the tower on your own. Interiors are accessible via guided tour only, for 5 euro. Tours in english are not always available... I would have loved visiting the interiors even in german despite not understanding, but apparently the... More 

1 Thank Giulia D
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This is a very mystic place which makes you feel like in earlier centuries. At Easter and other certain dates guided tours are offered. Don't miss a walk through the garden which is more like a little forest with extraordinary trees.

Thank Lisa-was-here
San Francisco, California
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8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

Interesting self guided tour. Not much English information but it didn't really detract from the experience. Very worth a look.

Thank Andrew W
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

We were just walking the wonderful old part of this town, when we came upon the castle. A very friendly lady told us that a tour was going to be in 40 minutes. We went to lunch and came back to have a personal tour with a man who worked so hard to give us all the information in English.... More 

Thank RICK B
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

The castle itself is truly of old original stone and brick structure and I believe a must see. It is not well maintained nor renovated, which thus shows it's true medieval form. It's not the elegant castle like the others in Germany, but that is its charm. Part of the enjoyment is the way there. The town of Kronberg im... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The castle is located on top of a hill around which lies the town of Kronberg. It was possible to go inside the castle for a reasonable fee. Inside was not much, but the architecture and the small well kept park where nice to experience. The castle also has a tower in which you can go up a winding (and... More 

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