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Sparrenburg

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Address: Sparrenberg, 33604 Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 521 1367956
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The highlight of my Bielefeld visit

It is a must see in Bielefeld, nice small castle with a restaurant up there, beautiful and a good walk up hill, and if you are lucky you can get the best view of Bielefeld on a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Fadi B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a must see in Bielefeld, nice small castle with a restaurant up there, beautiful and a good walk up hill, and if you are lucky you can get the best view of Bielefeld on a sunny day.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We spent about an hour here on a Sunday morning. The grounds were well kept, nicely looked after. Within the battlements themselves, there were a good number of explanatory signs in German and English, telling you where you were, and the history of the place. Lots of opportunities to take photos of the local area from an elevated position. You... More 

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Thank Campagnolo39-53
Freshwater, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely walk up and around the Sparrenburg. Once you get there it is a little disappointing as apart from the views there is nothing to do. The cafe is cute and not too expensive but the restaurant very expensive. Lots of weddings take place there

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Thank littlebassett
Winterthur
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This location offers a fantastic view over Bielefeld. I've ordered a burger and got a very tasty, delicious beef burger with cheese and real bread (not one of those terrible ones you get at the big fast food chains...). I enjoyed every single bite of it!

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Thank SwissGuyWinti
Gent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

One of the landmarks in Bielefeld. Not a must-see but pleasant pastime on a quiet day: you can hear about its history and visit the casemates, climb the tower or just lie down and relax on the grass, all for a couple of euros per person.

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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Our son and his wife live in Bielefeld. When we were there to visit our daughter-in-law took us to Sparrenburg while our son was at work. It is a lovely, well kept castle. Considering the age of the structure, it's amazing. Of course this comes from a US citizen where nothing is all that old! It was free to walk... More 

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Thank Barb H
Anna Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Quite nice to wander the gardens and walk around the ruins. It's cheap to go up the tower €1.50 and see the 360* view from the top. Make sure you finish your visit with a good German beer in the courtyard.

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Thank Jacqui A
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

love castles and always visit places similar to this where ever i go, it was great to see you can walk around the grounds free of charge, a nice sunny warm day in a fabulous place like this over looking the town of bielefeld....ok not really anything in english so bit hard to work out what it was and what... More 

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Thank paulrm2304
The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We walked to the castle from the city which was not too hard with some stairs to climb. There are a few parking lots closer to the castle. Nice weather with blue skies always make for a pleasant impression. We did not go inside. Buildings well kept and a lot of people on the grounds enjoying a Saturday afternoon.

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Thank Stephan1954
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Lovely place to spend a afternoon, restaurant and a cafe, seating area, great veiws see for miles, plenty of parking nearby , very high up in areas so need to watch the kids,

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