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Burg Hohenecken

Burgstrasse, 67661 Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Great example of local castle

Worthy of the effort to go there. Easy access although a steep walk. Can dirve there but the gate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Biggles W
Do not let my rating stop you from going. Definitely worth it

So this castle ruin is right behind an amazing hotel in Kaiserslatuern. It is less than a quartr... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Greeley, Colorado
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“castle ruins” (8 reviews)
“picnic tables” (3 reviews)
“walk up” (3 reviews)
Burgstrasse, 67661 Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worthy of the effort to go there. Easy access although a steep walk. Can dirve there but the gate needs to be open.

Thank Biggles W
Reviewed 16 October 2017

So this castle ruin is right behind an amazing hotel in Kaiserslatuern. It is less than a quartr mile up a steep hill behind the restaurant and passed the church. Well worth it if you are staying in the area. Great view of the ruins...More

Thank gilstrap_robert
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The hike is a good challenge but worth it. The view when on top is marvelous to see. Take any trail ⬇️

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Nice for a good walk through the forest , get to the top and take a look at the ancient ruins and think what it was like hundreds of years ago! Great view over the town an beyond , Nice playground for the kids nearby...More

Thank joojulian
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a great ruin castle, with a view over Einsiedlerhof and Vogelweh Germany. The walk up is strenuous at best, bring good walking shoes and a walking cane if available.

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 12 March 2017

When I tried to find this place using the address in TripAdvisor (which at the time was Burgstrasse 50) this was not correct. After asking a local and driving around to no avail, I read other traveler's reviews of this place. Through that I looked...More

3  Thank KGray1210
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed,at the hotel right below the castle ruins and the walk is great. You can also drive up but there isn't a lot of parking. The ruins,are quit small but very cool. There is a cafe up there and the food and beer are...More

Thank Daven C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice to walk up through the woods and get to see the historic ruin . Then you can see all the way into the town from the top .

Thank joojulian
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have hiked, biked, and jogged in the trails surrounding this site. The trail system in Germany seems like it can go on forever. We were just following the green and yellow trail markers when we came upon the ruins. It was such a wonderful...More

Thank Krista O
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I used to live down the street from one of the many trails that lead to this castle. It's a nice little hike with some good views once you're up top. Keep walking and you'll find a playground for the kids (or adults). Great for...More

Thank sean b
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22 March 2016|
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Response from Mariahcat | Reviewed this property |
There is a street behind the Burgschänke hotel with parking but that's mostly for the hotel. You can also park on the street. If you want to park and walk around there is a big free parking lot on Burgherrenstraße near the... More
Daryl W
17 December 2015|
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Response from petrat_12 | Reviewed this property |
No there is no charge.