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Beim Schloss, Donaueschingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Newly renovated spot, where the apparent source of the Danube is. Lovely area and good access... read more

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Beim Schloss, Donaueschingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Newly renovated spot, where the apparent source of the Danube is. Lovely area and good access - even with elevator.

Thank robymlh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Donauquelle was a disappointing experience. First of all, it's not the real one. It's just a commercial place. When we went there, the park and the castle were closed, so we could not see anything besides the spring.

Thank marcuanca
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If it wasn't for the spring I suspect the town would be just another sleepy backwater (although it does have the large Furstenberg brewery which has history dating from 1283). Interestingly there were two municipalities vying for the right to call their spring the source...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

If you happen to be in Donauschingen it's worth a visit and the town itself is very nice. Otherwise I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to visit this sight.

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

If you are someone who's interested in geography or happen to in the area looking to spend time then head out to this place where Donau is supposed to be born. The actual spot in bang in the middle of the town between the church...More

Thank hisscaredbrain
Reviewed 6 July 2017

lovely experience to visit a place of the Danube river spring. Next to it is a castle with beautiful gardens - opened only some times.

Thank Barbora V
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I was fascinated to learn that the source of the Danube was here. The architecture around the source is good with informative detail in the stone work

Thank ianmantel
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

If you are from one the countries in which the Danube flows, you'll definitely get touched by this little magic pond. However, we did get a little disappointed when we found out that the real source was somewhere else.

Thank Ioana D
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Someone told me that it's a fake water resource for a tourism reason. The real one should be somewhere else as Donau comes from Brigach und Breg rivers which meet in Donaueschingen. However, it was nice to visit this place even under the rain. The...More

Thank Gaganawati
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Seeing Danube's springs visited by so many people was surprising. But when one considers how nice the town is, what a wonderful stroll can be had in this town one easily appreciates the beauty of this place.

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