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Charming landmark in beautiful surroundings

Charming landmark in beautiful surroundings. A worthy celebration of the starting point of a... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Ad P
Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Nice area, but nothing really to do there

We went here to see the origin of the Danube, which turns out to not be the origin of the Danube... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Beersheba, Israel
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Beim Schloss, Donaueschingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Donauquelle is the point where one of the biggest European rivers comes to life- the great Danube (Donau, Dunav, Donava...known by its many names) in a circle surrounded by the zodiac circle. Here you can see each of the zodiac sign. Nice place, wont take...More

Thank TamaraD87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, this is only a place designated by Tiberius to be the origin of the longest river in Europe. We researched and found the actual spring about 40 kilometers away in Furwangen. A week wonderful spot in the Black Forest.

Thank Magdalena C
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Charming landmark in beautiful surroundings. A worthy celebration of the starting point of a mythical river, so important to Europe and its history. Surrounded by a beautiful church and stylish park.

Thank Ad P
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We went here to see the origin of the Danube, which turns out to not be the origin of the Danube:-) We walked around, clean, organised. The city is very clean, we sat in a coffee shop, enjoyed the sunlight. If you have nothing to...More

Thank UveO
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Though it is not a source of water dorectly from the mountains (that one is higher in Germany), the well is really nice and interesting to see as a part of the geographical culture. There is also an elevator to it (I believe 2 floors)....More

Thank Georgiana B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Throw a coin in the basin, and se what it will bring you. The source is framed by a nice balustrade and statues, it lies between the Schloss Fürstenberg with the lovely "royal" park and the great baroque cathedral

Thank ithaca96
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Its nice to see where the Danube starts and how it spreads throughout Europe. Definitely suggest going to see. It is not maintained, however. The water was not clean there was a lot of debris when we were there. Hope it was just the time...More

Thank Traveler_DD11
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic place, the spring of Donau, the bigest river from Europe. Unfortunately for this amazing place are no street indicators, finding it quite difficult after a huge building.

Thank Daniel968
Reviewed 19 September 2017

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

Thank robymlh
Reviewed 6 September 2017

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
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