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61462 Konigstein im Taunus, Hesse, Germany
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Delightful views

I would recommend walking around the park and not just parking nearby. If you park nearby, it is... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Karen G
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Oberursel (Taunus), Germany
Nice Ruins and History

Walked up there from town on a chilly Fall day and it was rather mystical. Looking at what it... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
seniortravelbug
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Boulder, Colorado
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“castle ruins” (2 reviews)
“admission” (2 reviews)
“tower” (5 reviews)
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61462 Konigstein im Taunus, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I would recommend walking around the park and not just parking nearby. If you park nearby, it is only a 400 m walk. The park is nice walk and forrest is pleasant. The views from the ruins are very nice, with Frankfurt in the distance....More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Walked up there from town on a chilly Fall day and it was rather mystical. Looking at what it probably looked like before it was mostly destroyed in 1796 was interesting but wished we had seen that picture before we went. Rooms were labeled in...More

Thank seniortravelbug
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Some castles (and castle ruins) are not very tourist accessible, but this one you pay a small admission and can really explore the depths as much as you wish. I hear Burgfest is a great time to visit, but we just couldn't make our trip...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Burg Königstein castle was a great hike. There is a train station in town that we should've taken from Frankfort. Instead, we took the train to Kronberg and walked from there. It took over an hour. The best part was heading toward the castle and...More

Thank polarspeech
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We love visiting castles like this. According to our personal opinion, this place is beautiful. The view to the city. At the time we visited the ruins, there was a city festival. So many people were there. A very nice coincidence for us. The children...More

1  Thank Silvia X
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Königstein is a very nice place and there is a tower and it has beautiful view on it. You can park in the city and you have to walk up, but it is not a problem, it´s worth it.

1  Thank 99Sparks
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We were there for an event being held on the grounds. The event is the only thing that redeemed our trip. Wouldn't have been worth the trip for the castle alone.

Thank kimberlytierney
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The view from the fortress is really beautiful , if you lucky enough to have good weather you can see the skyline of frankfurt and also Großer Feldberg. Highly recommended !

Thank kar808
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We did walk up to and around the castle. Whilst it is a great place to go and see, to be fair, it would be better in the sunshine. Cost is great at €3 each to get in, something English Heritage and National Trust could...More

1  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 27 January 2016

The ruin is visible from various parts of the town Königstein. It is located in walk distance from the town center and is it quiet easy to get there, whilst walking for a few minutes in the nature.

Thank FruhMi
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