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Address: Durlach, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

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We made a special effort to arrive here near sunset! It was definitely worth it and the many couples there made it obvious that it's a must see spot!

Reviewed 24 October 2016
Denise Z
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Turmberg is one of the places that are worth visiting. The view is great. There are stairs and benches where you can sit and chill while watching the sunset. It would be good if there were any shops or restaurants but I didn't see.

Thank Valentin V
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148 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Despite the area being busy with tourists the funicular was not running. This was a feature of the entire city most attractions only being open at weekends. Anyway the staircase was never ending and the stairs in a dangerously poor condition

Thank Jonathan H
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Take the tram out to Durlach from Karlsruhe. Once there you can see Turmberg castle up on the hill. Walk towards it through town and you'll come to a tram/gondola that goes up the hill (it costs a few euro) or use google maps to find the long stair trail or streets and walk up to the castle. The castle... More 

2 Thank traveljvnz
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We made a special effort to arrive here near sunset! It was definitely worth it and the many couples there made it obvious that it's a must see spot!

Thank Denise Z
Frankfurt, Germany
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36 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is actually two attractions, because we took a funicular from Durlach to the base of the tower. We found a coupon for this in a brochure and paid 1 euro each for both funicular and tower. There are many steps to the top, so this is not for someone who cannot climb stairs. At the top you can see... More 

2 Thank Profdefran
Reading, United Kingdom
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734 reviews
236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a great place to view the city and the surrounding countryside - you can see for miles. It is a good place for walking with several trails in the woods and beyond.and there is also the tower to climb (free). The venue is easily reached from Karlsruhe centre by no 1 tram to Durlach (end of the line)... More 

Thank Wendy119186363
Northampton, Canada
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Turmberg castle was mostly destroyed by invaders, but the tall lookout tower has been preserved. It is a great scenic walk by many, many steps up to the base of the tower (or there is a ride provided for a fee). The walk is good exercise! Once we got to the base, we enjoyed a picnic lunch overlooking the city.... More 

1 Thank Switzerland03
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Beautiful views, on a clear day you can see forever. Nice play area for kids. Have seen the rope walkways, not had a chance to try it yet. But definitely is on the 'To Do' list.

Thank Yasmin K
Godfrey, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Visited this location during my most recent visit to Germany. You can see for miles from the top of the tower. Great place to get exercise climbing stairs! Simply beautiful way to spend an hour or more.

Thank lormae
Ankara, Turkey
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Turmberg offers a beautiful view of the city and the rhine river. It is hard to catch the view with the camera, but it's worth seeing. In additon, the road to turmberg and the surroundings is also a great piece of nature.

Thank csumer

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