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This was just an absolute gem of a place to see. You have to pay and see the museum. If you dont... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
Timdow14
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Ulm, Germany
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History Lesson.

Very Impressive Castle above Coburg. It's more museum than former residence but does have some... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
cordyroy
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Naples, Florida
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The “Fränkische Krone” (Franconian Crown) is one of the largest medieval castle buildings in Germany. Martin Luther lived within its walls in 1530. Today, internationally significant art collections are housed there.
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Veste Coburg 1, 96450, Coburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well it is a very nice place and the road there ist ok, Parking seems limited but when we visited seems not many others so found parking. The castle is a nice small walk and there are some really nice views from the different angles....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This was just an absolute gem of a place to see. You have to pay and see the museum. If you dont have the money, message me and I'll send it to you. Some people say you need 2 hours to see it all, however,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Timdow14
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Very Impressive Castle above Coburg. It's more museum than former residence but does have some historical items from the Saxe-Gotha-Coburgs. You really get a feeling for the changes that can happen over several centuries in such a castle. DO NOT miss the hunting room with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

It's one of the most impressive castles I've visited! The area outside is the same worth visiting like the museum inside. It's a must-do!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

With Sunday trading and no shops open we took the opportunity to visit the castle, due to the English Royal Family connection. We eat at the restaurant just outside, which was OK not brilliant. The staff in the reception area were helpful to us ‘...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Service was rubbish and staff disinterested this restaurant seems very overrated because it is up on the hill in the castle.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

The fortress at Coburg is situated in northeastern Bavaria in the Upper Franconian Region. It is the ancestral home of the Saxe-Coburg and Gotha family. It is a medieval castle with everything one would expect of a castle, towers, parapets, displays of armor and numerous...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Norm A
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The birthplace of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria's consort, is a gem with beautiful woodwork, panels with hunting scenes, wooden sculpture, amazing grounds.

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank ScheryW
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Very impressive castle up in a hill. Huge place but not terribly well organised for tourists. But at 8 Euro entry you can forgive. Prince Albert ( As in Queen Victoria) is one of its most famous occupants, very surprised that there was virtually no...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

The Veste is always a great place to visit when coming to Coburg. I like the fact that you can walk around by yourself, rest in the shade and if you choose, you can pay for some extra exhibits, like the Martin Luther Room, the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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