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Altenburg

Closed Now: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Open today: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
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Nice castle to see from outside and great view of Bamberg. Was there just before 15.00 and as soon... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
Etiennee M
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2018 Trip

Great place for sightseeing the movie 3 Musketeers was partially filmed here Lot of history... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
F0psb1
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Sandusky, Ohio
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Altenburg, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice castle to see from outside and great view of Bamberg. Was there just before 15.00 and as soon as it was three you could hear the bells of the different churches of Bamberg. it was nice. If not fit go up by car as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Great place for sightseeing the movie 3 Musketeers was partially filmed here Lot of history bringing friends every year to visit my hometown

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We drove up and parked right outside the Gate. Nice castle overlooking Bamberg. If we were there earlier maybe the restaurant or shops would have been open. Good views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cordyroy
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This is such a nice courtyard. beautiful with the flowers and church tower beside. Nice tiny shop here with helpful staff. Close to church. There is parking in this area, but active ticketing going on, so I wouldn't park here unless you are absolutely sure...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This site will take you back in time. The history of the city and its historical significance is inspirational. Many opportunities for the photographer and the historian. Enjoy the scenic views and old world architecture.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We chose to walk your here. We took the foot path which meanders through a farm field and a small wooded area. It is an incline be prepared. I was fine in flip flops. The path is a mix of fine crush gravel and pavement....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gord h
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Walked up to the castle, you can get a bus there but it is a nice walk and I'm sure makes you appreciate the view. A couple of nice benches on the way to stop and admire the view over the town. The castle is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank James M
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The older part of this town is charming, with many older timber-framed buildings offering much for the tourist to look at. There was less damage here in WWII than in nearby Nuremberg. The old Green Market is a pleasant space with lots of stalls. Many...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Andy F
Reviewed April 8, 2018

dating back to the middle ages, this castle and its tower offer breathtaking views of the city and surroundings and you can feel the historic spirit up there. well worth a visit and for free! (tower is 1 Euro only) . easy walk into town...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Parvati L
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I love the place, it was quiet difficult to walk up in a snowy winter day, but worth to do it. Wish to have some info point inside because it is one of the wonderful example of castles and half timbered German houses. Takes you...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Team DC. It isn't a difficult walk but it is time consuming.
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