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Hellenstein Castle

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Nice example of a castle without an uphill walk

Hellenstein castle is easily accessible from both parking close to the entrance and a parking... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
usma73
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Must visit when in Heidenheim

Best view of Heidenheim is from this castle. You can have a view of Heidenheim in all directions... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2017
MeghaTravelBug
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5 Jul 2018
“Nice example of a castle without an uphill walk”
1 Jul 2017
“Must visit when in Heidenheim ”
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Schlossstrasse, Heidenheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Hellenstein castle is easily accessible from both parking close to the entrance and a parking garage used for special events. Drive right up to the castle entrance first to look for free parking. There is a small museum and several courtyards. Also a nice walking...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Best view of Heidenheim is from this castle. You can have a view of Heidenheim in all directions. Visit to the Museum is a must. Surprisingly the Museum holds a good collection of Indian exhibition pieces.

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

Such a wonderful castle! Be sure to see both museums, the castle itself with armor and the chapel but also the Coaches, Carriages and Carts (Chaisen) Museum. Wonderful views from castle hill of the Hauptstraße and city below. Walk around on the many paths and...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed December 19, 2016

We visited during winter. Still the mountain hike was very interesting. You can go by a vehicle of you can climb the mountain through stares. Surrounding was very nice with very lite snow. trees were white. You can see the whole city from the castle....More

Thank Keerthiee
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We went to see a opera performance outdoors at the castle. Beautiful venue, helpful staff. Get there early, as parking can be a nightmare when many other events are happening as well. Be prepared to walk 10-15 minutes to the venue of you don't arrive...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

A short climb up the hill to a well preserved ruin. Beautiful view over the town of Heidenheim. A sunny day in autumn is probably an added attraction. The Schloss also has two museums which are well worth a visit. One has old carriages from...More

Thank frank3357
Reviewed December 19, 2014

The Schloss/Castle is perched on a hill overlooking the city of Heidenheim. It has varying styles of architecture, some ruins. Worth the walk up the hill to enjoy.

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Reviewed August 12, 2014

Nice place to see when in Heidenheim. They have an outdoor opera when in season. The climb is pretty easy and a nice path to get you to the views of the town. See the buildings on the way up. No cost to enter the...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2014

This modernized castle is perched on the top of a hill overlooking Heidenheim. It is quite well done and worth the price to visit.

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