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We travelled by rail from Frankfurt main station to Königstein im Taunus. The trip took about 30 min.Then, we decided to walk to the fotress to enjoy the atmosphere. We walked for about 1.3 km but the walk is a little steep. The town has...More
Impressive ruins with a tall tower from where one gets a panoramic view over the town, across to Frankfurt city centre and into the Taunus hills behind. Access from the town centre is via the small Kurpark - a short walk uphill. There is a...More
This is an easy thing to do. Once in for a small entrance fee you can explore yourselves. Our kids had fun exploring the dark walkways, old prisons etc. the climb up to the tower gives you a nice view. There is not much to...More
I visited here with my family in Summer 2017. Getting into the castle is reasonably priced. Finding parking was a bit of a challenge and there is not a lot of signage once you are inside but the castle is impressive and the view from...More
Castle Köingstein, the park and immediate surroundings are well worth a visit. The padestrain zone was spectacular full of flower boxes on most of the old Tudor type buildings and absolutely spotlessly clean. We arrived with the Oma just after lunch it was like a...More
We went there to visit the city and the ruins, paid 3€ which is not bad, but we expect to see something. We found the ruins with the lights turned off, so we had to use the phones to guide us, all doors closed and...More
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
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