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A fortress with a spectacular view

We travelled by rail from Frankfurt main station to Königstein im Taunus. The trip took about 30... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
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A must visit

Wow. What a breathtaking view from the tower top. The castle itself is very nice and well... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Wow. What a breathtaking view from the tower top. The castle itself is very nice and well maintained. Try on the knights utensils at the entrance.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 510hannesh
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank M4084LQdaniels
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

. . . Of all castles across the “castle rich country” this must be one on the boring side. No need to get up there if not for a special event (live music . . )

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AydenLiamHuy
Reviewed 2 September 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Willard S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank grahamp687
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Bruno_E_Macedo
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank D742NXkareng
Reviewed 30 December 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank seniortravelbug
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