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Ruins you can really explore on your own

Some castles (and castle ruins) are not very tourist accessible, but this one you pay a small... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Rachel T
Cambridge, Massachusetts

We love visiting castles like this. According to our personal opinion, this place is beautiful. The... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2016
Silvia X
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Some castles (and castle ruins) are not very tourist accessible, but this one you pay a small admission and can really explore the depths as much as you wish. I hear Burgfest is a great time to visit, but we just couldn't make our trip...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Burg Königstein castle was a great hike. There is a train station in town that we should've taken from Frankfort. Instead, we took the train to Kronberg and walked from there. It took over an hour. The best part was heading toward the castle and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We love visiting castles like this. According to our personal opinion, this place is beautiful. The view to the city. At the time we visited the ruins, there was a city festival. So many people were there. A very nice coincidence for us. The children...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Silvia X
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Königstein is a very nice place and there is a tower and it has beautiful view on it. You can park in the city and you have to walk up, but it is not a problem, it´s worth it.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank 99Sparks
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We were there for an event being held on the grounds. The event is the only thing that redeemed our trip. Wouldn't have been worth the trip for the castle alone.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 15 April 2016

The view from the fortress is really beautiful , if you lucky enough to have good weather you can see the skyline of frankfurt and also Großer Feldberg. Highly recommended !

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We did walk up to and around the castle. Whilst it is a great place to go and see, to be fair, it would be better in the sunshine. Cost is great at €3 each to get in, something English Heritage and National Trust could...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank MartinW800
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The ruin is visible from various parts of the town Königstein. It is located in walk distance from the town center and is it quiet easy to get there, whilst walking for a few minutes in the nature.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank FruhMi
Reviewed 25 October 2015

if you are staying at the nearby hotel, these ruins are a very short run away, if you make it all the way to the top it is a very nice spot to relax and if the weather is good has very nice views over...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Been here for few times. To go up is so tired but once u up you'll won't regret. Beautiful and stunning views all over to Frankfurt. Been here on Burg fest and I can tell u that was best party in my life. Wonder here...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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