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Much more than a ruin

We visited and were told the castle was open but the museum was closed. Then we encountered the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
John G
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Picturesque Ruin in Attractive Setting

About 30 mins from Frankfurt Hbf by rail (half-hourly service), the castle is a 10 minute walk from... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
David F
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Chester, United Kingdom
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21 Sep 2018
“Much more than a ruin”
8 Aug 2018
“Picturesque Ruin in Attractive Setting”
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Burgstrasse, Eppstein, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We visited and were told the castle was open but the museum was closed. Then we encountered the Ritter Ulrich. His tales of the castle were fascinating and incredibly thorough. He asked if we would like to see his medieval musical instrument. He opened the...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 8 August 2018

About 30 mins from Frankfurt Hbf by rail (half-hourly service), the castle is a 10 minute walk from the station if that. The village is small and not especially interesting but the castle is perched on a hill and commands views across the whole valley...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The medieval castle remains are fascinating! The tower was a bit too confining for me but my husband climbed the stairs for a nice view of the area! We enjoyed a lovely presentation of Carmen by the Opera Classica Europa in the evening presenting in...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The good place with a high tower, the looking from the tower is great. Unfortunately the museum at the tower was closed, so I can say nothing about that, but anyway the museum in separate days, so if you want to attend here, figure out...More

Thank asmdk
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Each and every time I visit the area, this is a mandatory stop. It transports me to medieval times! Sometimes it is closed but walking to the gate is enough to check the view of Eppstein and adjacent Taunus mountains. If you go inside, climb...More

Thank guayames46
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We made a short visit, plenty of steps so probably difficult if you are not very mobile but a nice mediaeval small castle for the family to visit on a Sunday

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We hoped to visit the Burg today, however we were not allowed to enter, although the castle was open. The unfriendly gate keeper mentioned that the Burg Spiele didn't clean up and therefore no-one could enter. Our small kids were extremely dissappointed and so do...More

Thank JohanV1278
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped as an impromptu visits . Burg Epstein - A fantastic old castle. Nice view of the Epstein town. Beautiful castle with some good history

Thank pkharry
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The visit doesn´t cost much, and the castle remains are still very well preserved. A "nice to see" in the region.

Thank Antonin B
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