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Charming

I’ve been to a few castles and this area is charming. Driving in through the walls brings you to... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Searchin4Vacays
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Buckeye, Arizona
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Nice castle that's still in use

We took the train from Frankfurt to the end of the line (Friedberg). We found the castle to be... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
polarspeech
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Anchorage, Alaska
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“Worth a visit if in Freidberg”
17 May 2018
“Nice Castle Complex”
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Castle sits high on the ridge at the northern end of town and is well worth a visit if inthe area. The terraced gardens in the grounds are also very nice to walk thru particularly on a hot day. Nice views to Bad Nauheim...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

On the way to the south, we passed Friedberg and we made a stop at this castle complex. We just walked around and made some pictures.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve been to a few castles and this area is charming. Driving in through the walls brings you to several different period buildings which lead to the large and old landmark. A lush green space with pathways and benches makes for a good place to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I used to take the train from Marburg to Frankfurt and I was curious about the city with the wonderful tower. So I went twice, in February and in June. The gardens were magical, typical winter in Germany. The walls and bridge were beautiful, but...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank mariapariciovicente
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

My wife went to high school here and it's still in use as a school. Brought back memories and it was worth the trip. We stopped by during the weekday afternoon and did not go inside any of the buildings. We just walked the grounds...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Rudy B
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We took the train from Frankfurt to the end of the line (Friedberg). We found the castle to be quite picturesque and a bustling place. Students have classes there and some folks live in certain quarters. There is a section that is preserved with historical...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank polarspeech
Reviewed 11 November 2015

A beautiful town. I served two years and stationed there most of it. I had many local friends. There was plenty of small restaurants and pubs to visit. Quite often, some type of event or another is going on, usually summer months. When there, talk...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank 236tim
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We visited the castle on April, while me and my fiance doing our shopping arround Friedberg. We walked from downtown friedberg to the castle. I was so fascinated by the castle with its gates, but found it so strange that there is some banner saying...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Fira T
Reviewed 23 March 2015

The castle in Friedberg is a funny one. In the times of the Holy Roman Empire, both the city (then a trade fair place of national importance) and the castle were immediate subjects of the emperor, leading to a fierce rivalry, incl. legal action to...More

Date of experience: December 2014
4  Thank Ernst S
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

Nice castle just to go through it. I didn't see any museums, but I see that family live at the first floor of castle's tower. You maybe think they are take care of buildings - NO!!! They just live in the oldest tower of the...More

Thank Sprig G
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