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Address: Schlossberg, 35683 Dillenburg, Hesse, Germany
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+49 2771 800065
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Beautiful tower and castle ruin.

Only the ramparts of a once huge castle remains with a large tower which has been beautifully restored and houses a large museum. Entry or entritt is a bit expensive but not too... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Mathew P
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Only the ramparts of a once huge castle remains with a large tower which has been beautifully restored and houses a large museum. Entry or entritt is a bit expensive but not too high. There is a nice restaurAnt at the top as well which also affords a beautiful view of the surrounding town of dillenburg and sechshelden.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Beautiful castle, beautiful museums and gorgeous views from the top! The staff are very nice and well informed and we enjoyed it very much!

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Haiger, Germany
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45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very interesting museum with subterranian pathways large enough for an army, coaches and horses. I was impressed. Dungeon where Ruebens was held prisoner. Great restaurant with views over Dillenburg directly at the Tower. Museum and a lot of other sightseeing possiblities within walking and within driving distance.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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409 reviews
206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

It was a really interesting and informative tour. One thing we need to say: lots of it is underground and constantly cold down there. Be prepared. It's an informative and interesting guided tour. The price is really adequate for what you get. Very enjoyable.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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612 reviews
605 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The Wilhelmsturm was erected in honour of William of Orange, the main rebel in the Dutch revolt against Spanish rule. It was erected in the 1870s, so not that old. Inside is a small museum focused on the Orange-Nassau family. The walls around the tower are much older, and underground there are casemates, only visible from the inside (with a... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
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538 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Walked up to the tower from the town and missed the last 3:00 p.m. tour and then got caught in a rain storm! It didn't stop us - we went back the following afternoon and had a great visit! You can drive up to the tower where there is ample parking. There is a small museum with displays and information... More 

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Cartagena, Colombia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Get known to Herborn's medieval history. This little city was founded sometimes about 500A.D. and still preserves a lot of historical buildings in its center.

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Keerbergen, Belgium
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2015

The tower is only a 140 years old, so not at all historical. It was not open , as was the church and the villa Gruen . I expected more of this site

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Seck, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2013

The city of Dillenburg is a nice town with half timbered houses, above the city the Wilhelmsturm, a impressive landmark to say the least. it is a tourist attraction, but it can be booked for weddings as well. A small garden with a statue of Prince Wilhelm of Nassau, which was unveiled by Queen Beatrix of Netherlands. The areal is... More 

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