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Address: Thuringia, Germany
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A hidden gem in the former East. Ein versstecktes juwel im frueherem osten.

We did not find this place in a tour guide book. We were lost and looking at our German GPS (NAVI) and it told us that there was a castle nearby. This castle is an old... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 April 2013
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Homer, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

I grew up closeby and until the curtain came down, no tourist could come here. Still today there are only few and you will feel far off the beaten track. Nice views over the countryside and well reconstructed after a large fire in the 1980s. Closeby is the lost village of Billmuthausen directly at the old borderline, if you are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

We did not find this place in a tour guide book. We were lost and looking at our German GPS (NAVI) and it told us that there was a castle nearby. This castle is an old fortress on top of an extinct volcanic hill. It was obviously built in a series of additions over a few centuries. It has only... More 

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