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Schloss Kyburg

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Address: 6 km (4 miles) from Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
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+41 52 232 46 64
10:00 - 17:30
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A Gem Close to Winterthur

The Schloss Kyburg is an incredible castle near Winterthur. It is definitely a nice museum from the middle ages. The views of the surrounding area are amazing. The folks... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Schloss Kyburg is an incredible castle near Winterthur. It is definitely a nice museum from the middle ages. The views of the surrounding area are amazing. The folks running the castle are friendly and helpful. Not a high cost, well worth the time and money.

Thank Lou5881
Zurich, Switzerland
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

All my visitors get dragged out to Kyburg because it's an interesting, genuine lesson in history with gorgeous views of the outlaying countryside. Visitors can reach the castle by foot starting from the Toss River with a gruelling walk up hundreds of stairs, or by bus/car to the village of Kyburg. The impressive collection of artefacts is both fascinating and... More 

Thank wwwwade
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

We hiked to the castle from the city of Winterthur, and the hike is excellent. The path up to castle from the valley below is well maintained and beautiful! Would definitely reccomend anyone to see Schloss Kyburg

1 Thank manchestertrip7
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19 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I love Kyburg. It s always worth a visit, not too expensive.There 's a lot to see - and a lot to play with for kids! Great spot to habe a small picknick also.The nearby restarants have veey good food.

Thank Giu l
Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I came to this museum to view the collection of Impressionist paintings. They are truly wonderful, there are works from most of the major impressionists here.

Thank Merryn S
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Found this to be a worthwhile outing as the castle is situated in beautiful surroundings and it is a very interesting place to visit. Only thing missing is a little tea/coffee spot where those that cannot do the stairs could wait for one instead of having to just stand around. Parking is a bit of a problem when it gets... More 

1 Thank Ursula K
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

What a wonderful little place. The castle itself is not so big but there is plenty to see inside. I had my 3 year old son with me, and he loved it, although if you have little ones keep an eye on them if they start climbing on the well in the courtyard - it is closed so they can't... More 

2 Thank EDLichtenstein
Yavne, Israel
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199 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Afew kms from Winterthur, this beautiful castle lies in the middle of a wonderful forest. Just doing the road was worth the visit. But there is much more.The castle, some 800 years old, has been revamped and show its past splendour. Nice collection of period arms.

2 Thank Arie F
Dublin, Ireland
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256 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Place really worth to visit. If you like castles you will be very, very happy. All rooms are open for visitors. There are audio-visual presentations. Staff is helpful and polite. We could not visit the gardens because of the snow and ice. I can recommend that place. Next time I will visit in summer time. Road leading to the castle... More 

1 Thank kurzew
Berlin, Germany
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

A decent old castle perched on top of a tall hill. The walk upto the top of the hill is fairly long at about an hour from the valley below. Makes up for a good one day hike from Winterthur.

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