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Address: Oberwesel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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very unique

Very unique fortifications, explore them, walk on them, discover a nice and very typical Rhine valley town.

Reviewed 4 October 2014
Nauheim, Germany
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Nauheim, Germany
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200 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Very unique fortifications, explore them, walk on them, discover a nice and very typical Rhine valley town.

1 Thank Always_0n_trip
Hornsea, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Whilst having a quiet evening walk, looking for somewhere to eat, we found this wall and walked along it. What secrets does it hold and the troubles it has stood through?

3 Thank paradad
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Very well preserved city fortification walls along the most scenic portion of the Rhine. We didn't do a tour, just climbed up and enjoyed during the late afternoon.

1 Thank GloriaCalcote
Wales, UK
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155 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Oberwesel has one of the best-preserved city walls in Germany. (If you are British, think Chester.) Don't miss taking this excellent and interesting walk.

2 Thank Ceiniog
Estepona, Spain
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361 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Walking on top of the city walls brings you back to the early days, where fortification walls were a necessity for survival against the enemy. Nice and beautiful views over the - city of Oberwesel - and the river Rhine - called the Lorreley at that section. Highly recommended.

2 Thank pbmeyersr
Taunton, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We enjoyed the walk our first afternoon.We climbed the tower, had nice views of the Rhine, and saw inside the attached church.

Thank Lauren G
Scott, Louisiana, United States
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Enjoyed the walk around town on the old castle wall. Even climbed one of the towers. The views were breath-taking!

Thank GMcNabb58
The Woodlands, Texas
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2013

As a history lover, seeing walls, gates, towers all dating back to the Middle Ages was a wonderful experience. The whole walk took about 2 hours, but that was taking our time and not rushing at all. Do it, great way to spend an afternoon.

Thank TexAgs1979
Morro Bay, California
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137 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2012

You can access the city fortifications with one of the several stone steps along the walls. Once up, you can walk the length between the 7 or 8 tours covering almost the length of the current town. Delightful views of both Oberwesel and the Rhine River valley

2 Thank 2Profs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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101 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2012

This area is charming and historic. It is rich in scenic views and castles. You can go around the area and enjoy what the place can offer.

Thank AudzJ

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