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Rheinfels Castle

56329 Sankt Goar, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6741 7753
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56329 Sankt Goar, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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"self guided tour"
in 18 reviews
"bring a flashlight"
in 18 reviews
"rhine river"
in 25 reviews
"st goar"
in 17 reviews
"own pace"
in 8 reviews
"small museum"
in 9 reviews
"its heyday"
in 3 reviews
"wander around"
in 5 reviews
"kids will love"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 7 reviews
"wear good shoes"
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"terrace restaurant"
in 4 reviews
"entry fee"
in 6 reviews
"nooks and crannies"
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"views are amazing"
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"walked down"
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"rick steves"
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely castle from afar. Unfortunately their online booking system was inefficient, resulting in an inability to book a room. When we hiked up to the castle to make dinner reservations we were turned away because we did not have a room. At least we burned...More

Thank Gina G
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Burg Rheinfels, once the largest fortress on the Rhein, was constructed in 1245 to be used as a base to collect tolls from ships passing by. Unfortunately, it was partially destroyed by the French in 1797 but there is still plenty to see. You can...More

1  Thank Alan979797
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Rheinfels Castle is the largest castle ruin in western Germany. Some people might think it is not that great because of the ruins and broken walls. But, I think it actually gives people a"feel of 'history". After lunch, we decided to walk up to the...More

Thank calvin722
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

It's a great castle ruin that I went in 15 years ago with my husband. I went back with my 13 year old daughter to show her the cool tunnels and passageways that run underneath the castle, only to find out you can't do them...More

Thank squimnshout
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

When we arrived at the castle we found out that visits made to many parts of the castle could only be done with a guided tour, but those were only offered in German. We decided to take the tour but after awhile decided that it...More

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Amazing photo shot place, you can visit the ruins, small town Sankt Goar and Rhein river is under your feet, worth to visit

Thank meltem e
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The Castle is well worth a visit. Just make shore you have good footwear on as it is uneven inside.You can get good views from here over the river.

Thank 1954laurence
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Drove down from Boppard for the day. Walked up from the parking area near the marina (north end of town). Walk is not great, poorly maintained. Steep but really manageable. The castle was pretty impressive. Huge and you really get the sense of the total...More

Thank JHaakRI
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The castle is interesting and well preserved. The hotel is nice. I recommend getting a room on the back side instead of a river view. Although the river view room is beautiful a train runs on that side of the hotel. In the summer you...More

Thank scottrschroeder
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

So, yes, this castle, once the most powerful on the Rhine River, is mostly in ruins, and even the ruins are but a small portion of the extent of the castle in Medieval times, but it still fun to roam through the place, and if...More

Thank pathfinndr
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