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Externsteine

Externsteiner Str. 35, 32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 5234 2029796
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Great views

Once you negotiate the stairs up the view is great. It's a bit narrow but there are safety railings.

Reviewed 26 October 2014
Prinessa
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Detmold, Germany
Magic, magick even

Very under-appreciated outside Germany. I have mixed feelings about the easy access to the top of... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2014
Kudu2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“small lake” (3 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (2 reviews)
“amazing site” (2 reviews)
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Externsteiner Str. 35, 32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

Once you negotiate the stairs up the view is great. It's a bit narrow but there are safety railings.

Thank Prinessa
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Very under-appreciated outside Germany. I have mixed feelings about the easy access to the top of the rocks. It is also a pity that the forest has been cleared to the east of the formation.

2  Thank Kudu2014
Reviewed 15 August 2014

First came here in 1966. Not much has changed apart from the safety railings and now there is a charge to go into the stones. But you do not need to pay to look around the area, which is beautiful.

Thank Jaypee046
Reviewed 13 August 2014

An excellent day out. Plenty to see and do. I suppose you could relate this to Avebury Stones in the UK. Similar history etc. I recommend a visit.

1  Thank Little Pace D
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Not something to visit for a whole day, but if you are there certainly worth the effort, Fun to see, good for the calves, beautiful views,

Thank Stanley R
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Why go to Externsteine? Because nature made a masterpiece. What you do there is up to you. You can be the tourist, make pictures, run from structure to structure- complain about the high stairs- most people over there do just that. One layer is the...More

5  Thank Lindamorganamsterdam
Reviewed 1 July 2014

If the weather is nice the Externsteine is a great place to go, climb over the stones, have a picnic and have a walk around the woods

1  Thank Uli1955
Reviewed 13 April 2014

This strange rock formation appears to have fascinated humans from the earliest times. Some say that it is the German Stonehenge, with a room carved into the rock that once contained a golden bowl to illuminate the entire area on the summer solstice. Others point...More

7  Thank Suzu T
Reviewed 31 March 2014

A site of pilgrimage and a landmark for thousands of years - the row of huge rocks rising suddenly in the forest, with the last one dipping a toe in the lake. Depending on the time of day and the weather it could be quite...More

1  Thank OilR
Reviewed 8 November 2013

This attraction is one of many around this area of Germany, and makes an interesting diversion if you're in the area. It's only 3 euros to get in amongst the rock formation, and its stairs and bridge etc. The grounds around make for a pleasant...More

2  Thank Paul1960_4
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