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Charming castle

I arrived just as it was closing so was lucky to get a chance to have a quick look at the exterior... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
David F
Chester, United Kingdom
History revived

If you would get an idea how life in a castlewas like, you are in the right place- especially now... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
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Gut erhaltene Höhenburg der Stauferzeit (ab 2. Hälfte 12. Jh.)
Schlossstrasse 10-12, 61476 Kronberg im Taunus, Hesse, Germany
+49 6173 7788
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

I arrived just as it was closing so was lucky to get a chance to have a quick look at the exterior but could not do the guided tour of the interior so not sure what it is like inside. Set in a small town...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

If you would get an idea how life in a castlewas like, you are in the right place- especially now that the interior is so well restored. Also lovely outside herb and rose garden with a beautiful view over Frankfurt. There are lots of things...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank AplusKTaylor
Reviewed 1 July 2018

If you are interested in Hessian history, go here! A lovely spot! Prosit Prinz Phillip von Hessen! Don't forget the graves.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank businesstraveler2031
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Went there on my recent visit to Kronberg on February 19, but unfortunately, the castle was closed. It will remain closed until March 17 for the winter break. The area itself seems nice and the houses surrounding looks like out of fairy tale books. Good...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank dearmarintan
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

My german is very limited so it took me about three trips to the castle to finally notice and understand that the castle is closed for winter season. There is so much history in this little and lovely town that enriches how well preserved and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank julioaB9798EZ
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

It is a nice castle. Has entrance fee. In a part of it, there are hosted events. Not crowded, perfect for a walk. The view on the town and on Frankfurt is really good.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Georgiana B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

You can access the town very quickly from Frankfurt using the S-bahn S4. Then you can enjoy a very nice walk through the town. There is a great view over the hills and surroundings as well and the medieval castle up completes the view of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Alexandrioara
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Really good castle to see! Interesting design, and a great guide! We were guided through the castle, where we learned about the local history!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Jai100Owen
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The town itself is very relaxed with narrow cobblestone roads and slopes. Beautiful views from various locations en route to the burg. Burg itself is well maintained and not a very vast space to explore. On terrace-1, the garden offers nice view of surrounding Taunus...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Sapimpmacc
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We went up in the tower and it had a fantastic view all around. The whole place is very cool with caves to at and small areas to explore. They had nice bathrooms there too because the place is used as a music venue as...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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6 May 2015|
Response from Charlotte O |
Difficult to find, but here is info from the site: OPENING HOURS Two weeks before Easter until the end of October and the second weekend in December for the Christmas market Kronberger Wednesday / Thursday / Friday... More