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Largest wine barrel in the world

Located in the cellar of the castle, the barrel is huge and can hold more than 225,000 liters of... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
TAIN2013
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
It's huge!

Many walk in here and view the first keg with actually is small compared to the real one. I... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
LRSkier2
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not quite sure how a wine barrel becomes a tourist attraction. But if you're excited about wine barrels, this would be the one to see. The amusing part is watching all the tourists running to take selfies with the wrong barrel! If you're at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank littleone1118
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Yep its the biggest one I have seen, however it is only a wine barrel. If you haven't seen one before you might as well see this one. It is within the Old Castle grounds

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sammon23
Reviewed 3 October 2018

just the sides of the wine barrel will give you the hip cop, now imagine if it was full of wine? an image you will not forget

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank papo55
Reviewed 13 September 2018

In the cellar of the castle, the barrel is massive. there are a couple of other barrels just before you get to this one that are large . but this one is massive.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GregB052148
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very large wine barrels - what else can one say? Can be found in a basement of the old castle. Impressive examples of wooden construction, but only worth seeing if you are already within the castle.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Located in the cellar of the castle, the barrel is huge and can hold more than 225,000 liters of wine! The barrel easily dwarfs the tourists swarming around it and there are stairs around the barrel leading to a viewing platform at the top. You...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 5 July 2018

While visiting Heidelberg Castle, take the opportunity to have a look at the world's largest wine barrel. The giant wooden structure is certainly impressive.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jill3216_13
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This giant wooden barrel can hold roughly 57-58 gallons of wines. Today i guess it seems much to be as a tourist attraction with everyone having to take picture infront or the dance floor build on top of the barrel itself. Nice to visit tho....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank PEili K
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Many walk in here and view the first keg with actually is small compared to the real one. I wouldn't plan my day on seeing this but if you go to the castle you should take it in.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank LRSkier2
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This giant drum is a must see when you are in Heidelberg castle but according to me it is nothing I would be willing to travel for. In fact there are two richly decorated wooden barrels - the smaller one directly in the restaurant, the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank EvaF2Eva
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