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Castle of Hohenzollern

72379 Hechingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7471 2428
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The Swabian castle of Hohenzollern is the ancestral seat of German princely family in the Black Forest.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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72379 Hechingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7471 2428
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Reviewed yesterday

This castle was designed to be a monument to the Hohenzollern family and was not built to be lived in. With that said, it is an amazing display of historic importance for the region. This castle and family have ties to the castle in Sigmaringen...More

Thank Jenn_B33
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the train to Hechingen and then the scheduled bus from the station to the car park on the mountain. I was really interested to walk to the castle from the train station but now that I took the bus I am glad I...More

Thank Gorsey12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured on a day that they don't have guided tours and I would suggest this because all the rooms are open to the public. The castle is still used but they allow visitors to see many rooms. The paid parking drops you a 20...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly beautiful, and worth the trip up. Trolley/busses are available both up and down the mountain, for a fee. The views from the castle are stunning. We did not go on a guided tour.

Thank Chopstick224
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice german-styled caste. The weather was awful when we've visited It, it spoilt a bit the impression. But still liked the castle itself and the view from it.

Thank Veronika S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of my favorite castles to visit! I loved the winding walk up to the castle and the view from the top is amazing in all directions! We had lunch at the castle and the food was delicious. The castle tour in English...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little while ago I visited Burg Hohenzollern with a friend that grew up in it's shadow. It was amazing to get a guided tour by a local. How cool is that?

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove about 4 hours to visit this castle after seeing some photos of it on the internet, majestically situated on top of a hill. I was even worried that we arrived too late (around noon) and wouldn't have time to visit it completely before...More

1  Thank elst76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The interior of the castle can only be viewed on a guided tour. The tour guides only speak German and do not cater to foreign tourists in any manner. An English translation of the tour can be "rented" for 5 Euros at the Information desk....More

2  Thank Dusty_Sander1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Castle looks great up on the hill. The inside equipment is rather poor. But the interior design is great. The real crown at the end is real surprise and fantastic experience.

Thank Michaela B
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Is it allowed to bring a dog to the Castle?
14 March 2017|
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Response from Pandiabala | Reviewed this property |
Not allowed inside the castle. Outside the castle it's allowed
Hi , is there any public transport from either Hechingen train station or Hohenzollern Castle to go to Zeller Horn for a full view of the castle as i am not self-drive. I did some research and see that it's quite a far distance to walk there. And, is it easy to get a taxi at the train station? Thank you.
6 September 2016|
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Response from KMCKYCarlson | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of taxis available and I have seen many buses going to a from the attractions. If you do not see a taxi at the train station, look for flyer or advertisements for them. They are usually very easy to find.
Hi! My husband and I are planning a honeymoon in Germany this winter. I was trying to figure out if we should stay in Hechingen for 2 nights (arriving at night, spending the next day seeing the castle and then leaving the next morning) or if that seems too long? It seems like there is not too much to do in the actual town besides see the castle. We would be coming from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, (A 6 1/2 hour bus trip) so I wasn't sure if we should stay somewhere part-way there the night before like Stuttgart or Reutlingen the night before, instead of two nights in Hechingen. We are getting around by public transportation. Any insight would be helpful! Thanks
29 August 2016|
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Response from KMCKYCarlson | Reviewed this property |
We have spent quite a few winters and falls in Germany. We love it and are from Chicago. The attractions are not all open, but a lot of them are and are not as busy. That's one reason we love it so much.