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Castle of Hohenzollern

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Address: 72379 Hechingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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The Swabian castle of Hohenzollern is the ancestral seat of German princely...

The Swabian castle of Hohenzollern is the ancestral seat of German princely family in the Black Forest.

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Stunning castle with awesome views

Imposing castle with a great winding entrance. Friendly and informative tour in English which was put on specially for us as the only Brits there! How's that for service!

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42 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Imposing castle with a great winding entrance. Friendly and informative tour in English which was put on specially for us as the only Brits there! How's that for service!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove to Hohenzollern.... easy to get to and the day we went, there was plenty of parking. As other reviews say, you have to pay to park, pay for the tram (if you wish to use it) and then buy your tickets to the castle and tours. Since it was early spring, it wasn't too busy and we enjoyed... More 

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Next to Neuschwanstein Castle this castle is one of Germany's finest. Restored or rebuilt by the family it presents as it would have been in the 19th century with many period furnishings. Still used by family descendants it is a "must see" if you are in the area. There is a tram from the parking area to the main gate... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This Prussian royal castle is well preserved and located on top of a hill with a great view. We bought a baden-würtenberg day ticket as a family to include this castle to our Tübingen trip from Stuttgart. This ticket only includes the public bus from the Hechingen station to the car park below the castle. We had to buy another... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Burg Hohenzollern was our favorite castle of the several we visited in Germany. From the lower parking lot, you can purchase tickets and pay for a shuttle to take you to the top, but we chose to walk up the zillion stairs to get to the top. It's definitely a hearty hike; I had to take a few stops along... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on Sunday -Mothers Day The Drive from Freiburg was only 2 Hours , Good Day to spend your Day/Evening. 1st time visit- Sunday are the Best Day to go , They don't have a Tour Guide , but you are able to go at your own pace and see everything/every room . This Amazing Castle, The History of... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We parked and walked up the steep incline to the castle, but they had busses available for easier transit. If you have time, definitely recommend paying a couple Euro extra for the 45 minute guided tour. You'll get to see much more of the interior rooms, and the tour guide is quite knowledgeable on the family and history of the... More 

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Greeley, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't really compare this to any other castle because this was our first visit to one. That being said, we had a good time here even on a dreary, rainy day. The tour was very interesting, but be sure not to miss the area under the castle which is not included in the tour. I wish it had been... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for the 11:30 tour. We arrived before 11am and it was packed. The English tour had WAY too many people in it. We were packed in like sardines (think fire hazard). It's a shame because the tour guide was really good and the history and place is fascinating. The castle is in great shape, looks brand new.... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the ancestral seat of the imperial House of Hohenzollern.located atop Berg Hohenzollern, a 234-metre (768 ft) bluff rising above the towns of Hechingen and Bisingen in the foothills of the Swabian Alps of central Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is a true "fairy tale" castle still in tact and still owned by the Prussian royal family who occasionally are "in... More 

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