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Address: Stolpen, Saxony, Germany
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Lovely small castle. There are typical items (weapon, instrumenty of torture, ...) Very good cafe at the centre of castle.

Reviewed 20 October 2016
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Krasna Lipa, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely small castle. There are typical items (weapon, instrumenty of torture, ...) Very good cafe at the centre of castle.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

2016 will be the 300th anniversary of a tragic event in Countess Cosel’s life – her imprisonment at Stolpen Castle. The place is in a good shape and the city around Charming.

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Australia
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

Stoplen is a historical town in Saxony. Most of the buildings in the town are from the Gothic era. But Stolpen is best known for its 800-year-old castle Burg Stolpen built on a basalt hill Schlossberg. (Basalt columns are visible almost everywhere.) It has an interesting history. For nearly 350 years it owned by the Bishop of Meissen. Later its... More 

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Reviewed 18 January 2016

We were amazed by the size of the castle and also pleased how good it is renovated for the public. Great view from the towers of the village and the surrounded area.

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Prague
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

Interesting place and must see for everyone interested in August the Strong. There is a very nice exhibition on Countess Cosel, her life and imprisoment in the castle. The text is in German, English and Czech. At beginning you see the model of the castle water supply and the torture chamber with various instruments. The place was formely own by... More 

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Bochum, Germany
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Reviewed 19 June 2012

Visiting Dresden a trip to Stolpen Castle is highly recommended. Coming from Dresden by car you use the B 6 direction Bautzen leaving at the Fischbacher Kreuz Roundabout, following the signs for Stolpen. On a clear day you can see the castle from far high above the town. Park your car somewere in town and walk uphill through the cobbled... More 

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