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Experience a Brothers Grimm fairy tale

You should acquaint yourself with the fairy tale before you visit the tower .... actually, the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
AWEFBE
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Katy, Texas
3:00 Sunday

Do not miss Rapunzel at 3:00 on Sundays. She reads a story to the kids in German and poses for... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
GlobalExplorerZ
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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About 40 meters high Rapunzel tower in the historic castle of Trendelburg (now Hotel u. Restaurant) from the 13th century. Interesting is the local prison museum and the staircase with 133 steps, the original paper cut by the artist Albert Völkl...more
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Steinweg 1, 34388 Trendelburg, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

You should acquaint yourself with the fairy tale before you visit the tower .... actually, the Hotel Trendelburg has plenty of very informative material. The descent, as well as the ascent can be quite strenuous, and certainly is not for folks that are afraid of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Do not miss Rapunzel at 3:00 on Sundays. She reads a story to the kids in German and poses for photos for about 15 minutes. Great fun for the kids.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

It's amazing what you can do by just slinging some rope out of of tower window! We are slightly biased in our review thanks to our three year old's reaction of actually seeing "Rapunzel's" hair hanging out of the tower. She totally believed this was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Attached to a private hotel, the tower is open to non guests for a small fee and worth a visit - you can go down to the dungeons and up to the very to - stairs are spiral and a little twisty to start with...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Even as two grown ups in their early thirties, we loved it! There aren't really any other attractions in town so it wasn't difficult to find. The setting was just beautiful and I really felt like I was in the Rapunzel fairy tale! It costs...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Really keen to see this as part of Grimm fairy tale route. Struggled to find it as not well sign posted. Very nice tower with added touch of rope of hair hanging from window. Not quite the 'fairytale' - could have been more magical. Had...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Naturally a visit here was a must. It has been somewhat decorated and there is quite impressive torture chamber in the tower, but it could have been done even nicer.....

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Erkki L
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Relatively newly restored, with "Angstloch" (=dunegon) deep and great views from the top of the tower. (Free admission for hotel guests).

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank CMKoern
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Rapunzel tower is one of the stops on the Grimm tales route, The children loved it and we loved it too. Looked so familiar with the rope hanging from the tower top :) and the setting is absolutely delightful.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank LinahBerlin
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is for children and adults as well. This tower was the reason for the tale of Rapunzel (Grimm tale). Unfortunately this tower is the only attraction on this city/village and doesn't make sense to go there if you are not going from Kassel to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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