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Hanstein Castle (Burgruine Hanstein)

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"Fabulous view of the surrounding landscape"

This fortress was once in the former east Germany and an unknown attraction for the west. Since the... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2015
Regina R
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Alexandria, Virginia
Small gem in the countryside

This little ruin of a middle age castle is well worth a visit and a well known attraction among... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2014
Claudia H
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London, England, United Kingdom
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26 Nov 2017
“Chilly but bucolic!”
7 Jun 2015
“"Fabulous view of the surrounding landscape"”
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Bornhagen, 37318 Bornhagen, Thuringia, Germany
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The best 1.50 euro I have spent in a long time! Eichswald is a cracking area to visit and their wurst is unparalleled- visit the Wurstmuseum Probably worth coming on a festival day but we enjoyed the hike and the exploration

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Reviewed 8 June 2015

This fortress was once in the former east Germany and an unknown attraction for the west. Since the unification of Germany both this ruin and the nearby Ludwigstein are both well worth visiting in a day. The main attraction here is the climb up a...More

2  Thank Regina R
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This little ruin of a middle age castle is well worth a visit and a well known attraction among locals, while quite unknown to tourists. It lies within beautiful surroundings and offers stunning views over the countryside. You can climb the castle tower (the long...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2012

A great castle to visit and view, that you won't find on the map! Entrance for the cheap price of only 2.50 Euro. Well worth the money. Partially restored, and partially in ruins. Compares well with other great ruined castles I've seen, like Chepstow, Corfe,...More

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