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Nice museum

We spent an afternoon in the castle. It has two musea. One about fossils, which is great. So many... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
anne miek k
via mobile
Good for quick tour

Castle top offer great opportunity to enjoy the view of the town and surrounding area. There is... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Nezolicious
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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27 Jul 2018
“Nice museum”
31 Oct 2017
“Good for quick tour”
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We spent an afternoon in the castle. It has two musea. One about fossils, which is great. So many different fossils even from animals in the dinosaur era. They also show fossils from animals that still live today, next to live tanks with these animals....More

Thank anne miek k
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Castle top offer great opportunity to enjoy the view of the town and surrounding area. There is just short walk from the Eichstatt city centre to the top of the hill (approximately 15minutes). I enjoyed cup of coffee on the terrace, especially when it was...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Although there isn't much to see when you arrive at the top of the castle except the very cool Jura Museum, Willibaldsburg is definitely worth the brief hike up the hill. You can see all of Eichstaett on both sides of the castle. Beautiful views...More

Thank Melinda P
Reviewed 30 June 2016

For just a few Euro you can enter the two museums that are contained in the Castle, and explore a bit of the grounds here. Climb up to the top and you get a wonderful view of Eichstatt and the surrounding area. Formidable. The gardens...More

1  Thank Dante451
Reviewed 9 February 2016

On top of the mountain where the castle is set, you got a great view over the valley and the town itself. Recommended for a summer evening where you can take some food/drinks with you and enjoy the nature.

Thank Alexander R
Reviewed 30 October 2015

the fortress is high over Eichstätt and features some interesting sights as a viewpoint on one of the two towers and a +75m deep well plus some interesting historics around it. The key reason why we (me and my two kids) think it is a...More

1  Thank FRuudy
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Visited this castle when staying in Eichstatt and was surprised how good it was. Inexpensive entry and excellent views from the top of the tower after quite a climb up the spiral stairs. The jewel in the crown is the Jura museum which is stocked...More

Thank Courtauldbowler
Reviewed 19 June 2015

I have always loved coming here. The walk up the hill is a bit exhausting, but so, so worth it. The museum is very educational and natural. There is so much to see and learn!

Thank ReiseEms
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Lots of fun to hike the short distance up to this castle. It has a pedestrian walkway which makes it even more peaceful and beautiful. The museum is fantastic and the Biergarten serves delicious food. Definitely worth the trip! Make it a half day and...More

Thank Melinda P
Reviewed 16 May 2015

This castle is perched on a rock overlooking the small town of Eichstatt. The museum is filled with fossils and preserved birds and other animals. The museum is about the Jura mountains and offers a history of that area.......there were a great number of small...More

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