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We walked the town and loved it very much. It is not a very spectacular town yet it is nice to walk... read more

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jb079
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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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Nice walk - with views on the city and the Rhine river

It's fun to walk on the - rather long - historic city walls. Families with kids love to do that... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
ExplorerCologne
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Cologne, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked the town and loved it very much. It is not a very spectacular town yet it is nice to walk around.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jb079
Reviewed 9 November 2018

City fortifications along the riverside at Oberwesel are still found currently. The initial purpose of the wall should be for defense purposes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Because I have a passion for medieval military architecture my girlfriend and I decided to visit the town of Oberwesel. Maybe our expectations were too high but the city fortifications left us somewhat underwhelmed. The town ramparts looked less impressive than anticipated. The south section...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Walking atop part of the wall was interesting. The section along the river has a tower that can be climbed. What was a little difficult was going from one part of the wall segment to another when it was interrupted. There was a map, but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 5 October 2017

It's fun to walk on the - rather long - historic city walls. Families with kids love to do that. You have nice views towards both sides, the town and the river side.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ExplorerCologne
Reviewed 3 October 2017

While on the Mosel, stop by Oberwesel and check out the historic fortifications along the river a better perspective on the town.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TroubadourBCN
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visited and explored Oberwesel and it's ramparts on 2 different days because of rainy weather, spending about 2-3 hours total here.....and we learned after the fact that it's best to walk these ramparts starting from the Marktplatz end, particularly if you want to walk...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 2 July 2017

After 20 minutes on the boat from St. Goar, we arrive at Oberwesel. Oberwesel boasts some of the best medieval wall and tower remains on the Rhine. We enter the city, see the town walls, and climb the stairs to walk along the medieval town...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JennShio
Reviewed 27 June 2017

the walls are wide, providing a easy walk. parallels the river so you have great views of the water and the boats going up and down the Rhine. with no shelter, I would avoid when the weather is less than good (ice, snow, rain) ..but...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank HollyBerryElf
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We were in Oberwesel over Christmas and on Christmas eve the town shuts down for a week. With lots of time on our hands we decided to do the defensive wall walk and look at all of the towers; it was very nice, cool views...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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