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Marksburg Castle

Marksburg 1, 56338 Braubach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 4926 27206
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Marksburg 1, 56338 Braubach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 4926 27206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No pretty changes here. The real thing with difficult steps, narrow stairs and showing you how the owners really lived. An excellent tour and worth the effort to get there,

Thank JudgeT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family LOVED the tour of the Marksburg Castle! Our tour guide did an excellent job of giving us a peek into what life would have been like during the heyday of this landmark. Several of the rooms have been superbly maintained with furniture, artwork...More

Thank d22randy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This castle is unique as it has never been destroyed. From the start of the tour the reasons are obvious, difficult access and narrow entrances were easy to defend . the castle itself is solidly constructed, our tour inside was interesting. Even some parts of...More

1  Thank SuandChris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Marksburg is a castle above the town of Braubach in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The fortress was used for protection rather than as a residence for royal families. Besides being an historic and interesting place to visit, it also houses the main office of the German...More

Thank dgilfor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the castle while traveling with Uniworld on the River Ambassador. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the many castles in the Rhein, but the only one never destroyed due to its high location, away from cannon fire. Loved the...More

Thank buypaulsen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was quite a walk up the hill to get to the castle. Inside there is eroded rock requiring some mild rock scrambling skills. Coupled with lots of stairs makes this site rather strenuous to explore, but boy is it worth it. The castle goes...More

Thank wolfurphy
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Visiting the Marksburg Castle was one of the included excursions on our recent Viking River Cruise. This excursion takes a little bit of exertion climbing from the parking lot to the entrance of the Castle. You can climb the stair steps or walk up a...More

Thank KSMeadowlark
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Step back in time when you pay a visit to this castle. Another castle stop on my river cruise and well worth it. The climb to the top is not as some people say. There are many steps, but not all at once. Some steps...More

Thank tas1523
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This wonderful and original 11th century castle sits atop a hill overlooking the Rhine River. An "excursion" of our Rhine River cruise we took a short bus ride from the ship then from the parking lot a short uphill walk to the castle. Met by...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Having toured multiple castles, I was expecting the same tour should an ancient and ruined castle, with a few refurbished areas. This castle was the most authentic castle I've toured, with complete rooms furnished as they were in ancient times. The castle Is one of...More

Thank Lisle B
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11 October 2017|
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Response from Z3723RYgaryg | Reviewed this property |
Do not know we were on a bus from a river boat.
Dawn R
2 October 2017|
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Response from MaxD859 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is open from 10am to 5pm on a Monday .
1 May 2017|
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Response from Lauren S | Reviewed this property |
There are some places that you have to watch your step. At the beginning there are some stone steps that are original to the castle. As long as you are watching your step you will be okay. Most of the time it is an easy... More