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Marksburg Castle

Marksburg 1, 56338 Braubach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 4926 27206
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“torture chamber” (30 reviews)
“english tour” (47 reviews)
“rhine river” (66 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Marksburg 1, 56338 Braubach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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"torture chamber"
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"english tour"
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"rhine river"
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"the kitchen"
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"uneven ground"
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"mobility issues"
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"middle ages"
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"medieval times"
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"steep hill"
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"tour group"
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"torture room"
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"perched high"
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"step back in time"
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"dining room"
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"wine cellar"
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"original condition"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an old edifice and the pavements within it show it. There are no smooth or even walking paths, and every one is sloped. If you can get by those items, the castle itself is very interesting historically and architecturally. However, the first problem...More

Thank petetom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and My partner visited the castle as part of 6 night stay exploring the Rhine region in late summer 2017. We used Cologne as our base and had 2 main excursions planned one was a Rhine boat trip the other was a trip to...More

Thank Dean G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marksburg Castle was part of our Viking River cruise itinerary. My husband went alone as the climb was too strenuous for me (bad knee). From the point of the bus drop off there was a fairly steep incline to the castle. The castle itself is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to see a true castle in all its glory, this is it. Authentically maintained, this castle gives you a realistic idea of what a castle was like. The tour guides were very informative and helpful. The rooms are decorated in period furniture...More

Thank Timm H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The renovations of this castle were well done and the tour takes you to many places in the castle. (dining areas, personal areas, dungeon). However, the tour on the day we were there in October was only offered in German. About 1/2 of the tour...More

Thank Carol W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 13th century castle has been meticulously maintained in it's original condition to maintain it's historical accuracy. The castle is an engineering marvel and a defensive masterpiece sitting on a mountain top with clear views of the Rhine River and it's approaches. The views from...More

Thank Joe Q
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Beautiful views over the Rhein river and authentically furnished. If you drive along the Rhein river this castle features a quick tour of about 20 minutes. If your near the Nurnberg area, about 50 miles (80 km) north is the Coburg Veste, or Coburg Fortress....More

Thank donald s
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

A must see! We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Marksburg Castle for it's historical heritage. The walk into the castle is a bit treacherous but doable of you take your time.

Thank Wanda T
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I was with my family in the castle last week. I booked a Tour with a spanish guide via email. They responded very quick and very friendly, answering to all my questions. They found an "extra" guide to come for our tour, which was very...More

2  Thank Irene C
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Am very pleasant surprise on the road along the Rhine River. Marksburg castle has stood the test of ages mostly intact which sets it apart from others that can be viewed. This is an old castle that is largely as it has been built (a...More

Thank Richard F
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McKinney70
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.
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Dawn R
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Yes, it is open from 10am to 5pm on a Monday .
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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
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