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Wonderful old castle

This castle, just outside, Weissenburg is a huge structure built on the top of a hill overlooking... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
DennisWestSussex_UK
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West Sussex, UK
Charles de Gaulle POW here towards end of WW1

This is an imposing fortress built between 1588 and 1610 by the Margrave of Ansbach. It features 5... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Colin D
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Glen Waverley, Australia
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21 Jun 2018
“Wonderful old castle”
27 Jul 2017
“Charles de Gaulle POW here towards end of WW1”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Wülzburg, 91781 Weissenburg in Bayern, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

This castle, just outside, Weissenburg is a huge structure built on the top of a hill overlooking the town. The fort has a long history and is well maintained by the local authorities, free to park and visit and very atmospheric. There is a small...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is an imposing fortress built between 1588 and 1610 by the Margrave of Ansbach. It features 5 bastions (hence a pentagonal shape) and a dry moat. The fortress sits on a hill high above Weissenburg. From Weissenburg, the terracotta tiled roof above the 5...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

What started out as a Benedictine Monastery, then became a square fort and later a pentagonal fortification. The tour will take you through its many iterations. It is certainly worth a trip for those who have not seen many such structures. For the historian or...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We walked up the hill to see the castle. It's so interesting to walk around the walls, both inside and outside the fortress. The views are breathtaking, both on the way up the mountain and from the top. A great walk and interesting day out.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Sue T
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We always take time to visit the Wultzburg when we go to Weissenburg. This is a great example of German castles. It is forever being restored but has stood the test of time. It has a huge dry moat and inside you can walk around...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank DennisWestSussex_UK
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Experience the old castle and learn about the history around . Good for a short stroll and diversion from a trip to Weissenburg

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Heinogre
Reviewed 17 May 2016

nice bastions, we took the tour, it was in german but it was interesting , nice view from the bastions, the guide also takes you to the prisons and show you the deepest well in Bavaria. tour takes almost 1 hour.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Etiennee M
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