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This castle is a great place to visit for those that enjoy seeing historic castles and understanding more about medieval life. The rooms themselves are fascinating and span a wide array of aspects of life from centuries ago. The kids especially enjoyed seeing all the...More
This was absolutely amazing! I would recommend this to anyone. We were there on a special day where there were booths set up, live animals, plenty of food and lots of fun. My three year old granddaughter had an amazing time as well as the...More
Better late that never. Went in August 2016, I had the grand kids visiting during the school holidays from the UK and needed to keep them entertained.
I went at the time that Altena was holding a Middle Ages Festival, mittel alterfest, which takes over...More
We spent about 3 hours at the Burg. Just the right time for the parking ticket in the town centre.
We took the elevator up and the walkway to the lift was a great way to get the children ready for the visit. Fairytales and...More
We were looking for a place to visit around Dortmund . The castle is half an hour drive from city. It is an amazing small hill town. It was after Christmas , before new year's eve . Although it was icy cold still was beautiful...More
As child i have been there nearly every day inside and outside of this castle. The place of borne was directly below the castle in location Bachstraße 74 and my grandparents own a butcher`s shop in Freiheitstrasse 4 at the base of the castle hill...More
Terrific museum, knights and armor, ancient weapons... a dungeon, a 500 foot well... fascinating place to visit! This castle is also the world's oldest Youth Hostel! (still in operation!) New tram brings you from the quaint village nestled on the banks of a river up...More
Beautifully maintained facility. Easily accessible from town by elevator to top of hill. Great views of river town. Military and hunting history displayed. Full family history of castle from 1000A.D. thru the ages. Good entry into surrounding industry into metals and wire.