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For over a year, I knew I was going to visit Bielefeld as my son was getting married at... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Don G
Lake Zurich, Illinois
Commanding views from a beautiful landmark

We attended a private function at Sparrenburg Castle but arrived in good time to explore. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Stephen G
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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Sparrenberg, 33604 Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

For over a year, I knew I was going to visit Bielefeld as my son was getting married at Sparrenburg. I reviewed many pictures of the castle and was not too impressed. "How can that be called a castle? It has only one tower that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We attended a private function at Sparrenburg Castle but arrived in good time to explore. It is perched on a hill overlooking the city and the views are spectacular. It was a lovely late September evening and watching the sun set was memorable. Would recommend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Sparrenburg is a medieval defence point, most of which has been destroyed and rebuilt in the last century. Nonetheless this is worth a visit. The view from the top of the tower stretches for miles. A special mention must go to the guided tour of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kris G
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This castle is located at the top of quite a steep climb, but is well worth it when you get there. We visited during Sparrenburgfest, which is a 3 day medieval fair and it was great. Loads of food, drink and purchasing opportunities as well...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

A must visit, if you are in Bielefeld for the day. I would highly recommend the guided tour, which takes you into the cellars beneath the castle, which are areas normally closed to the public. The view from the top of the tower is pretty...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We went on a stunning day. The views of Bielefeld from the top of the castle are really nice. I would go if I had time in Bielefeld, however wouldn’t go out of my way.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

It's a great walk up to Sparrenburg castle. Definitely one of the sights to see in Bielefeld. Make sure to go up the main tower, the view is the best around.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Had to go to Sparrenburg while in Bielefeld to have my photo taken sitting at the well in the grounds, to compare with the one I had taken 46 years before. For 2 € you can go up the spiral staircase to the top of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

On a nice sunny afternoon, a walk up the hill to the Sparrenburg tower affords a wonderful view of the city. Very inexpensive 2 hr tour is well worth listening to and there is fo course the welcome tea, coffe or beer beofre leaving.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank andrew y
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This is a convenient and historical Bielefeld attraction. And, if you climb the tower you obtain a panoramic view of all of Bielefeld. On a pleasant day, it is s great location to still around or simply relax in the gardens.

Date of experience: April 2018
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