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Festung Ehrenbreitstein 1, 56077 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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All reviews cable car audio guide large area the river youth hostel deutsches eck fantastic views well worth the visit gondola ride combined ticket middle rhine combi ticket viewing platform worth the trip visit koblenz interesting history german corner
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If we had to go again, we would skip the tour and only visit the higher ground places to take pictures of the panoramic scenes. You can still do the Aussichtplattform Festungspark (observation platform) for free... perhaps, had there been a tour guide of some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PyroSmurf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s an old fortress on the Rhine. There are many small rooms and nooks. There are pamphlets to assist on a self guided tour. Offers great views of the town and river. Beautiful to witness the sunset from the high ground. German is the only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Travis C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Taking the cable car - or parking at the top, a visitor information stand, shop, and entry payment can be found. Taking the cable car - a bi-ticket can be bought. You enter into the fort, and are welcomed by the sounds of troops marching,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Morser221
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I was underwhelmed. If I had to do it again, I would have skipped the entrance to the fortress and just taken pictures of the outside. You can still do the Aussichtplattform Festungspark (observation platform) for free and the kids' playground nearby is free as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MariWolfe929
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

the fortress entry system was to be honest, a bit modern. by that i mean lots of flags, lots of glass and pay per use toilets. not fortress like. more hunt for the way in... The Fortress was Solid, and great to see, but the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thorsbror
Reviewed 27 October 2018

A must do if you're visiting Koblenz. Amazing view over the Rhein. Big, beautiful gardens and very intresting old fortress

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johannesrathke
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Went when there was some sort of historical re enactment going on, lots of really interesting people up there camping out in the fields, take a look at the pictures.... Allow an hour at least to look around anything less even for speed tourism is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MrChumlyWarner
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This place is big and can take a better part of the day to wander around. It has exhibits and talks about the surrounding areas, but does NOT give medieval tour. It has a some rooms and lots of areas to look at but most...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank El1Lobo
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

The fortress has never been attacked in wars but well worth a visit when you are in Koblenz. You can reach it via the cable car from the city (combination tickets for tram and entrance!) the fortress itself is very interesting and you have the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Endeavour13
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Its a large fortress and impressive at that, but there was not much inside and no real wow factor. If you are in the area I would recommend a visit with the cable car ride, but with much to see along the Rhine/Mosel I would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Dale Gene H
9 July 2018|
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Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
The fortress is open from 9am - 7pm. You can get a combined Cable Car and fortress ticket at the Deutsches Eck which costs 13.80 euros for an adult, 6.20 euros for a child and 12.50 euros for a concession.
1 July 2018|
Response from Ernst Ludwig V |
Yes, it´s only closed on christmas eve and new years eve!
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23 February 2018|
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Response from SarahG57 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - bought it at the cable car ticket office near the German corner. Entry to the fortress and the cable car.