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Genoveva Castle (Genovevaburg)

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Unusual visit to a slate mine under the castle

We travelled over to Mayen during the Easter break from our base in Adenau. We parked for free... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Eyekaytoo
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Leverkusen, Germany
Helpful in my search

I came looking for information about the land where my father's came from. The receptionist and... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2015
Picklelady4
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Salem, Oregon
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28 Mar 2016
“Unusual visit to a slate mine under the castle”
19 Nov 2015
“Helpful in my search”
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

We travelled over to Mayen during the Easter break from our base in Adenau. We parked for free within a stone's throw of the Genoveva castle and walked past the old fashioned English telephone box to the entrance to the museum. Inside the young receptionist...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

I came looking for information about the land where my father's came from. The receptionist and the currator took the time to help me get a sense of the history of the Eifels and its industry. Very good museum. Charming town.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

I love castles, yet this one "as a castle" was a bit different: the building was great, and there was a great museum in an old abandoned mine underneath the castle, but the interior of the castle itself felt a bit lacking. But still, you're...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 26 October 2013

We visited the castle at night during their annual Lukas Markt street carnival. The castle exterior was interesting to explore and we wish we had been able to go inside. The festival was off the hook with giant theme park quality rides and the biggest...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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