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Hellenstein Castle

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Great example of a german castle, great museam

The castle is very well kept up and a great example of castle life of the time. The museum inside... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Kirbyville, Texas
Nice example of a castle without an uphill walk

Hellenstein castle is easily accessible from both parking close to the entrance and a parking... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
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14 Oct 2018
“Great example of a german castle, great museam”
5 Jul 2018
“Nice example of a castle without an uphill walk”
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Schlossstrasse, Heidenheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

The castle is very well kept up and a great example of castle life of the time. The museum inside is excellent.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank celser2017
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Hellenstein castle is easily accessible from both parking close to the entrance and a parking garage used for special events. Drive right up to the castle entrance first to look for free parking. There is a small museum and several courtyards. Also a nice walking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Best view of Heidenheim is from this castle. You can have a view of Heidenheim in all directions. Visit to the Museum is a must. Surprisingly the Museum holds a good collection of Indian exhibition pieces.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MeghaTravelBug
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Such a wonderful castle! Be sure to see both museums, the castle itself with armor and the chapel but also the Coaches, Carriages and Carts (Chaisen) Museum. Wonderful views from castle hill of the Hauptstraße and city below. Walk around on the many paths and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We visited during winter. Still the mountain hike was very interesting. You can go by a vehicle of you can climb the mountain through stares. Surrounding was very nice with very lite snow. trees were white. You can see the whole city from the castle....More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Keerthiee
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We went to see a opera performance outdoors at the castle. Beautiful venue, helpful staff. Get there early, as parking can be a nightmare when many other events are happening as well. Be prepared to walk 10-15 minutes to the venue of you don't arrive...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank mw35nyc
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

A short climb up the hill to a well preserved ruin. Beautiful view over the town of Heidenheim. A sunny day in autumn is probably an added attraction. The Schloss also has two museums which are well worth a visit. One has old carriages from...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank frank3357
Reviewed 20 December 2014

The Schloss/Castle is perched on a hill overlooking the city of Heidenheim. It has varying styles of architecture, some ruins. Worth the walk up the hill to enjoy.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank LikeTraveler
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Nice place to see when in Heidenheim. They have an outdoor opera when in season. The climb is pretty easy and a nice path to get you to the views of the town. See the buildings on the way up. No cost to enter the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 17 March 2014

This modernized castle is perched on the top of a hill overlooking Heidenheim. It is quite well done and worth the price to visit.

Date of experience: February 2014
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