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Insider tip, absolutely worth seeing!

The place is, with no doubts, a special insider tip for tourists in the region. Authentic, restored... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Dresden, Germany
Unusual fortress

It was a rainy day as Germany experienced storm Xavier. I decided to drive from Dresden to visit... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Richmond, California
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Stolpen, Saxony, Germany
+49 35973 23410
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

The place is, with no doubts, a special insider tip for tourists in the region. Authentic, restored with care in the last years (we saw it for the first time ca 8 years ago - huge difference), the castle offers unique combination of history, architecture,...More

Thank ashevc
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

It was a rainy day as Germany experienced storm Xavier. I decided to drive from Dresden to visit this fortress where the mistress of August the Strong was incarcerated until her death. What I didn’t know was that this fortress was built on and from...More

Thank Drezdany
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely small castle. There are typical items (weapon, instrumenty of torture, ...) Very good cafe at the centre of castle.

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

2016 will be the 300th anniversary of a tragic event in Countess Cosel’s life – her imprisonment at Stolpen Castle. The place is in a good shape and the city around Charming.

Thank MZ123461
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Stoplen is a historical town in Saxony. Most of the buildings in the town are from the Gothic era. But Stolpen is best known for its 800-year-old castle Burg Stolpen built on a basalt hill Schlossberg. (Basalt columns are visible almost everywhere.) It has an...More

3  Thank komsAustralia
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We were amazed by the size of the castle and also pleased how good it is renovated for the public. Great view from the towers of the village and the surrounded area.

Thank Karin H
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Interesting place and must see for everyone interested in August the Strong. There is a very nice exhibition on Countess Cosel, her life and imprisoment in the castle. The text is in German, English and Czech. At beginning you see the model of the castle...More

1  Thank Jana46
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Visiting Dresden a trip to Stolpen Castle is highly recommended. Coming from Dresden by car you use the B 6 direction Bautzen leaving at the Fischbacher Kreuz Roundabout, following the signs for Stolpen. On a clear day you can see the castle from far high...More

Thank Gerd H
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