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We took a trip up the cable car to visit the fortress whilst we were docked in Koblenz on our Xmas river cruise.
It was interesting wandering around in the different areas of the fortress and seeing various aspects of life through the ages.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.