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Altdahn Castle

Schlossstrasse, Dahn, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Sandstone Castle Ruins

Nice castle ruins and hiking area. Fun to explore and it has a tower which you can climb a ladder... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shawn G
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Big castle with lots of great views and hidden treasures!

The Altdahn Castle is one of the best castles we visited in the region. The views are amazing and... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
Selina1988
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Vancouver, Canada
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Schlossstrasse, Dahn, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice castle ruins and hiking area. Fun to explore and it has a tower which you can climb a ladder to get to the top.

Thank Shawn G
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

The Altdahn Castle is one of the best castles we visited in the region. The views are amazing and there are many little hidden areas to climb and discover. Not very busy so you feel like you have the place to yourself!

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Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time exploring these sandstone ruins. "Three" castles in one. Great hiking in the area too.

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Reviewed May 7, 2017

Altdahn castle is easily accessible by car from the downtown following the signs. There is a small parking under the castle, just about 500 m far from the entrance. I spent nice 2 hours discovering well preserved rooms, climbing to the towers and enjoying beautiful...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2016

Fully explorable ruins of castles wait for hours of fun. paths, stairs, ladders, bridges, and railings are set into the stone to allow access to the centuries-old structures. There are handouts and panels with interpretive information, signs and labels, and a seasonal gift shop and...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Romantic ruin overlooking Dahn - not too much of a climb. The best views are accessed by clambering up a narrow ladder to the top of one of the surviving towers. Great for adventurous kids and adults. Not much shelter if wet other than a...More

1  Thank Nick B
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

Interesting looking castle that is a little hard to get to, but will be worth it once you're there. Also recommend the little towns nearby (particularly Hinterweidenthal) and their fruit markets!

2  Thank Traveling_Tendy
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Reviewed August 15, 2015

There are actually three castle ruins aligned with one another. Each erected at different time periods. The earliest is believed to be 1189. They are constructed of the sandstone from the area. Breathtaking! You will spend a great deal of time roaming these grounds. There...More

3  Thank BarbN504
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Reviewed December 15, 2014

Altdahn Castle is a beautiful example of a rock castle (in German: Felsenburg). Altdahn Castle is not just build on top of a rock, but the builders of the castle have really incorporated the building with the natural rock outcrops into a fascinating hybrid structure....More

2  Thank edgar_was_here
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