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It's a great walk up to Sparrenburg castle. Definitely one of the sights to see in Bielefeld. Make... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pasamike
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San Jose, California
Revisiting after 46 years

Had to go to Sparrenburg while in Bielefeld to have my photo taken sitting at the well in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bramblekins
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Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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Sparrenberg, 33604 Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on a stunning day. The views of Bielefeld from the top of the castle are really nice. I would go if I had time in Bielefeld, however wouldn’t go out of my way.

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great walk up to Sparrenburg castle. Definitely one of the sights to see in Bielefeld. Make sure to go up the main tower, the view is the best around.

Thank Pasamike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to go to Sparrenburg while in Bielefeld to have my photo taken sitting at the well in the grounds, to compare with the one I had taken 46 years before. For 2 € you can go up the spiral staircase to the top of...More

Thank bramblekins
Reviewed 10 June 2018

On a nice sunny afternoon, a walk up the hill to the Sparrenburg tower affords a wonderful view of the city. Very inexpensive 2 hr tour is well worth listening to and there is fo course the welcome tea, coffe or beer beofre leaving.

Thank andrew y
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is a convenient and historical Bielefeld attraction. And, if you climb the tower you obtain a panoramic view of all of Bielefeld. On a pleasant day, it is s great location to still around or simply relax in the gardens.

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 3 February 2018

One of the best views of the city. Nice and well preserved historic building of the castle ad the fortress. Nice cafe inside.

Thank Elena P
Reviewed 21 January 2018

One of my favorite sightseeing spots in Bielefeld. I go there with literally everybody who is visiting me and hasn't been there yet. Amazing view. Nice atmosphere. No entry.

Thank Marvin K
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Had a walk up to this amazing castle on my own. You can see it from miles all around. I expected to pay some large fee to get in, but found that you can actually just walk in for nothing, you must pay €2 to...More

Thank Ivan B
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great to take walk and see the town from above. Historical information available in German and English. Restaurant and tourist information facilities too If you want to stay longer. Good place to start a walk from.

Thank deborahdawnwatson
Reviewed 13 September 2017

When being in Bielefeld anyways, might as well go visit the castle. It is a nice little site, with a tower, that gives a great view over the city (not recommended for people afraid of heights) and you can get a combination ticket with a...More

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