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Festung Ehrenbreitstein 1, 56077 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Thank Travis C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

1  Thank Morser221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank MariWolfe929
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Thorsbror
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must do if you're visiting Koblenz. Amazing view over the Rhein. Big, beautiful gardens and very intresting old fortress

Thank johannesrathke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank MrChumlyWarner
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

1  Thank El1Lobo
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Endeavour13
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Its a large fortress and impressive at that, but there was not much inside and no real wow factor. If you are in the area I would recommend a visit with the cable car ride, but with much to see along the Rhine/Mosel I would...More

Thank Ballymoss18
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

There are many, many castles along the river Rhein. But this fortress is special. First, do yourself a favor and take the aerial cable car from the Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer directly at the river up to the fortress plateau - and look out for car No17, because...More

Thank Axel T
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Dale Gene H
9 July 2018|
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Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
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.
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Hawkro
22 February 2018|
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Response from SarahG57 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - bought it at the cable car ticket office near the German corner. Entry to the fortress and the cable car.
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