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Aarburg Castle

Staedtchen 37, Aarburg 4663, Switzerland
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Fascinating piece of Medieval architecture!

Aarburg is a small city that is located on the border between cantons Aargau and Solothurn. it... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Shimnik
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Delft, The Netherlands
biggest medival fortress of switzerland!

the fortress of aarburg is one of the most recognised medial sites in switzerland. it was founded... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
grendi007
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Aarburg, Switzerland
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Jun 27, 2017
“Fascinating piece of Medieval architecture!”
Feb 13, 2017
“biggest medival fortress of switzerland!”
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Staedtchen 37, Aarburg 4663, Switzerland
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Aarburg is a small city that is located on the border between cantons Aargau and Solothurn. it would have not been known to the tourists if there was no a huge castle on a rocky hill that dominates over the city and river Aare. If...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

the fortress of aarburg is one of the most recognised medial sites in switzerland. it was founded in 1123 and exteded until the 18th century. it is used as a facility for youth who got in trouble with the law since 1891 and was refurbished...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

The castle/fortification dominates the village of Aarburg and the river Aare. It is an impressive sight for everyone passing by car or train and well worth a visit! Be sure to take a guided tour to get the most of the history and anecdotes behind...More

3  Thank pierre f
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Medieval castle that is right next to the youngster prison! Walk up the little set of steps and enjoy the view from the hill next to the church.

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Super view! The splendid castle, the river, the ducks.. It wasn't a fully sunny day, but pretty enough for a walk along the river.

2  Thank trucviennguyen
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

We weren't able to take a tour inside, but walking uphill to the courtyard was still pretty cool. Great views as well.

1  Thank Swiss-whiskers
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