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Burg Altena, Altena
(4.4/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
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Reviews
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  • spent a rainy afternoon just exploring this place. Awesome firplaces with delft tile. Not really accessable if you can't climb stairs but well kept. 
  • This is a nice place to visit. The castle is beautiful and there is a lot to see. We did the visit with the audioguide and it was quite interresting. 
  • The Altena Castle is the castle for us as little Knight can imagine it. Located on a mountain with thick defensive ramparts and - pile. A castle, a castle keep.
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  • A medieval castle that became the world's first youth hostel. Amazing to see, very historical. Well worth making the drive to see!
  • Very nice place in very nice cosy village. Come to Altena on Sunday and go tho the Fleumarkt! The castle is another reason to come to this city. Even to wonder around the castle worth to come here.
  • What a great place to visit. Well worth taking the elevator up and going through all the exhibits. Very well done, informative and easy to follow tour. Great for kids as well with lots of armor and weapons towards the end of the tour. Would go again in a heartbeat.
  • Just okay honestly. Nothing spectacular but it is interesting to know that the world's first youth hostel is located in it!
  • Drove 1.5 hrs to visit, not really worth the trip.