Sparrenburg, Bielefeld

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Originally constructed in the 1200s, Sparrenburg is a restored fortress--complete with dungeons--that sits atop Sparrenberg hill. Climb the 37 m (120 ft) tower for views of the city and countryside, then check out the original thick fortress walls, as well as the moat, an ancient well, and the underground dungeons. Enjoy a stroll around the grounds, or sample some local Westphalian cuisine at the restaurant. The grounds are open to visitors year-round, though the interior is only open in warmer months. Plan your visit to Sparrenburg and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bielefeld driving holiday planner .
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  • Just at night, the views over Bielefeld is really nice! Even if Bielefeld is in itself not really nice at night when everything is lit the illuminated Tower of Sparrenburg...einfach is a great atmosphere. If have you seen my opinion! Also the circuit around the castle is really beautiful around just a bit to get his head free.
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  • You should climb the Tower in any case, but also the entire system is well restored. In August, we have seen many Wedding couples who use this location for photos. There is a restaurant and a kiosk invite to dinner or a snack.
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  • Because the high is you have a beautiful view of the city. Everything else is. And there is a catering service. You have time, just there.
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  • Very nice place on top of the city. View is wonderful from there. Very romantic. During night time with the lights of the tower and the city. Must see. Place accessible by walking and nice park garden. Restaurant here is also very good. To be recommended
  • A very nice castle close to the city. Reachable by walking, the best option due to the very few parking places. Restaurants and coffee shops to enjoy the view. Nice areas for chilling out and rest
  • The castle is a great tourist attraction. It has a big variation of places with history, even from the dark ages. Beware of the tower if you are afraid of heights.
  • Castle was closed when I went so could only walk around the outside
  • Excellent historical site. Great experience in medieval German history!

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