Glockenwelt Burg Greifenstein, Greifenstein

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Greifenstein Castle lies in the eponymous village of Greifenstein in the county of Lahn-Dill-Kreis in Middle Hesse, Germany. It is a geo point in the national geopark of Westerwald-Lahn-Taunus.LocationThe hill castle stands on a hill in the Dill Westerwald and has a good view over the Dill valley. At 441m above sea level (NN) it is the highest castle in the county of Lahn-Dill. The castle is a highly visible landmark. It is signed from the A 45 motorway.HistoryThe hill castle was first recorded in 1160. In 1298 it was destroyed by the counts of Nassau and Solms, as was Lichtenstein, which was not rebuilt. In 1315 it was enfeoffed by the House of Habsburg.
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  • August 12, 2017
    It was very interesting and we lucked out with the weather. The church was built on top of another church so you can go below and see the old church room. Very neat. The castle grounds have a restaura...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    For fans of castles or castle ruins, Greifenstein is a must. Also visit to the Bell Museum is worthwhile in any case.
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  • July 11, 2017
    Very interesting castle with Bell museum, Ancient Church, underground Church, amazing Bell tower. Climb up not for the faint hearted, climb down worse! Great walking around the grounds herb garden and...  more »
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  • Outstanding! I plan to too back when the restaurant is open.
  • Beautiful castel, beautiful view.
  • One of the most beautiful castles in the area. The Bell Museum is anyway unique and impressed the Castle Church. Great, the view in the valleys is round rum.
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  • Class tourist attraction, with a magnificent view up to Wetzlar! Very interesting, unfortunately min I been there when the Bell world was closed (winter). It was but not so tragic, I ran around the Castle, thereby incurred by these photos, I hope you can get you an impression that ;)
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  • The Bell world is really a great idea and a great way to cool off on hot days. It's a pity that you get to drink, because the restaurant had closed.
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