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Hambacher Schloss, Neustadt an der Weinstrasse
(4.1/5 based on 150 reviews on the web)
Because the famous Hambacher Fest took place here in 1832, Hambacher Schloss, a restored castle, has become a symbol of the German democracy movement. After admiring the architecture of the structure, head inside to view the exhibits. Many of them are interactive and display old artifacts. If you can't read the German descriptions at the site, consider getting an audio guide. Our Neustadt an der Weinstrasse itinerary planner makes visiting Hambacher Schloss and other Neustadt an der Weinstrasse attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This is a beautiful castle with an interesting history as it is the birthplace of German democracy. The views are spectacular and on a clear days you can see for many miles. The location is magnificen...  more »
  • I was now already several times at the castle only rarely in it. It's high fun to hike or bike on cycle. But to get there by car/bus... The view is just amazing! During a visit to the Palatinate, you would most definitely there!
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  • Very nicely renovated. Good exhibition. The information/visitors House is very informative. Nice staff.
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  • Interesting historical place to visit. The "Schloss" is much more of a palace than a castle, and has been recently renovated. The historical building preserves interesting facts about the german flag, at least the colours and the birth of democracy in Germany. The visit itself is quite small, and there is relatively small information on English, knowledge of German language is important to enjoy the visit.
  • Great historical place about democratie. Nice view all over the river rhine area at the bottom. Unfriendly stufig in the cafe area but worth to visit all the year around.
  • Great place to hear about the 1700 German history.
  • I rate the place, not the businesses. It's an important place for the region and for whole Germany. History alert! You should check out what happened here. The area is very nice, and you have a great view. On certain times it can be very crowded and that's for a reason.
  • Nice place, must visit.