Hohentubingen Castle (Schloss), Tubingen

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If you're willing to hike up a hill to Hohentubingen Castle (Schloss), you'll be rewarded with spectacular views of the river and surrounding town. While it now houses part of Tubingen University, it is the original castle of the dukes of Tubingen. Inside, a museum features statues of important figures. Before you head to Tubingen, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Tubingen road trip tool , to make sure you see all that Tubingen has to offer, including Hohentubingen Castle (Schloss).
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  • I visited on the day after their stay in Tübingen. Climb to the castle's Hill. So to me pretty tight climbed while the rest. Nice views overlooking the city.
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  • The present Castle was built in the Renaissance on the Foundation of an earlier building mid-11st century. Today it includes University departments of science and archaeology along with their collections, including the Museum of archaeology. An interesting display of plaster cast antique statues housed in the Knights room, which also boasts a magnificent window of the year 1537 and decorated with magnificent starry Vault.
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  • In addition to the great views, you can visit a free little museum were DNA was discovered. I didn't realize the substance of DNA was discovered here.  more »
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  • From top you have a beautiful view of Tübingen. I like the most, surrounding view in Autumn - amazing reddish, brownish, yellow coloration of leaves. Then this museum has amazing collection of ancient remains and things. It is surprisingly good...
  • Nice view of the city and very well maintaned castle. Worth the time 100%
  • We didnot go in, but the bird-view around the castle on the hill was already very satisfying.
  • The museum has a very nice collection of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and remains from Egyptian civilisation. The items of ivory from the ice age are very precious and takes us back to thousands of years. The guided tour in English was really insightful and interesting.
  • You can get into the museum or just walk though the castle. It's a imponent construction that would transport you to a medieval era

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