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Schloss Burg, Solingen

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Schloss Burg, one of the oldest restored castles in West Germany, allows the chance to learn about the history, culture, trade, and life of the castle residents during the Middle Ages. Take the chairlift from the village of Unterburg to the castle, or head up one of the hiking trails before touring the grounds. Explore the historic rooms, like the knight's hall, ancestral hall, bower, and chapel. You can study the numerous wall paintings throughout the castle, stop by the armory to see old weapons and armor, or admire antique furnishings in the castle rooms. Afterward, stop in one of the many shops for souvenirs, or enjoy one of the cafes or restaurants. The castle sometimes hosts events like bazaars, jousting, and fireworks. Arrange your visit to Schloss Burg and discover more family-friendly attractions in Solingen using our Solingen trip itinerary planner.
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  • One the day of my visit they had knights turnaments in a setting of a play enacted by local volunteers. Fights with sword, knife, flais etc. This enactment takes place on certain days. The museum.....  more »
  • This one's an odd one. It's a gorgeous little place and really well maintained, but once you specifically ask the tour guide you find out that it is a complete rebuild and not the original castle at.....  more »
  • Long time ago...... this is the true story of this historic building(s) a world famous castle, locally! interested place to go back in the past. Some shops and restaurants make this trip perfect. To go with the "Seilbahn" is exciting....
  • Loved to come here as a kid. It has lost nothing of its historical charm. Can get busy on sunny days, but the fortress with its museum, arts and crafts stores and restaurants (amazing waffles) is always worth a visit.
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