Hohenzollern Castle first appeared in documents and writings in 1267. After the first castle was destroyed, a larger and more fortified castle was built on the same site in 1454. The fortress was abandoned in the 18th century and fell into ruins. Larger and more beautiful than ever before, King Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia had his family's ancestral seat rebuilt in its current form in the 19th century. The castle is still privately owned today.
Visitors can visit the castle daily from 10 a.m. The view from the castle walls is fantastic. You pay 7 euros entry for the castle complex. If you also want to see the splendid rooms, then you have to add 5 euros.
You can read all information about the castle, the exhibitions and the gastronomy here: burg-hohenzollern.com.
January 26, 2019
The castle Hohenzollern is known worldwide, even the chancellor Kohl was up, Japanese movie stars have married up here and in various movies she was already.
Frederick II lay in his coffin until after the turn of the castle
December 27, 2016
One of the best preserved castles in southwestern Germany, it is still privately owned and managed without public money.
There are some beautiful rooms, as well as the casemates (vault cellar rooms) to visit. Admission is not cheap currently 12 € adults, and 6 € for children. it is worth the great view and the culinary supply in the beer garden and restaurant is also good. In winter, there is a very nice Christmas market, which is also recommended!
September 9, 2018
Beautiful castle restored in the 19th century. Possibly. more spectacular from the outside than from the inside, but still nice. We did the castle without guidance, so we can not announce anything about the "innards". A nice beer garden in which one beside Pommes and sausage also the Prussia beer (normally good Pils) in the bar. Who is on Prussia devotional, will find in the shop.
Above all, in my view, the view into the distance ... that's really great.
June 19, 2019
The castle itself costs admission. But if you only have a little time or want to save money, you will also see a lot without the obligatory bus. You can go up to the castle, visit the beer garden and enjoy the view of the old walls and the landscape down in the valley.
July 11, 2019
The castle in its present form is a building of the renowned Berlin architect Friedrich August Stüler, who had been appointed in 1842 as a pupil and successor of Karl Friedrich Schinkel the architect of the king. It is considered a typical example of neo-Gothic in the German-speaking world. The impressive driveway systems designed by the engineer officer Moritz von Prittwitz, who was then considered the leading Prussian fortress builder. The sculptural works are by Gustav Willgohs.
August 16, 2019
Imposing castle on upstream mountain spur free-standing with a steep climb over steep ramps and stairs. A visit with the felt slippers is definitely worth it. It is fascinating to be back several centuries and to see how you lived in good circles back then.
March 11, 2020
One of the attractions in this place. For 22 euros you can visit many rooms and the courtyard in the castle. There are no guided tours due to Corona. The view from above is super great. I also think the castle is very beautiful. Simply recommend.
July 1, 2021
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