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  • Address: Hohensyburgstr. 200, 44265 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids

The Hohensyburg Castle has one of the oldest history in the country. The site of the castle dates back to the Neolithic Era. A castle was built by the lords of Seiburg on what was a former Saxon refuge and was conquered by the Franks in the 8th century. This castle provide to be a vantage point since its overlooked the entire area near the confluence of the Ruhr river and the Lenne river.

The current castle was built as a restoration to the original castle in the early 12th century from the Ruhr sandstone that was destroyed partially in the late 13th century. Today, the remaining structure includes a residential section, the wall fortifications around the complex and courtyard. The Emperor Wilhelm monument is built in honour of Kaiser-Wilhelm-Denkmal) who was titled as the German Emperor during the Franco-Prussian War. Today, people hike to the monument to see the stunning landscape around the hill including the confluences of the two rivers and to admire the old construction of the castle itself.

Hohensyburg Travel Tips

  • Carry bottled drinking water and snacks.
  • Wear sturdy shoes for the hike.

Entrance Ticket Details For Hohensyburg

  • Admission to the place is free of cost.

How to Reach Hohensyburg

  • Bus: Hagen (Waldfriedhof) (8 kilometers away)
  • Train: Wittbräucke (4.1 kilometers away)
  • By renting a Bike.

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  • Hohensyburg Address: Hohensyburgstr. 200, 44265 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Hohensyburg Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Hohensyburg(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hohensyburg: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 2.65% of people who visit Dortmund include Hohensyburg in their plan

  • 37.5% of people start their Hohensyburg visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Hohensyburg

Monday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hohensyburg

People normally club together Signal Iduna Park and Theater Olpketal while planning their visit to Hohensyburg.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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