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Address: Sparrenberg, 33604 Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 521 1367956
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Great place

Go in good weather for a great view of the city! You will not forget it soon. Drinks and snacks are available.

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Auburn, Indiana
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Auburn, Indiana
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7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go in good weather for a great view of the city! You will not forget it soon. Drinks and snacks are available.

Thank indiana_cjl
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5 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great entrance at the beginning of the tower, with outstanding nature and a park for children to have fun. Besides the fascinating view over whole Bielefeld, I love the fact that it is dog friendly! Every dog owner should enjoy the walk or jog with their dog. 🙌🏻🐶

Thank Tatianaa A
Longmont, Colorado
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98 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Sparrenburg castle is a must-see Bielefeld landmark -- it is a relatively small castle with just one tower but in excellent shape. Well maintained and the castle grounds as well. You can visit the castle and grounds for free, just to get on the tower costs a few Euro. If you want to walk around the castle you can do... More 

1 Thank Frank S
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Not great for small kids as there is very little to do, OK view over the city and recently refurbished. Nice place to start or end a walk or cycle along the promenade.

Thank 35peter75
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42 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The castle is placed in a small park on the hill above the city. It is in a walking distance from the historical center, with a few steps going up the hill. Alternatively, there is a road for cars up to the castle. You can spend 30-50 minutes walking on the territory near the castle or go up the tower... More 

Thank Yelena V
Paderborn, Germany
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We live nearby yet had never visited so we decided to strike out and explore. The ruins create a nice circular stroll with lovely views across town and the surrounding area. They are quite well preserved and each area has an informative sign in both English and German. The ruins are free to visit, you only pay a small fee... More 

Thank helens2ry
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 November 2016

It is a must see in Bielefeld, nice small castle with a restaurant up there, beautiful and a good walk up hill, and if you are lucky you can get the best view of Bielefeld on a sunny day.

Thank Fadi B
Brighton, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We spent about an hour here on a Sunday morning. The grounds were well kept, nicely looked after. Within the battlements themselves, there were a good number of explanatory signs in German and English, telling you where you were, and the history of the place. Lots of opportunities to take photos of the local area from an elevated position. You... More 

Thank Campagnolo39-53
Freshwater, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely walk up and around the Sparrenburg. Once you get there it is a little disappointing as apart from the views there is nothing to do. The cafe is cute and not too expensive but the restaurant very expensive. Lots of weddings take place there

Thank littlebassett
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88 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This location offers a fantastic view over Bielefeld. I've ordered a burger and got a very tasty, delicious beef burger with cheese and real bread (not one of those terrible ones you get at the big fast food chains...). I enjoyed every single bite of it!

Thank SwissGuyWinti

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