This medieval German fortress has long been a popular tourist destination.
The castle is located in the Swabian Alps, at an altitude of 855 meters from the ground, near the Zollern River.This building blends so organically into the picturesque area that it already seems to be part of nature.Hohenzollern is surrounded on all sides by a green forest, through which you will come to a staircase that will lead you to the ancient museum of the German knights. After you find yourself in the Eagle Gate, your eyes will open the incredible beauty of the chapel and tower.
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Anyone can visit this historical place and feel like in the Middle Ages. Having bought a place on the tour, you can see all the main halls, rooms, entrances and exits of this castle. Your attention will be presented to paintings by famous artists, Chinese porcelain, the wardrobe of Prussian kings and kings and, of course, the most famous exhibit – the golden crown of the dynasty. The decoration of the castle itself will make you find yourself in those medieval times: high ceilings, painted and carved walls, marble floors, mosaic stained-glass windows. But, unfortunately, taking photos inside the Hohenzollern Castle is prohibited. Every weekend from late November to mid-December, from Friday to Sunday, this ancient building hosts the Royal Christmas Markets. This is one of the most magical and beautiful bazaars in all of Germany. These days the fair is open from morning till late evening, attracting more and more tourists. Here you can not only buy memorable souvenirs, but also have plenty of fun: competitive and entertainment programs will please even the most capricious tourist. Admission for adults to the Royal Christmas Market is 10 euros, while kids and teenagers under 16 are always free. At Hohenzollern Castle, you can visit the famous Burg Hohenzollern restaurant and sample Swabian cuisine. Most of them are prepared with fresh natural seafood, which cannot but bribe the appetite. And, if you don’t have enough money for such dishes, you can bring food with you and just enjoy the pleasant cozy atmosphere – this is not prohibited. Near the family nest there is a nice souvenir shop where you can buy reminders of this exciting journey. They sell photographs, figurines, books, fake jewelry of kings and queens, and much more that can please an avid tourist.
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