Neu-Bechburg Castle

Oensingen, Switzerland

Neu-Bechburg Castle was built in 1250 by the Lord of Bechburg. The castle changed owners several times and, in 1635, it temporarily became the seat of the Bishop of Basel. Later it served as a private apartment, an inn and finally a stone quarry. In 1835 it was acquired by Johannes Riggenbach. His son Friedrich restored the castle from 1880 onwards.

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Founded: 1250
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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www.neu-bechburg.ch

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Анна Н (8 months ago)
Would be great to see the castle inside
Martin Columberg (15 months ago)
Great place got married there back in 2007 - still looks amazing! Great view and history!
Dr. Devosa Ivan (2 years ago)
The castle was closed, but no sign or description about it.
Dave Over (4 years ago)
Looks can be deceiving. The Schloss is very wide but exceedingly slim...
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