Trebsen Castle

Trebsen, Germany

Trebsen Castle was probably built by Slavic Gaugraf Bucelinin 991 AD to protect the former Muldefurt, an important trade route. The castle was first mentioned in a document dated in May 1, 1161.

In 1494 the knight Georg von Saalhausen demolished the old castle and started building a new more representative castle without a defensive function. Around 1511, the electoral chamberlain Hans von Minckwitz became lord of the castle on Trebsen. Hi and his son completed the first major construction phase as a four-wing complex with stepped gables and diamond vaults.

In 1736, the bourgeois merchant Vincent Bauman from Hamburg became the owner of the castle. In 1738 he had the mighty round tower almost 18 meters in diameter in the castle courtyard demolished for the most part. With its building material and with the inclusion of older ground floor buildings, the south wing was rebuilt, as indicated by the keystone above the gate entrance. Baumann also had the palace gardens laid out in the English style, with the baroque garden pavilion being created.

Today the castle hosts weddings and historic restaurant.



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Founded: 991 AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Ottonian Dynasty (Germany)


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Diana Kühnel (2 years ago)
... were there to celebrate a wedding, great location, great food and a loving team, which made the day even more beautiful and to remember.
Senny ́s NoNameTV (2 years ago)
We had a really delicious meal here! The ambience, the music, the food and the friendliness speak for themselves. We would love to come back!
Ute Pahlow (2 years ago)
We wanted to look at the castle, but it was only visible from the outside. One side was renovated and the other was in need of repair. There is a restaurant in the inner courtyard. An extension that did not really fit the castle showed that a lot would have to be invested here. The garden exhibition was numerous in its design, but there was still a lack of selection of garden tools.
Gerhard Trettin (2 years ago)
The time had come, everything was well organized, THANK YOU! Because of the long wait for the test, there could be a Dixi toilet there ?? Otherwise, it was a great weekend, thanks to EVERYONE involved ?????
Ayman Farouk (4 years ago)
That place and event bring you back to mid ages and let you forget completely that you are living in the 21st century Kids and adults can understand and enjoy the heritage and history of that part of Germany
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