Schnaditz Castle was probably built around 1237 into a marshland area. The longest time (1463–1655) the family members of the von Zaschnitz lived there, also related to the Steuben family through marriage. Tietzen von Zaschnitz undertook numerous renovations and new buildings at the castle in the mid-15th century..

Immediately after the purchase in 1655, Ludwig von Wuthenau carried out extensive construction work on the castle, which had run down during the Thirty Years' War. Today it is in dilapidated state.

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Founded: c. 1237
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Marcel Machemer (3 months ago)
With pleasure again
S. Sasse (6 months ago)
My home is just great.
Petra Deinert (6 months ago)
A mysterious place. Very old and yet also romantically idyllic place. Spiral staircase, large and small rooms, sometimes with steps and small chambers.
Robson Sewen (12 months ago)
So far it can only be seen that someone has invested in the purchase and renovation of the roof. There is still a long way to go to this place's success. I think it will be hard to restore this place to its former glory. However, I keep my fingers crossed ??? that there are still some people who are going to give a second life to these objects. The very idea and thought of the current owner is great. You can see that the renovation will consume a lot of capital. Now turn a former warehouse into a monument to which tourists will come. ??? I keep my fingers crossed ?.
Heidrun Baecke (13 months ago)
Beautiful, imposing facility, but unfortunately in a pitiful condition.
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