Högestad Castle

Ystad, Sweden

Högestad was the property of Lund Archbishop in the Middle Ages. After Reformation it was returned to the Crown. In 1635 the estate was acquired by Palle Rosenkrantz. He built the present main building. In 1682 Högestad was once again returned to the King of Sweden and in 1706 Carl XII of Sweden decided to sell it to Carl Piper. Today Högestad is one of the largest farms in Sweden.

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Founded: 1635
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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Wonderful environment
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Exciting programs, dedicated staff, good prices
Christer Bryhagen (3 years ago)
Just a big Christmas market
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Just a big Christmas market
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Trevlig julmarknad
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