Rammenau Palace

Rammenau, Germany

Rammenau Castle was built between 1721 and 1735 by architect Johann Christoph Knöffel for Ernst Ferdinand von Knoch, chamberlain of king Augustus II the Strong. As Knoch went bankrupt with the immense costs of this project, Franz Josef von Hoffmann purchased it in a foreclosure auction in 1744. In 1879 it was sold to the von Posern family, with the last owner, Margarete von Helldorff née von Posern, being expropriated by the communists in 1945.

Today it is owned by the State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony and open to the public, housing a museum with period furniture.


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Founded: 1721-1735
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)


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Katarzyna Sudoł (9 months ago)
Beautiful palace in a baroque style with a garden.
Mahva (11 months ago)
The garden was amazing.inside the castle is nice but there is not much to see.however you have to buy ticket to visit the garden so it’s really worth it.
R Kromtzurg (2 years ago)
Nice residence in good shape. Some more information about this and that would be nice, f.e. what was the entry building used for, cuisine from that time, what's in the floor under the roof(s), et cetera.
Kevin Vermeer (2 years ago)
The castle looks amazing the price to get in is 5€pp so it's really cheap the parking next to it is 1€ for 3hours witch is also cheap. In the middle of the castle they put a restaurant so if your hungry you can fit your needs there on the first floor there are a few rooms decorated and all and they look really good For the garden on the back it's a nice size but not that spacial I will still recommend it just because of the beautiful palace
Masterpaja Paja (4 years ago)
Very nice chateau, no time visitation
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