Langendorf Castle

Zülpich, Germany

Once two-part Langendorf Castle was built in the 12th and 13th centuries as main and fore-castle surrounded by a moat. The round corner-tower of the late-gothic manor house dates back to the 15th century, as does the oldest part of the manor house. The more recent part of the manor house includes the chapel bay window and the courtrooms. The fore-castle with three wings was renovated in the 16th century, of which only the west wing has been preserved until today.

Today Langendorf castle is one of the best preserved and maintained moated castles in the Rhineland. Regular concerts are held there, entitled 'Concert in the Outbuilding' for up-and-coming young artists.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Markus Z (3 years ago)
Very nice well-kept castle with regularly great concerts! The vintage car rally was also a great event!
Christo Tonic (3 years ago)
Superb location and it truly is a gorgeous place to be. Don't miss the gracious and beautiful horses.
Marcus Schleiermacher (3 years ago)
It is a very nice maintained yard with the charm of a small moated castle. The owners have invested a lot of effort and resources, proving their love of detail over and over again to keep him up to date.
Thomas Modzelewski (3 years ago)
A private, clean and very nice castle facility. A short stop for a photo is definitely worth it. Unfortunately, you only get to the gate and sees little of this beautiful sight. Still 5 stars from me.
Ralfderweise (3 years ago)
Very nice place great Oldtimertreffen
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