Mindelburg Castle

Mindelheim, Germany

Mindelburg castle was built probably during the 12th century. It was destroyed in 1305 and rebuilt in 1370 by Friedrich von Teck. The castle as wass not changed much in the last centuries. The complete annex displays the typical structure of a European fortress, including a donjon. This architectural ensemble is used to stage several festivals and markets.


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


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Оксана Балахонкина (10 months ago)
Pay attention. A tower closed at 16.30 Very nice location. Prices are really ok in a place.
Zach Ammer (3 years ago)
Very cool piece of history. You can see renovated parts and the original areas. Very beautiful view over Mindelheim. You can either hike up or drive.
Ali Sno (3 years ago)
It offers you an awesome view from whole mindelheim, some quiet spots to sit and watch and some cannons with sculptures to admire. The wachtower is open during summer time and you can really admire the whole burg. You can also venture little bit in the forest and discover some awesome places like a mini lake and some activities for kids
Paul Donovan (5 years ago)
It was built and designed to be a fortress around 1148, it became the habitat of Georg Frundsberg, who had a significant influence on the the shape and future of Mindelheim. Today, a printery is using and maintaining several buildings there. Also, there's a restaurant with odd hours and food. Most parts of the castle are freely accessible including the original water well and defence towers. If you don't want to walk up there through the forest, which is quite beautiful, there's a parking lot just in front of the castle. Several buildings are, however, in danger to collapse.
Joshua Herring (6 years ago)
Amazing view and beautiful grounds. The history you can see here is amazing even parts of the old castle are still visible and able to be walked through.
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