Neu-Windeck Castle

Lauf, Germany

Neu-Windeck castle was built around 1300 by the Lords of Windeck. Already in 1580 the castle was called a ruin. The gothic ruin consists of 20m high tower, dungeons and curtain walls.


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Founded: 1300
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)


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Sam (9 months ago)
Visited with friends on holiday, the climb was more interesting than the ruins. Nice view, recommended to go at sunset.
yvonne wendling (11 months ago)
Good morning Nice bike ride 80 km to the ruins. Nice view from the tower among others a young man my faith very daredevil who does not seem to measure the dangerousness of his climbing.
Thorsten Klug (2 years ago)
Beautiful ruin.
Anuj Malhotra (2 years ago)
Cute small ruin, picturesque but not much to see or do here!
arkbuilder 2012 (2 years ago)
Grandmothers house right below the castle ruins. Used to play there as a child and have been back to visit many times. Lots of wonderful memories. Happy to see that work is being done to preserve this historic site. Little known fact is that there is an escape tunnel that runs from the tower all the way to Burg Windeck.
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